A new HIV prevention ad is taking a realistic outreach effort to PrEP, anonymous hook-ups and the “party” culture: “When straight guys have a lot of sex, they’re called studs. But when gay guys have a lot of sex, they’re called sluts.”
Over the past year or two it seems to me there have been more conversations on HIV/AIDS and its treatment and prevention than I’ve probably ever seen in my entire time as an LGBT advocate, writer and community member.
[The first “Dear Michael Weinstein,” tackled Weinstein’s and his AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s advertising campaign this week against pre-exposure prophylaxis and the use of Truvada, along with their ridiculous notions about some “condom culture.” If you missed it, check it out here.] Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s ads against the use of Truvada as a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are making their rounds in newspapers across the country this week.