prevention options 

STOP AIDS Project: PrEP Survey Results

How interested are men in PrEP?

What do guys think about PrEP? How many guys are taking it already? How many are interested in taking it? 

Ethics and Concerns about PrEP

PrEP: Ethical questions and key concerns

The possibility of PrEP being effective raises several ethical questions and concerns: Who will have access? What about drug resistance?

PrEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis San Francisco

PrEP: What is STOP AIDS Project doing?

STOP AIDS has collaborated on PrEP research, sponsored community events and discussions and participated in policy development.

PrEP Explained

PrEP Explained

PrEP is an experimental approach to HIV prevention currently being studied to see if it is safe and effective for an HIV negative person to take anti-HIV medications.

HPV and Anal Cancer Screening

Doctors want PAP Test for Men

Usually used to screen women for cervical cancer, San Francisco doctors call for gay and bi men to be screened for anal cancer using the Pap test.

HPV and Anal Cancer an Article

Anal Cancer Screening Needed

This editorial highlights the ongoing need for protocols for regular anal cancer screening for gay and bi men.

What is PEP?

PEP stands for post-exposure prophylaxis.  It's a 30 day course of drugs that is given to people who think they have recently been exposed to HIV.


PrEP: Frequently Asked Questions

By now you've probably heard about PrEP's effectiveness. Naturally, that leads to more questions. Is it safe? Who will have access?

Understanding iPrEx Results

Understanding iPrEx Results

On November 23, a global PrEP study released it's findings on whether a pill a day could prevent HIV transmission among gay and bisexual men. The results could be a game changer.

Considering Starting PrEP

Advice about Starting Oral PrEP Now

There is currently not enough evidence to demonstrate when and how people who are at high risk for HIV should start PrEP. We know more studies will be coming out that may help with this decision. We recommend that you make an informed decision in consultation with a medical provider.