Category Archives: anal sex

  1. Meet Annette Larkin, A Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate

    Check out this interesting mini-bio of  Annette Larkin, the latest in IRMA’s “Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate” series on the IRMA website here.  Annette is one of five new bios posted last week. Annette LarkinAlexandria, Virginia, USA “It’s possible that microcides will really find a home in the rectum, so to speak.” Annette is an IRMA advocate, Read More >>

    advocacy, anal sex, CONRAD, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, new prevention technologies, rectal microbicide, research, Tenofovir
  2. The Bronze Eye Is Open: A Philosophy of Anal Sex

    via Huffington Post, by Marten Weber As anyone who has ever been skillfully buggered knows, anal sex — at least for the prostate-endowed — is the best invention since sliced bread. Straight men have recently discovered “prostate massage” and “prostate stimulation.” According to a manufacturer of sex toys I interviewed for this piece, strap-ons have been their Read More >>

    anal sex, heterosexuality, homosexuality, IRMA, religion, sodomy
  3. Anal health is not just a gay issue: Women need rectal microbicides too

    via Citizen News Service, by Bobby Ramakant “It is high time that anal health and hygiene comes out of the closet” said Dr Ross Cranston from University of Pittsburgh, USA. Dr Cranston was referring to the multitude of anal health complications people practicing receptive anal sex are likely to be dealing with in their lives and very Read More >>

    Africa, AIDS 2012, anal sex, Citizen News Service, herpes, HIV, hiv prevention, HIV/AIDS, International AIDS Conference, IRMA, Project ARM, rectal microbicide, STI, women, Women's Health
  4. What kind of prevention do gay men need?

     via aidsmap, by Gus Cairns How do we stop the hyperepidemic in gay men? A number of presentations at the 19th International AIDS Conference explored the ‘hyperepidemic’ of HIV amongst men who have sex with men, and especially black MSM. A paper presented by Gregorio Millet (pictured above at a White House reception honoring people working in AIDS) showed that, at Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, anal sex, antiretroviral therapy, ARVs, gay men, HIV, hiv prevention, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS, International AIDS Conference, MSM, pre-exposure prophylaxis, PrEP, Treatment as Prevention
  5. Preaching to the choir? Advocating condoms and lubes at AIDS 2012

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012, and after.] via Citizen News Service, by Bobby Ramakant At the recently concluded XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), the ‘And Lubes’ campaign that brought attention to the fact that condoms should be distributed along Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, anal sex, Citizen News Service, condoms, hiv prevention, HIV/AIDS, International AIDS Conference, IRMA, lubricant, STI, UNAIDS
  6. AIDS 2012 And Lube

    via Windy City Times, by Jim Pickett For seven, long, long days I dove into the deep end of the madness that was the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) and various ancillary meetings held in Washington, D.C., last week. It was a mad, mad world of 20,000 plus people from every corner of the planet running to Read More >>

    Africa, AIDS 2012, anal sex, condoms, GLAM, HIV/AIDS, International AIDS Conference, IRMA, lubricant, Project ARM, rectal microbicide
  7. Lubes a Key Priority in Africa

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Chief K Masimba Biriwasha Condom-compatible lubes are a rarity in Africa forcing transgender women, gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and heterosexual populations that engage Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, amfAR, anal sex, AVAC, Citizen News Service, condoms, GLAM, IRMA, MSM, Project ARM, rectal microbicide
  8. Anti-HIV rectal microbicide research moves ahead

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizens News Service, by Bobby Ramakant It is indeed promising to note the momentum rectal microbicides research and development has attained, more so when there is a global call to end AIDS at the Read More >>

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  9. Uganda AIDS Activist Sees Hope in Rectal Microbicides

    [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen News Service, by Chief K Masimba Biriwasha UGANDAN AIDS activist and medical doctor, Paul Semugoma, 42, said that rectal microbicides have a potential to save the unnecessary loss of lives among men who Read More >>

    Africa, AIDS 2012, anal sex, Citizen News Service, Gay, HIV transmission, IRMA, lubricant, Microbicides, MSM, rectal microbicide, Uganda
  10. Rectal Microbicides Open New Frontier in HIV Fight

     [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen New Service, by  Chief K.Masimba Biriwasha  Microbicide research has gained momentum in recent years with focus largely on products to prevent HIV during vaginal sex. However, there is a growing momentum to develop Read More >>

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