Category Archives: Marc-André LeBlanc

  1. Soooooooo….. Are Lubes Safe?

    via Positive Lite, by Marc-André LeBlanc “This situation is unacceptable. We’re in 2013, for the love of all that is wet and wild! How can we not know the answer to such a fundamental question—are lubes safe?”   Here I am again, standing in front of a giant wall of lube options at a local store. Water-based, silicone-based, Read More >>

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  2. POZ love for IRMA – The Anal Dialogues

    The July/August 2011 issue of POZ Magazine belongs to IRMA and rectal microbicides. Check it out for a nice history of our work and a snapshot of the science, including important information on lubricant safety. via, by Trenton Straub Excerpt: Perhaps IRMA’s most visible work is three game-changing reports it published in conjunction with the biennial Read More >>

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  3. IRMA lube safety presentation gets some love

    IRMA recently teemed up with the Global Forum on MSM and HIV to present on one of our key issues – lube safety “Are Lubes Safe for Rectal Use? What MSM Need to Know.” IRMA Secretary and resident lube expert Marc-André LeBlanc did the honors, and if we must say so ourselves, did them quite well. And Read More >>

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  4. NEW: Lube Safety Fact Sheet and QA for Advocates

    IRMA urges more research on lube safety After an extraordinary amount of work with IRMA’s Lube Safety Working Group and members of the IRMA Steering Committee – led by IRMA Secretary Marc-André LeBlanc over the course of four months and many, many drafts – we are delighted to release two important documents to help you gain a Read More >>

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  5. IRMA’s Marc-André LeBlanc Gives Good Podcast

    IRMA’s Steering Committee Secretary (and founding member) Marc-André LeBlancrecently made a guest appearance on Peer Review Radio, a podcast based in Ottawa, Canada devoted to making science interesting and approachable for all types of communities. He talks about rectal microbicides, naturally, and other new prevention technologies in a program titled “HIV – Staying Positive.” Go to 22:44 Read More >>

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