Video: Gay Serviceman Erased from Military, Sex Workers Talk Shop, and Gay Activists are Cruising

Published: July 21, 2016

by Mark S. King www.MyFabulousDisease.com Twitter @MyFabDisease Somewhere Elizabeth Taylor is grinning from ear to ear. Her grandchildren have not only become HIV activists in their own right, but they dove right into an HIV criminalization demonstration that took over the main stage at AIDS2016 in Durban, South Africa. In my latest video from the global event, I chat with …

PrEP Around the World: What are the Next Steps on PrEP Provision to the MSM Community?

Published: July 20, 2016

by Brian Kanyemba The MSMGF AIDS 2016 Pre-Conference Action+ Access: Rights and Demands of Gay and Bisexual Men in the Global HIV Response in Durban, South Africa came at a very import time in the discussions around PrEP roll out among MSM in different communities and countries globally. Different presenters in different sessions expounded their discussion around PrEP focusing from …

VIDEOS From AIDS2016: Inside the Massive HIV Treatment Access March

Published: July 19, 2016

By Mark S. King www.MyFabulousDisease.com Twitter @MyFabDisease I am a gay man with health insurance living in the United States, which means I have access to HIV medications if I need them. In the global scheme of things, that makes me an enormously privileged person. My privilege is something that always strikes me square across the head when I attend …

Charlie Tredway: First Impressions and First Break Out Session

Published: July 17, 2016

This was my first time attending the International AIDS conference and straight out of the gate the MSMGF pre-conference set the tone for what I think will be a focus for the duration of the conference. That is calling bullshit where we see it. There a parallel epidemic of blue sky, magical thinking and one stop solutions and simple target …

Mark S. King's First Video From the MSMGF Pre-Conference!

Published: July 17, 2016

Gay Men at AIDS2016 Talk Stigma, Chem Sex and PrEP Drug Smuggling The most stunning facet of the MSM pre-conference (“Gay Day”) at AIDS2016, sponsored by MSMGF, was that so many of the gay men in attendance had the courage to show up at all. Held Saturday, the gathering featured hundreds of gay HIV advocates, including those from countries in …

MSMGF Celebrates Groundbreaking Global Guidelines for HIV ART and PrEP But Calls for the Removal of Barriers to Access Among MSM

Published: November 11, 2015

Crucial Recommendations Have Potential to Change the Epidemic by Simplifying ART for People Living with HIV and Revolutionizing Prevention for People at Risk (September 30, 2015)– The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) commends the World Health Organization (WHO) for issuing new guidelines on immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all HIV-positive people and for encouraging the availability of pre-exposure …