HIV

VICE Guide to Life

What to Do if the Condom Breaks During Sex

A doctor's guide on what to do if a condom fails you.
Matthew Terrell
9.24.18
Race

My Open Letter to Doctors About How to Treat Black and Latinx HIV Patients

New research reinforces the fact that doctors are unable to effectively engage with high-risk communities. Here's why.
George M. Johnson
7.26.18
healthcare

Out-Of-Pocket Costs for PrEP Put the HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many

It’s getting increasingly difficult for patients to afford Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, because of the drug’s high price and insurance company efforts to restrict patients' use of coupons.
Shefali Luthra and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
7.6.18
Sex

9 Things All Good Sex Party Hosts Will Have on Hand

The less obvious items you need in your Amazon cart before throwing a sex party.
Grant Stoddard
6.5.18
STDs

Bill Gates Says Trump Doesn't Know the Difference Between HPV and HIV

"I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other."
Mike Darling
5.18.18
grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
5.16.18
mental health

Internalizing Stigma Is Bad For Your Health

What happens when negative stereotyping comes from within.
Harriet Brown
4.13.18
HIV

Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged

Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
3.20.18
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
Meducation

A Single Pill Could Replace A Week's Worth Of HIV Drugs

Researchers are testing a 'pillbox in a capsule' that can slowly release six different medications.
Jesse Hicks
1.9.18
global health

Fake Doctor Accused of Infecting At Least 40 People With HIV Arrested in India [Updated]

Unqualified doctors are a widespread problem in India, where the gaps between public health services can foster unregulated private clinics.
Ankita Rao
1.5.18
HIV

HIV Is Still a Big Problem in Prisons

Drugs and unprotected sex on the inside aren't the reason why.
S.E. Smith
1.2.18