Undetectable=Untransmittable | U=U | An undetectable viral means people living with HIV cannot sexually transmit the virus — even when condoms aren’t being used.
The ways guys keep themselves and each other safe from HIV has changed. From using condoms to highly effective preventative medicines, different methods work for different guys, and that can all change depending on the circumstances.
Karl Schmid is an Australian news correspondent based in Los Angeles for America’s ABC network. Schmid made headlines around the world after publicly disclosing his HIV status in a heartfelt Facebook post.
For almost four decades our communities have been living with the HIV epidemic. In the last few years, there have been some remarkable leaps and bounds in how much we understand about HIV and what we can do to treat and prevent it more effectively than ever. Welcome to HIV in the 21st century.
I’ve been with my amazing boyfriend for many months now and we’re both feeling like we’re ready to ditch the condoms. The thing is, he’s HIV positive and undetectable. He’s suggested I go on PrEP. Do I need to?