HIVE in the Media
Learn about the roles of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis), TasP (Treatment as Prevention), male and female condoms, and more.
“We look at the scale-up of PrEP in San Francisco in the United States of America (USA), where comprehensive PrEP services are already changing lives and the shape of the epidemic.”
“…having HIV, or having a partner living with HIV, shouldn’t change our opinions about who has the right to have a child.”
“But I think to myself, well, that’s our problem. That’s a fixable problem. We need to create a story about inclusion, about what’s possible. That’s just as important as the work to get the science to make it possible.”
In 1991, during the peak of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, 1650 babies were born with HIV in the United States. By 2010, that number had declined to 162.
“Shannon’s enthusiasm for the well-being of others has helped build healthy and loving families in more ways than one.”
Witnessing someone’s dream come true is a gift. I once joined a couple and their baby. As the parents ate their salad amongst the bustle of San Francisco’s financial district lunch crowd and took turns holding the baby, I looked around wishing everyone could perceive this great love. I wondered what it is like to be this child — to grow up having been so wanted, so planned for, so desired.