Our new campaign, ‘More To Safer Sex’, outlines seven strategies that contribute to a safer sex life. Adopting two or three – or even all seven – of these strategies will make your sex life, and the guy you’re having sex with, safer.
With the campaign, we are communicating traditional – and some non-traditional – safer sex methods.
- Regular testing
- Education about HIV and viral load
- The risks of different sex acts
- What to do in an emergency (PEP)
- What the future of HIV prevention could hold (PrEP)
Everyone has an HIV status; you are either HIV-negative or HIV-positive. Taking an HIV test won't change your status but it will let you know what it is. Not taking a test doesn't mean that you are HIV-negative; it simply means that you don't know your status.Read more
HIV self-test kits allow you to test for HIV in the privacy of your own home. You take a sample - either a saliva swab or blood from a finger prick - test it yourself using the kit and get your result straight away. You don't need to send your sample off to get your result.Read more
HIV-undetectable is a term used to describe someone who is living with HIV but on successful and effective treatment.Read more
Condoms used with water-based or silicone-based lube are the surest way to protect you or your partner against HIV and many other sexually transmitted infections.Read more
Condoms are one of the most effective and reliable ways of preventing the spread of HIV (and many other STIs) when you fuck.Read more
Post Exposure Prophylaxis, or PEP, is a course of HIV medication which you can take if you have been at risk of HIV infection.Read more
PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.Read more
Most gay men who have HIV caught it from getting fucked without a condom.Read more