And yet, too many gay men are still letting a positive status scare us away from meaningful romantic relationships.Even before the bombshell study, previous research had found that Pr EP, which involves taking a blue pill called Truvada daily, reduces HIV infection by up to 92% when taken consistently, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.It didn’t matter how knowledgeable I was about HIV—part of the attraction I had for Brandon died in that moment..
“Having an undetectable viral load greatly lowers your chance of transmitting the virus to …
So we now have a highly effective method for preventing the transmission of HIV—but what about those who are already positive?
Brandon told me he was “undetectable.” If you’re a single man who has sex with other men, you’ve likely heard the term tossed around.
As we overate, the chances of third base becoming less of a practical reality with every bite, Brandon grew agitated and fidgety., in fact, more concerned with him feeling comfortable than his HIV status.
I understood how difficult it must have been to share this information with a stranger for whom he had sexual feelings, and I attempted to break the tension.