California Senatorial Candidate Scott Wiener Speaks Out On Condom Ballot Initiative #RemoveWeinstein

California Senatorial Candidate Scott Wiener Speaks Out On Condom Ballot Initiative #RemoveWeinstein

From Scott Wiener’s Facebook While perhaps superficially appealing, this statewide ballot measure requiring condoms in adult films is terrible for public health, and we need to defeat it. It’s a gimmick measure that that has no support in the HIV advocacy community other than from its sponsoring organization, the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which […]

 

San Francisco Goes All-In on HIV Prevention Pill

San Francisco Goes All-In on HIV Prevention Pill

Politician Scott Wiener “comes out” as taking Truvada for PReP, while a colleague pushes to make the drug easier to obtain for low-income San Franciscans. San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has become the first politician in the United States to disclose that he’s taking Truvada as PrEP, a once-daily pill to prevent HIV. Meanwhile, his […]

 

San Francisco Supervisor Wiener says he’s taking HIV-prevention drug

San Francisco Supervisor Wiener says he’s taking HIV-prevention drug

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener on Wednesday became what appears to be the first public figure in the country to disclose that he’s taking a drug that prevents HIV infection – a pill that public health officials said could save lives but has remained largely unused due to stigma and lack of awareness. Wiener’s announcement is […]

 

AHF Gets Caught Trying To Circumvent The Law, Responds By Suing The City and County of San Francisco

AHF Gets Caught Trying To Circumvent The Law, Responds By Suing The City and County of San Francisco

AHF files suit in federal court, claiming its civil rights have been violated — and once again taxpayers must foot the bill On Friday, August 1, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the controversial AIDS nonprofit that currently runs a pharmacy at the Out of the Closet on Church St., and took over operations at Mom’s Pharmacy on 18th Street in 2012, filed […]