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Doctors Aren’t Offering Young People PrEP. That Has to Change.

[From The Body,  March 28, 2019]

“As a young person who identifies as nonbinary, meaning I do not identify within the gender binary, accessing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was a challenging quest. PrEP is a once-daily pill regimen that supports people in remaining HIV negative. Although I have been an organizer and advocate in support of LGBTQ youth for over five years in Philadelphia, I have only been aware of PrEP for about two years. PrEP is extremely effective at preventing HIV transmission. So why was no one talking about it to young people?”

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