Prepping Gay Men for PrEP

LONDON – In October, two groups researching the effectiveness of a potential breakthrough drug in the fight against HIV did something unusual. They announced that the therapy they were testing, an antiretroviral drug called Truvada, had proved effective enough to end the randomized phases of the trials, and that they were offering the pill to all of the studies’

My 10 Years of Living With HIV

                                               Picture by Ajamu X The morning I was diagnosed with HIV was like most others. I had just left my hotel and was heading for the International convention center to attend the

Adebisi Alimi: Gay Nigerian Actor Puts His Sexuality In The Spotlight

DECEMBER 28, 2014 5:35 AM ET LINDA POON, picture by Claire Eggers/NPR Adebisi Alimi, an actor-turned-activist, was the first person ever to come out as gay on Nigerian television. He now shares his story when he speaks up for the rights of the LGBT community. Adebisi Alimi is the first person ever to come out as gay on

BISI ALIMI TALKS TO ELNATHAN

“In the second interview of the series, Bisi Alimi, a prolific human rights campaigner talks to Elnathan about his life and work. He started his advocacy work at the height of the HIV epidemic within the Nigerian MSM community in the late 90s. He worked as Program Director for the country’s foremost MSM organization “The

Persecuted for being gay

Bisi Alimi, from Nigeria In 2002, I was at university in Nigeria and standing for election. A magazine wrote about me and exposed me as being gay. This led the university to set up a disciplinary committee. I was very nearly dismissed. When I did graduate, people wanted to refuse me my certificate on the