A local health care company is targeting gay men in minority communities for an HIV prevention program.
The state Assembly is advancing legislation to expand California’s sex education curriculum, requiring schools to teach more about sexually transmitted infections and discuss same-sex relationships when teaching HIV prevention.
A man suspected of posing as a police officer to kidnap and sexually assault a teenager was charged Tuesday with attacking another girl while knowing he was infected with HIV.
Nevada currently has no rules specifically covering pornography production. And no permit is needed to film on private property, a home or in a hotel room, according to the state film office.
Two adult film actors have contracted HIV, with one most likely infecting the other during unprotected sex at a film shoot in Nevada where testing was less stringent than industry standards, officials said.
California public health officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.
Five former performers who contracted HIV while working in the adult-film industry over the past decade will host a news conference Friday to propose a statewide ballot measure that will require condom use for adult films shot in California.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called off a production moratorium after just a day because a performer’s HIV test turned out to be a false positive.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industry-wide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV.
Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.
Public health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.
Doctors at an AIDS conference in Boston Wednesday revealed that a baby girl born in Long Beach last April had her HIV status change without hours of her birth.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year.
The first-ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day, was first held in 1988.
A pair of adult film actors recently infected with the AIDS virus are calling on the porn industry to require all performers to use condoms.