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EVENT: U=U Prevention Access Campaign Discussion

2017-10-05T16:27:38+00:00

EVENT: U=U PREVENTION ACCESS CAMPAIGN DISCUSSION LOCATION: WEST HOLLYWOOD COUNCIL CHAMBERS 625 N San Vicente Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90012 Date: Friday, October 6, 2017 Time: 7:30 pm- 9:00 pm This is an open public meeting. There is no charge. No RSVP is required. On Friday, October 6th, 2017 Thrive Tribe Foundation in partnership [...]

EVENT: U=U Prevention Access Campaign Discussion2017-10-05T16:27:38+00:00

BREAKING: CDC Officially Admits People With HIV Who Are Undetectable Can’t Transmit HIV

2017-09-29T15:36:16+00:00

By Savas Abadsidis SEPTEMBER 27 2017 6:12 PM EDT After hundreds of other experts and HIV organizations have already signed on to a pledge that recognizes that people living with HIV whose treatment has brought their viral load to an undetectable level — which is nearly half of all HIV-positive people in the U.S. [...]

BREAKING: CDC Officially Admits People With HIV Who Are Undetectable Can’t Transmit HIV2017-09-29T15:36:16+00:00

Movie’s Ads Protest Rules Restricting Gay Men From Donating Blood

2017-09-29T15:36:38+00:00

By BROOKS BARNES     SEPT. 24, 2017 LOS ANGELES — The last “Saw” movie, released by Lionsgate in 2010, was advertised as “the final chapter.” But you didn’t think a franchise with roughly $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales was going to die that easily, did you? In true horror film fashion, the series will resume [...]

Movie’s Ads Protest Rules Restricting Gay Men From Donating Blood2017-09-29T15:36:38+00:00

Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine

2017-09-23T09:03:56+00:00

By Kate Bass, BSc September 22, 2017 Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company Sanofi have engineered a three-pronged antibody that protected monkeys from two strains of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) better than the equivalent naturally occurring antibodies. HIV is the causal agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). [...]

Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine2017-09-23T09:03:56+00:00

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

2017-09-22T17:14:54+00:00

By James GallagherHealth and science reporter, BBC News website 22 September 2017 Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The work is a [...]

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains2017-09-22T17:14:54+00:00

When Is There Zero Risk of Transmitting HIV?

2017-09-19T20:02:01+00:00

BY DESIREÉ GUERRERO SEPTEMBER 19 2017 5:46 AM EDT Over the past year, hundreds have joined the growing list of health experts and organizations around the world to endorse the Undetectable Equals Untransmittable Consensus Statement. The U=U Consensus states that a person living with HIV who has an undetectable viral load through treatment cannot [...]

When Is There Zero Risk of Transmitting HIV?2017-09-19T20:02:01+00:00

Saturday tea dance at the Hotel Indigo in DTLA raised funds to benefit TTF

2017-09-18T21:06:40+00:00

  by Christopher Harrity The Thrive Tribe Foundation's end of summer party brought men together to connect, empower, educate, and grow the community's awareness of HIV, PrEP, healthcare, and substance abuse recovery. Presented by Stag Events, this summer Saturday tea dance at the Hotel Indigo in DTLA raised funds to benefit Thrive Tribe Foundation. [...]

Saturday tea dance at the Hotel Indigo in DTLA raised funds to benefit TTF2017-09-18T21:06:40+00:00

CNN’s interview with TTF’s Associate Director, Chris Villalobos.

2017-09-19T20:04:43+00:00

What's it like to date while living with HIV and other incurable STDs? Lisa Ling investigates issues of stigma, disclosure with Thrive Tribe Foundation's Associate Director Chris Villalobos. Positive Dating, hook-ups & slut-shaming in today's HIV+ world By Contessa Gayles It was potluck night recently for a group of men in Los Angeles who [...]

CNN’s interview with TTF’s Associate Director, Chris Villalobos.2017-09-19T20:04:43+00:00

TTF Holds first HIV Education Workshop at Hamilton High School

2017-09-09T13:47:31+00:00

On Friday, September 8, 2017, Thrive Tribe Foundation (TTF) held its first HIV Education Workshop for the students at Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles. Students are writing a play about HIV/AIDS as a project for World AIDS Day, and Board Director, Lane Janger connected the school's program director with TTF's Associate Director, [...]

TTF Holds first HIV Education Workshop at Hamilton High School2017-09-09T13:47:31+00:00

HIV infections fall by 40% in Europe’s biggest sexual health clinic

2017-09-01T18:19:19+00:00

Benjamin Butterworth30th August 2017, 5:26 PM56 Dean Street figures project new HIV infections to have fallen by two-thirds since 2015.The clinic now says zero new HIV infections in a year is a realistic possibility.Experts are putting the dramatic fall in HIV rates down to HIV-prevention drug PrEP, which will be rolled out to 10,000 people [...]

HIV infections fall by 40% in Europe’s biggest sexual health clinic2017-09-01T18:19:19+00:00

United Apologizes, Reverses Truvada Policy After HIV Activists Push Back

2017-08-05T19:37:40+00:00

United Apologizes, Reverses Truvada Policy After HIV Activists Push Back by BROOKE SOPELSA Following outrage by HIV advocates after UnitedHealthcare sent a rejection letter to a patient seeking Truvada — denying him due to his “high risk homosexual behavior" — the insurer announced Friday it is changing its policy for the daily HIV prevention pill [...]

United Apologizes, Reverses Truvada Policy After HIV Activists Push Back2017-08-05T19:37:40+00:00

Health Care Company Denies Man PrEP Because He Engages In ‘High Risk Homosexual Behavior’.

2017-08-04T08:04:04+00:00

Instinct Staff August 3, 2017 A health care company reportedly denied a gay man a Truvada prescription because he engages in "high risk homosexual behavior." With United HealthCare's refusal to cover the prescription, the man would be forced to pay approximately $1,500 a month out of pocket, if he wished to remain on the HIV prevention drug. From Raw [...]

Health Care Company Denies Man PrEP Because He Engages In ‘High Risk Homosexual Behavior’.2017-08-04T08:04:04+00:00

New Structure in TTF Leadership

2017-04-21T21:08:14+00:00

The month of April has brought TTF some internal changes in its leadership. After nine months of transition, we are excited to officially welcome our new Executive Director, Orren Plaut, and Associate Director, Chris Villalobos. Orren found the Thrive Tribe Foundation (TTF) in 2014 when he attended a potluck that took place at a [...]

New Structure in TTF Leadership2017-04-21T21:08:14+00:00

Advocate & Entertainment Guru Michael Hennessey Celebrates Life with AIDS

2017-04-21T20:58:03+00:00

August 1990 the autumn leaves where falling, actor Michael Hennessey was the given the diagnoses that he only had 9 years to live. He had contracted HIV which moved into full blown AIDS from 1997 until 2011. He fought daily and overcame his AIDS diagnosis and now inspires the world as MIRACLE MIKE. Miracle [...]

Advocate & Entertainment Guru Michael Hennessey Celebrates Life with AIDS2017-04-21T20:58:03+00:00

Scientists have identified an antibody that neutralises 98% of HIV strains

2017-03-03T16:27:22+00:00

We're closer than ever to an HIV vaccine.  BEC CREW Scientists have discovered an antibody produced by an HIV-positive patient that neutralises 98 percent of all HIV strains tested - including most of the strains that are resistant to other antibodies of the same class. Due to HIV’s ability to rapidly respond to the body’s immune [...]

Scientists have identified an antibody that neutralises 98% of HIV strains2017-03-03T16:27:22+00:00

‘Finding Prince Charming’ Star Talks HIV Stigma, Hookup Apps & the Perfect Date

2017-03-03T16:28:17+00:00

After coming out as HIV-positive on national televison, this former suiter has a lot to say. By David Artavia NOVEMBER 14 2016 When Eric Leonardos found out he was HIV-positive at a small clinic in Austin, Texas, he was running late for a presentation at work. The then-25-year-old hair stylist was forced to pull himself [...]

‘Finding Prince Charming’ Star Talks HIV Stigma, Hookup Apps & the Perfect Date2017-03-03T16:28:17+00:00

This USB Stick Can Perform HIV Test With 95% Accuracy In 20 Minutes

2017-03-03T16:29:07+00:00

Short Bytes: As a major breakthrough in HIV treatment, the scientists at Imperial College of London and UK biotech company DNA Electronics have created a new HIV test that’s carried out using a USB stick. In the trials, the device tested about 1,000 samples with 95% accuracy with an average test time of 21 minutes. [...]

This USB Stick Can Perform HIV Test With 95% Accuracy In 20 Minutes2017-03-03T16:29:07+00:00