Are Women Prepared for HIV PrEP?

By Chloe Lessard, KALW/Crosscurrents

Did you know that you can take a drug to reduce your risk of getting HIV? If you’re a gay man, you’ve probably heard of it. It’s a daily regimen called PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis. Maybe you’ve even seen ads for it on BART trains or clinic brochures, usually targeting men who sleep with other men.

But PrEP doesn’t benefit  only men, and some women and trans folks are wondering why a drug that could potentially save their lives hasn’t been aggressively promoted in their communities.

Read the complete story at KALW/Crosscurrents.