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Porn Organization Calls for Ouster of AHF Michael Weinstein

Porn Organization Calls for Ouster of AHF Michael Weinstein

Article via WeHoVille
The Free Speech Coalition (FSC), a group that represents the adult porn industry, has endorsed a petition demanding the resignation of Michael Weinstein as CEO of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
The petition drive was launched Tuesday by Eric Paul Leue, who last month was named Mr. Los Angeles Leather. Leue objected to a statement by Weinstein in an interview …

I AM: Adam Hunter

I AM: Adam Hunter

Re-introducing the newest old addition to the Treasure Island Media family, our marketing manager Adam Hunter.

Julian Marks: Hi Adam!
Adam Hunter: Hi Julian!
JM: How are you doing?
AH: Good, good. Let’s get started.
JM: Hah, okay. Tell me a little about yourself.
AH: Well, my name is Adam. I’m 28 years old. I was born in San Francisco outside of Folsom Gulch; my mom …

Michael Weinstein Needs to Resign, Says New Petition

Michael Weinstein Needs to Resign, Says New Petition

PETITION TO REMOVE MICHAEL WEINSTEIN
Article via Frontiers LA
By: Brendan Shucart
Michael Weinstein, the president of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation unleashed a firestorm of controversy last week after calling HIV-prevention medication Truvada a “party drug” in a recent interview with Associated Press. Now he is being asked to resign.
Truvada is so far the only medication that has been approved by …

TIMCares || Of Porn Stars and PrEP

TIMCares || Of Porn Stars and PrEP

TIM models Drew Sebastian and his boyfriend Max Cameron are featured in a short documentary by Fusion TV about the use of Truvada for PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis).  Drew and Max are a serodiscordant couple who moonlight as porn stars. In the video the couple say that PrEP has helped them to be more intimate with each other.
Despite proven rates of …

The Stigma of Dating Someone HIV-Positive

The Stigma of Dating Someone HIV-Positive

By Tyler Curry for HuffPost.
To a certain type of gay man, the thought of dating someone who is openly HIV positive can feel like social suicide. They certainly aren’t the best version of our culture, but any homosexual can attest to the reality of some sects of our society who view people’s HIV status like designer labels. When it comes …

Minnesota Supreme Court Sides With HIV-Positive Man

Minnesota Supreme Court Sides With HIV-Positive Man

By Steve Karnowski for HuffPost. 
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court rejected a prosecutor’s effort to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man, ruling Wednesday that the statute under which he was convicted was ambiguous.
Groups supporting gay rights said the ruling affirms the need for government to respect the personal and private decisions …

Mandating Mail-Order Pharmacies

Mandating Mail-Order Pharmacies

By Rita Rubin for Poz.com
C.O. Bigelow, which describes itself as the oldest apothecary in the United States, has been in business in New York City for 175 years. The Greenwich Village pharmacy counts activist and author Larry Kramer as a loyal customer.
“There’s no pharmacy in the world like Bigelow,” Kramer says. “I’ve been going there since 1970. I just adore …

The Men Who Want AIDS?

The Men Who Want AIDS?

By ThePOZStaff for POZ. 
“The Men Who Want AIDS–and How It Improved Their Lives” is the attention-grabbing headline of a controversial yet in-depth feature by Out magazine.
At first glance, the article written by Maral Noshad Sharifi with extra reporting by editor Aaron Hicklin may seem purely sensationalistic. However, it does raise important issues.
The premise is that some young homeless men–desperate for …

Punditry of the Penis: Let’s see this simple, elegant organ for what it is

Punditry of the Penis: Let’s see this simple, elegant organ for what it is

By Ally Fogg for TheGuardian. 
I may not have been the first and certainly wasn’t the last to react toSuzanne Moore’s 10 rules for managing your penis by tweeting the Comment is free team: Could I bagsie the follow-up piece on how to manage your vagina? I’ll admit it was less in expectation than in the prevailing spirit of trollolol but anyway, a few …

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