Worth a Read: Is Truvada a Lifesaver or a Party Drug?

Truvada
Truvada

The gay community is sharply divided over the use of Truvada to prevent uninfected men from contracting HIV. Some argue that it’s a potential lifesaver in a world where sex without a condom is so prevalent. Others, notably Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundations, describe it as a “party drug” that will lead gay men to refrain from using condoms and take risks with their sexual health, expose them to various sexually transmitted diseases. The Associated Press in a recent story took a look at both sides of the argument.