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QUESTION: Is It Finally The Right Time For HIV Negative Guys To Start PrEP?

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Now that PrEP has been recommended by the World Health Organization as a means for HIV prevention and has been the focus of this provocative article that made a recent cover of New York Magazine, 2014 seems to be the year that the little blue pill is finally hitting the mainstream as an effective weapon in the battle against HIV.

Though it’s great that PrEP now has advocates with just a bit more trustworthiness than Michael Lucas as well as some very encouraging efficacy percentages on its side (one study found it 99 percent effective among those who used it regularly), a great deal of gay men are still unsure of whether it’s the right choice for them.

Emotions are high and opinions are varied about this bold new way of HIV prevention, so we ask you, Queerty members: Is It Finally The Right Time For HIV Negative Guys To Start PrEP?