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The Positively Fearless Campaign is making strides in HIV awareness and prevention among African American and Latino MSM.

Men are less likely than women to take an HIV test, less likely to access antiretroviral therapy, and more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses. READ FULL STORY

  • Why are black men falling behind when it comes to antiretroviral therapy. READ FULL STORY
  • One out of three young, black gay and bi men are unaware of their status. READ FULL STORY
  • Popular contraceptive shot may raise risk of HIV infection READ FULL STORY
  • Penile bacteria may be a previously unrecognized risk factor for HIV infection in men. READ MORE HERE
  • CDC estimate of the annual number of new HIV infections in the United States fell 18% between 2008 and 2014, from 45,700 to 37,600 per year. READ FULL STORY
  • Scientists have removed HIV from human immune cells using gene-editing technique. READ FULL STORY
  • Transgender women had the highest percentage of confirmed positive results (2.7%) of any gender category. Transgender men are at high risk for infection. READ MORE HERE
  • HIV Criminalization Laws Disproportionately Punish People of Color READ FULL STORY
Study shows that PrEP combined with regular STI screenings actually reduces the transmission of both HIV and other STIs among gay and bisexual men by up to 40 percent. READ FULL STORY
  • Young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (YMSM), particularly black and Latino YMSM, are at highest risk for HIV in California and across the United States. READ SUMMARY HERE
  • Evidence that “on-demand” PrEP taken before and after sex can prevent HIV. READ FULL STORY
  • PrEP proves one of best tools in stopping and preventing HIV transmission. READ FULL STORY

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PrEP HIV Preventative

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How well do condoms protect gay men from HIV? READ FULL STORY

Syphilis On The Rise

Over the last decade infections have risen approximately 150%, most notably among men who have sex with men ages 20-44, and women ages 20-29. Syphilis rates among African Americans are almost double that of all other ethnic groups. Get tested today! 4433 Florin Rd. Ste. 860, Sacramento CA 95823.

'Culture of Health' Requires Focus on Young Men of Color, Study Finds
Expanding opportunities and eliminating barriers to health and success for young men of color is critical to fully realizing a national "culture of health" designed to address the barriers and disparities faced by young men of color READ FULL STORY
  • A New Vaginal Ring Aims To Be An Anti-HIV Drug & Contraceptive READ FULL STORY
  • A test from GetTested.com allows users to test at home for 13 different sexually transmitted infections. READ FULL STORY
  • Researchers looking to understand what factors help predict whether someone with HCV will later contract HIV, READ FULL STORY
  • Over 70% of Adults Think Heterosexual Anal Sex Has Low HIV and STD Risk READ FULL STORY
  • Meningitis raises concern of new epidemic for gay and bisexual men. READ FULL STORY
Congratulations James Douglas for receiving the "Unsung Hero" Award. This was his eighth year of crew participation. Thank you James!
On April 21 Queen Mother Nicole I of the Imperial Court System presented Golden Rule Services Founder and CEO Clarmundo Sullivan with the  International Cleve Jones HIV-AIDS Leadership Award which recognizes excellence and commitment by HIV-AIDS organizations, agencies, individuals, and leaders in the continuing fight against HIV-AIDS.
GRS was the proud recipient of a generous $2000 donation from Sacramento's Spiritual Life Church.
On February 10 the Sacramento Queer Leather Association presented a Community Support Award to GRS in recognition of outstanding service to both SQLA and the Sacramento community.
GRS Executive Director Clarmundo Sullivan took part in the educational narrative the "Spectrum Archives : Narratives of Courage" Which has won a statewide award READ FULL STORY