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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
  • 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
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, particularly black and Latino, are at highest risk for HIV. 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
  • How well do condoms protect gay men from HIV? READ FULL STORY

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PrEP HIV Preventative

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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 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

The All of Us Research Program came together with Golden Rules Services and the Sacramento LGBT Center to conduct an in-person Community Listening Session with LGBTQ-identified community members who reside in the greater Sacramento area and are over 18 years of age. READ THE FINDINGS HERE

NorCal AIDS Cycle (NCAC) awarded GRS an $18,000 grant in August. Thank you to the many volunteers, cyclists and organizers for their support! This will help GRS assist with serving the highest "in-risk" populations with free HIV testing, HCV testing, STI screnings and navigation into PEP, PrEP, and HIV care.
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.
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.