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Joan is a retired English teacher with a new career as a writer, sex educator, and advocate for a healthy, sex-positive approach to ageing sexuality (she calls it ‘ageless’ sexuality, which makes sense as the principles of being respectful to your partner/s willing to learn, open to new things, willing to adapt to circumstances apply to all ages and taking a safe sex approach).

List meeting venues associated with recent HIV or syphilis acquisition in MSM and TW in Lima, Peru.Our analysis aimed to determine whether meeting sex partners at certain venues increases the risk of acquisition of HIV and syphilis.Methods: High-risk adult MSM and TW in Lima participated in a clinic-based cohort study including a survey and serologic testing for HIV and syphilis every three months.Age ≥36 years (a PR .63(.41-.95)) was associated with a decreased a PR.Conclusion: We identified significant venue based risk factors for recent HIV or syphilis infection.One piece of advice she gave me was to have single sex workshops as the dynamics work better.

I can see her point however think is good for people to have the opportunity to speak, and to hear each other in a facilitated safe space.

She said during the interview that the risks that come with taking on the brutal terrorist group are far outweighed by the urgency to combat their unconscionable treatment of people, specifically women.

Nadia, her two sisters and some of her teenage female cousins and nieces were transported to the ISIS stronghold of Mosul after the 2014 attack on her village along with more than 150 other girls before being subjected to horrific sexual abuse.

Presenting author's disclosure statement: Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an infectious diseases fellow at UCLA and have performed research on HIV and STI epidemiology.

I am interested in developing strategies for HIV and STI prevention in Latin America. No I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.

There probably isn’t a definitive answer to that one and it would depend on the workshop, topic and intent.