September 2013 : Say What-Dan Savage - by Trenton Straube

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September 2013

Say What-Dan Savage

by Trenton Straube

Dan Savage “The guys these sensible health care folks are trying to reach [by offering them pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, PrEP and PEP] are not sensible. They are self-identified idiots who can only be saved by a vaccine.”

Dan Savage, sex advice columnist and cofounder of the “It Gets Better” campaign, as quoted in Richard Morgan’s New York Times opinion piece “Sex and the HIV Morning-After Pill.” But Dan isn’t always so savage. When asked at the University of Alaska, “How do you ask somebody you just started dating to get tested without sounding rude?” He said: “You ask, confident that if they regard that question as rude they are no one you want to have sex with.”

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