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January 23, 2012

Gay Couples Encouraged to Get HIV Tests Together

Testing Together, a new program funded by the MAC AIDS Fund, is encouraging gay couples to get tested for HIV together, The Huffington Post reports. The program, which runs in Chicago and Atlanta, encourages couples to get tested and then hear their results together, as well as speak with a counselor about their relationship and sexual health. The program is hoping to dispel myths and secrecy and to help couples establish trusting relationships in which testing is part of their routine. Counselors are also trained to work with couples who are serodiscordant, where one person is HIV positive and the other is HIV negative.

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