The XVIII International AIDS Conference (a.k.a. AIDS 2010) is happening July 18-23 in Vienna, Austria. The biennial event is the foremost gathering of the worldwide HIV/AIDS community.

POZ and its sister site AIDSmeds are covering the avalanche of news from AIDS 2010. To watch video and for more information, click here.

I’d like to share a session from AIDS 2010 that caught my attention. “Men Who Have Sex With Men: Homophobia and HIV in Africa” was held on July 21.

The session took an in-depth look at how political, cultural and social barriers in Africa get in the way of providing men who have sex with men adequate HIV prevention and HIV care.

Watch the session: