Avac Event

Butt Stuff – All Gender HIV Prevention for Backdoor Action

On August 11, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) and AVAC held a webinar to talk about the latest on rectal microbicides – where we are with research and development for HIV prevention options that focus on the butt/rectum where HIV infection often occurs? Community advocate Craig Washington read from his piece, “Giving And Getting Some: Reflecting On The Penetration Of My Manhood And My Ass” and DJ Taylor Waits spun the sounds of booty shaking liberation.

Science speakers:

  • Dr. Jose A. Bauermeister, Philadelphia
  • Dr. Craig Hendrix, Baltimore
  • Dr. Ken Ho, Pittsburgh


  • Spoken word – Craig Washington, Atlanta
  • DJ – Taylor Waits, Pittsburgh

Find the recording and transcript here. Use passcode: $v62dCvi for access. Slides can be found here. And don’t forget to check out the Butt Stuff playlist from DJ Taylor Watts.