Kuehl’s L.A. County-Wide PrEP Proposal Passes

June 9, 2015 by Karen Ocamb, Frontiers Media

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed what could be a game-changer for reducing new HIV infections in the County by passing a proposal brought by out Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to provide PrEP county-wide. The vote was almost unanimous with four of the five supervisors voting yes. But the vote was also a clear measure of how far the LGBT and HIV/AIDS movements have progressed that Mayor Mike Antonovich, once considered the Board’s homophobe-in-chief, abstained instead of voting no.

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