About m4m

Who we are… m4mHealthySex.org is a joint effort between the HIV Prevention and Care Project and the Pitt Men’s Study at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh.

The HIV Prevention and Care Project serves as a facilitator for the HIV prevention and care community planning process in the state of Pennsylvania. The project provides technical assistance to the Department of Health and community based agencies. For more information about the HIV Prevention and Care Project, go to StopHIV.com.

The Pitt Men’s Study is a confidential research study of the natural history of HIV/AIDS, funded by the National Institutes of Health. It is part of a Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), with sites in Los Angeles, Chicago, Baltimore and Pittsburgh. Working together, the MACS has followed the health and well being of 5000+ men over a period of 25 years. For more information about the Pitt Men’s Study, go to the Pitt Men’s Study Website.


Our mission… 

We’re here to provide reliable, up-to-date sexual health information for men who have sex with men in Pennsylvania. It is our belief that information is the best weapon against sexually transmitted diseases.

M4M Services… 

Health Alerts: The Health Alerts list service provides important health-related bulletins to men throughout the state. These bulletins are backed by 25 years  of experience (through the Pitt Men’s Study medical staff) in working with a diverse group of MSM. Individuals interested in subscribing to the service can send an email toPMS@stophiv.pitt.edu with the word subscribe in the subject line.  You will then receive a confirmation message to verify your email address. Members can unsubscribe at any time, and email addresses will be kept private and confidential.

Online Sexual Health Educators: Through one-on-one messaging in places like grindr, craigslist and adam4adam, our online Sexual Health Educator can provide important sexual health information on the spot, including referrals to free HIV testing, answer basic questions about HIV and other STDs and provide up-to-date safer sex information. If you see us online, don’t be shy. We like to chat.

News Blog and Health Resource Pages: Men who have sex with men continue to face dangerous and widespread health issues, many of which are ignored by the mainstream media. As a response, our up-to-date blog provides a wide range of sexual health information–including expert interviews, instructional videos and news links specifically targeting men who have sex with men. Posts can also be found on our Facebook page.