Zachary Quinto: 'Tremendous complacency' has led to a rise in HIV infections

Published: November 12, 2014

Aaron Day
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The 37-year-old actor of Star Trek fame told OUT Magazine this week he was alarmed by the rising number of HIV infections in adolescents.

He said: “I think there’s a tremendous sense of complacency in the LGBT community.

“AIDS has lost the edge of horror it possessed when it swept through the world in the ’80s.

“Today’s generation sees it more as something to live with and something to be much less fearful of. And that comes with a sense of, dare I say, laziness.”

He also urged caution towards prophylactic drugs like PrEP, saying: “We need to be really vigilant and open about the fact that these drugs are not to be taken to increase our ability to have recreational sex.

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