Feds Spend $1,788,748 on Virtual Reality Game for Young Gay Men

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $1.7 million on a virtual reality game for young men who have sex with men.

“Tough Talks” is a virtual simulation that allows young gay men to practice how to tell their partner they have HIV, using virtual reality technology. A technology training company—Georgia-based Virtually Better, Inc.—as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies are creating the game.

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