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Can I Get HIV From Handling Rented Adult Video Tapes

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Can I get HIV from handling rented adult video tapes?

Thank you for the valuable advice you provide to the general public. I recently read http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/hivinfo/survive.htm at CDC'w web site and realize a potential risky behavior of mine. It seems that "drying" HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.HIV will not survive outside the body for more than a few minutes. This issue is addressed in greater detail in my question, "How long does HIV survive outside the body?". In fact, the website you... Read more »

exposure risks

I recently rented an adult video tape and noticed, after handling the tape that it had dried semen... Read more »

Adult video Booth

I have a question concerning adult video booths. Back in september of 2011 I was in an adult video... Read more »
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The American Independent

Police Video Prompts Allegations of HIV Discrimination

Lansing, Mich. -- A Dearborn, Mich., police officer was caught on tape telling a man and a woman that he was issuing them traffic and marijuana possession tickets because he was "aggravated" that the woman failed to disclose her HIV-positive status... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: HIV Housing Rent Decision Challenged

The AIDS advocacy group Housing Works plans to file a lawsuit today in Federal District Court in Brooklyn challenging the city's decision to hike the rent contribution required from some 2,200 poor adults with HIV/AIDS living in... Read more »
TheBody.com

Handling Depression and Having Pride After an HIV Diagnosis

Welcome to This Positive Life! We have with us Richard Cordova, a 33-year-old gay man from Chicago. Richard was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 2002, which did not surprise him since he had been living a life of hard partying, heavy drug use and... Read more »
Housing Works

Join Our Facebook and Twitter Campaign to Fight Paterson's Rent Cap Veto!

This week Gov. Paterson vetoed a bill that would have addressed an outrageous injustice. Thousands of poor New Yorkers with HIV/AIDS in government-subsidized housing pay up to 75 percent of their income toward rent. In some cases, this leaves New... Read more »
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I dont know if I can handle this!!!!!!!

Posted by deda, 6 Replies
I am 26 years old, i was diagnosed 2 years ago. until now i have been in denial. wondering how this cold happen to me. luckily i have had 2 healthy children since then. but i dont know how to deal with it. i dont like taking meds, i still feel like... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
Hello,
Hope all is well. I will be producing a Video and Photo Shoot for a pharmaceutical company later this month. I am looking for HIV+ Men and Women in the tri-state area willing to tell their story and talk about their experiences. There will be... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
Hello,

Hope all is well. I will be producing a Video and Photo Shoot for a pharmaceutical company later this month. I am looking for HIV+ Men and Women in the tri-state area willing to tell their story and talk about their experiences. There will be... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall, 1 Reply
Hello,

Hope all is well. I will be producing a Video and Photo Shoot for a pharmaceutical company later this month. I am looking for HIV+ Men and Women in the tri-state area willing to tell their story and talk about their experiences. There will be... Read more »