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Stories Of Straight Men Living With HIV

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Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

straight men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
do straight men get hiv from women because they should have a site for hiv straight men they have women and gay but no straight guys forum Read more »

to Women/Men Living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by christina719, 2 Replies
Hi. My name is Christina. I am currently a senior in high school, interested in pursuing a career in film-making/directing. I am not living with HIV or AIDS, my mother is. She was diagnosed when i was just 11 years old, seven years later, she is... Read more »

no forum for straight poz men?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
there is no forum for hetero poz men at thebody? why is this?? are the numbers for hetero poz men so low??

thanks

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Being a straight man in the world of HIV

Posted by poztrainer, 6 Replies
This is my first post in here. I live my life as if I'm not infected, and try to be just like everybody else that I see walking down the street, having fun, and enjoying life. I'm fairly accomplished, and have made some of my greatest... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Straight men Don't Get HIV?

Dr. Bob:I read a magazine article that stated the odds of straight men being infected by HIV is astronomical. What do you think?Thanks. Keep up the great work....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,What do I think? I think you are reading a work of "science fiction," because the true epidemiological facts are very well known. Worldwide, heterosexual transmission is the most common route for acquiring HIV infection.Stay well and... Read more »

re scared straight

Here is how I see it. Correct me if I am wrong. Chances of me getting HIV from giving a blow job is very scarce!! "Theoretically" does not mean its ever happened. But it can happen .However .,after the fact .. I think that the 1 in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello M,I cannot give you an exact risk-percentage statistic because there are many variables involved in HIV transmission (viral strain, viral load, concurrent STDs, local trauma, etc.). I've already provided you with the scientific... Read more »

Straight & Final Question + Donation Info

Hi Bob,Thank you for your response to 'STRAIGHT QUESTION (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010) One last and important question: should the Swiss study consensus that those on HAART are effectively non-infectious be ignored? Further to your mail, it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Less Confused London Boy,The Swiss Report actually did not state that those on HAART are effectively non-infectious! That's an incorrect interpretation of the data they presented and does not accurately characterize their conclusions.... Read more »

Thank you. re Scared straight

Guess am just freaked out about my possible exposure and somehow believe I will be that one in a million who gets hit by lightening.It's only been 4 days since the event and I already have no appetite. Sore muscles Im making myself sick . I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your thanks.Hang in there and remember, the odds are astronomically in your favor that you did not contract HIV from your bathhouse blow job.Good luck.Dr. BobTime to set safe sex straight! (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2011)Jan 18,... Read more »
Articles
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

New Publication Transcends Language Barriers to Share Untold Stories of Gay Men Living With HIV Around the World

Oakland, California -- The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) today launched their new online multimedia publication, SENSE , spotlighting the stories of men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV across the globe. The quarterly magazine... Read more »
TheBody.com

New Harlem Campaign Shines Light on Straight Black Men and HIV

Iris House, a New York-based campaign founded to help women living with HIV/AIDS and their families, is bringing heterosexual men into the conversation about the epidemic by launching the "Keep it 100" campaign. It's hard to deny the lack of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A: Dr. Lisa Bowleg, Researcher on Stress, Sex and HIV Risk Among Straight Black Men

Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D. , an associate professor at Philadelphia's Drexel University School of Public Health, focuses primarily on community health and prevention issues for women. Yet at this year's International AIDS Conference , she presented a study... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Three Stories of Personal Survival and Growth From People Living With HIV

These three stories of personal survival and growth are reprints from previous issues of Positive Voice , chosen because they illustrate key themes of the International AIDS Conference. Margot experienced stigma and exclusion from health care... Read more »