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Substance Use And The Gay Club Scene

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests exit. Health care professionals, too, remain divided on how and whether to screen for it. In fact, a...
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Gay club and laying dormant? (DORMANT VIRUS)

I french kissed this really hot gay dancer (I'm a straight women) for a few seconds about 2 years ago. My friend told me this person has hiv. We were dancing and he was sweating. Is the french kiss/and sweaty dancing a risk? I worry if the kiss had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Aug 13, 2007 while dancing at a local club here in south beach i was walking the dancefloor and was hit in the eye by another gay mans sweat as he danced and shaked.if he is poz what is the odd? Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, The information you... Read more »

Cool Mom+Gay Club= Slapped in the face!

I promise to donate to your foundation!! I just need a little bit of advice. I was at a gay club with my son who happens to be one of the most kindness, gorgeous gay man in the world...at least to his momma!I was slapped in the face by a woman that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lives," well, just remember the "gay scene" is his, not yours! I'm delighted you are so accepting of your gorgeous son, but going clubbing with him may be a bit too much togetherness. He needs his space. Let him advise you when it's a good time... Read more »

Cool mom+Gay Club follow-up

Oh honey, you have got it all wrong!! I went to the club because it was his birthday and HE invited me. I'm annoyed by those moms who think they are 21 and can party like their kids. I meant, I want to enjoy the life he's living by being a part of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lives," well, just remember the "gay scene" is his, not yours! I'm delighted you are so accepting of your gorgeous son, but going clubbing with him may be a bit too much togetherness. He needs his space. Let him advise you when it's a good time... Read more »

Gay clubs and straight girls + donation

Hi, Dr!! I am a straight female and frequent gay clubs with a few friends of mine. I love the clubs because they are so vibrant and so fun! But I had an incident that has worried me. I was at a club in WEHO and I was dancing with a gay hottie, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from getting bopped while bopping to the beat with Mr. McHottie in that WeHo club is nonexistent. I presume your three-month OraQuick test was negative, right? (You mentioned you took the test but didn't mention Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...difficult to set limits on what they are willing to do. Drug and alcohol use reduces condom use and safer sex practices. Often, substance users have multiple sexual partners. This increases their risk of becoming infected with HIV or another... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

... How can I find an agency near me that provides information and services to gay and other men who have sex with men, who use methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...to tell your health care provider if you have any of the symptoms listed above and to discuss treatment options. Sometimes substance use hides depression. This happens when people try to "self-medicate" by using drugs or alcohol to make their... Read more »
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Posted by Annonymousboy, 1 Reply
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a gay man with that problem...lol. I have tried a bunch of different techniques including apple sauce (which really... Read more »

NEW PERSONALS & SOCIAL COMMUNITY FOR GAY/BI MEN - SETUP BY A POZ GAY MAN!

Posted by thedingoman
...woman or man wants to go on a site and hear us talk about our intimate lives - and vice versa! That is why POZQUEERS is for gay/BI/queer men only. I also became a bit frustration at Yahoo because they are continuing to cleanse and sanitize their... Read more »