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Substance Use And The Gay Club Scene

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The Gay Scene: "The Biggest Suicide Cult in History"! Say What Now?

This article originally appeared on PositiveLite.com, Canada's Online HIV Magazine . It's morning, I open my eyes And everything's still the same I turn to the guy who stayed last night And ask him, "What's your name?" -- "So Many Men, So Little... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Rise of Sexually Transmitted Infections on Gay Scene Linked to Crystal Meth

Researchers report that increased use of crystal methamphetamine is driving up incidence of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in London. Ecstasy, cocaine, ketamine, y-butyrolactone, and speed are also widely available among MSM in London,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection, Sexual Risk Behavior, and Substance Use Among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Persons

The researchers undertook the current study to examine HIV prevalence and the socioeconomic correlates of HIV infection, sexual risk behaviors and substance use among Latino men who have sex with men and among Latino transgender persons in Chicago... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Hello Cool Mom,You got bitch-slapped just for spilling a drink on her shoe? Wow, that must have been one rough bar (or one testy woman!).Your HIV fears are unwarranted. Your risk is nonexistent.Finally, as for "experiencing the life your son... 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Cool Mom,Thanks for clarifying the situation. Not only are you a "cool mom" and "a business woman," but I believe you are a role model for other moms with gay sons! Dr. BobCool Mom+Gay Club= Slapped in the face!Apr 9, 2009 I... Read more »

Will poppers termed as aromatic substances caused CD 4 cells in an HIV + person to drop drastically ?

Hi Dr.Many HIV+ people especially gays used poppers termed as aromatic substance.Poppers are being used for many stimulating purposes.The most popular Poppers are Push Incense, the well-known aromas Rush, Reds which come from England, Ram Liquid...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This question has been studied very minimally over the last couple of decades. In the peer-reveiwed medical literature, there does not appear to be an effect on CD4 or CD8 count regardless of frequency of use.... 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 the... Read more »
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strip club experience

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Last week I was at a strip club in Montreal, Canada. My friends and I got a lesbian show from two strippers. Twice during the show one of the strippers rubbed her vagina area and then rubbed it on my face. I als have a moderate case of acne on my... Read more »

Yeah. I'm Joining the Club

Posted by goonie, 1 Reply
ah. ? ? not really sure how to react.

well i've known for a few weeks now. the first week was the hardest. and after meeting some other hiv positive gay men and hear their stories, I got over it.

i made a blog about it. http://karfaki.wordpress.... Read more »

Gay man wanted

Posted by Benie83, 2 Replies
Looking for international friends. for more we can chat on skype or whatsapp. Read more »

Which is the risk? Gay top cut?

Posted by Feared, 1 Reply
I would like to know which is the risk at my situation. I am gay male (29) who has been active in gay sex for at least 10 years. Last test I took in Dec. '10 was negative and I don't take risk practices.

However, on April 9 something different... Read more »