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Can I Be Gay And Not Get Hiv

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made 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
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25% of gay men are HIV+ in SF?

Hi Doc,According to some estimates, 25% of gay men here in San Francisco are HIV-positive. This is the mean estimate and the percentage may be higher or lower. How accurate do you think this is? And why is it not more widely publicized. If it's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...estimates based on representative sampling. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded some of these studies. They found HIV prevalence rates as high as 24% in gay men living in San Francisco (2005 statistical estimate). Other... Read more »

Does gay handjob transmit hiv

Last night I gave a man a handjob at a gay bar, and his sperms spilled on my hand. I was very anxious, did this transmit aids. Thank you very much
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Hand-jobs are not considered to be significant HIV-transmission risks. As for a gay versus a straight hand-job, I can assure you HIV does not care what your sexual orientation Read more »

GAY HIV Specialist

Hi RobertIs there a web site where i can find out HIV doctor who is also gay. Currently iam under the treatment for HIV with a straight doctor. Some times i dont feel comfortable with him discussing certain private matters that could be related to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(AAHIVM) Web site, www.aahivm.org, to see if there are any names appearing on both lists. If not, you could either call your local AIDS service organization (just Google AIDS service organization and the name of your city or town) and ask them... Read more »

Studies re: HIV transmission in Gay men

Having been a volunteer in the late 1980s for the N.Y. Blood Center study on sex-practices and HIV transmission amongst Gay men, I am wondering how many other similiar studies have been done since the emergence of AIDs and to what degree they...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. There are many myths regardingtransmission of the HIV virus. For example, it is a common myth that givingoral sex to a man is low risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD's). Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

...study by German researchers, appears to be that HCV is only transmitted through blood. The study, presented at the European AIDS Conference in Cologne, Germany, and reported by aidsmap.com , involved 34 HIV/HCV coninfected gay men and 67... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Not Curb Gay HIV Transmission

... Male circumcision does not confer significant protection against HIV infection among men who have sex with men, a new study has found. However, circumcision may reduce HIV risk for MSM who mostly Read more »
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Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

... HIV/AIDS is not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if you're Read more »
The Body

Where the Gay Men Roam: At Pre-Conference Event, Leaders Discuss Gay Response to HIV

...the globe. In this, the first of daily video blogs from Vienna, I'm taking you along to meet leaders from the gay response to HIV/AIDS. You'll hear from Michel Sidibe of the United Nations, saying that a world in which gay men face... Read more »
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Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are both gay and HIV? I am having some trouble with this, so any thoughts would be appreciated..... :) Read more »

any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »

Gay HIV Positive & Loveless

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...you feeling wanting more and or finding yourself as a sex addict, if I understood well your statement. We, people living with HIV need much love and be touched and have much sex, since sex it's one of those things that gets so disturbed due to... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon... Read more »