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Can Lesbians Get AIDS?

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Ask the Experts

lesbians and aids

What is the documented transmission rate of HIV/AIDS in the lesbian community of only those lesbians who have never had sexual relations with a man?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...The HIV seroprevalence rate (which is different than the HIV transmission rate)among lesbians is very low, but it is not zero, even among lesbians who have never had sexual relations with a man because there are lesbians Read more »

Lesbians and AIDS

Just how safe is sex between lesbians? Can AIDS be easily passed this way? I'm not talking about... Read more »

Lesbians and HIV

Hi there,My partner is HIV-pos and living with AIDS. She tested positive before we got together and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gay, Lesbian Advocacy Groups Focus on National HIV/AIDS Strategy at Denver Conference

... Gay and lesbian advocates last week at the annual Creating Change conference in Denver called on the Obama administration to create a domestic Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Lesbians at Risk for HIV, GMHC Report Shows

...than 15 years of experience, the Lesbian AIDS Project (LAP) at GMHC knows firsthand that there are lesbians and WSW living with HIV/AIDS. GMHC researched the risks lesbians and WSW face as there were growing indications that some lesbians/WSW... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Police Shut Down Event for Gays, Lesbians Aimed at Discussing Cultural Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

...Police last week in Beijing shut down a three-day cultural event aimed at discussing cultural issues and HIV/AIDS among gays and lesbians in China, Japan's Kyodo News reports. The Gay and Lesbian Cultural Festival, which was to be held Dec.... Read more »
Women Alive

International Aids Conference Fails To Acknowledge Lesbians

...listeners. The 11th International Conference on AIDS, held July 7 - 12 in Vancouver, B.C. ceded new hope for people living with HIV/AIDS. A Major Turning Point For the first time in the history of the epidemic, scientists spoke of the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
...history of prostitution and drug abuse when she migrated to the east coast, Smiley is beginning a new life of activism in the lesbian and HIV/AIDS community in San Diego where she says she feels more comfortable to be who she is, a lesbian... Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »

wld like to meet other hiv lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a 44 yrs old hispanic hiv lesbian living in NYC would like to meet other hiv+ hispanic and caucasian lesbians. Read more »

Lesbians Living with HIV: sexuality issues

Posted by Anonymous
...Are you a lesbian living with HIV/AIDS? I am a writer for HIV Plus Magazine, a community oriented research and treatment magazine for people living with HIV /AIDS. Read more »