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Can Two Gay Healthy Men Contact Hiv With Each Other

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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No where else to go and feeling like I deserve to be punished and die... please please help me Dr. Robert... my parents said that if I am gay they will disown me... (COMING OUT, 2010)

Dear Dr...I hope you can really help me alleviate my emotional stress. I've been freaking out and could not get any sleep. I don't know where to go because I'm scared that my parents will kick me out of the house an disown me if I come out and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mean well, but their ignorance concerning sexual orientation and HIV/AIDS is both shocking and potentially harmful. Your statement, ". . . there are times I just want honestly to die because I felt like I needed to be punished," speaks volumes... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, do you really think they would tell you (or anyone) if their viral load shot up and suddenly they had to switch regimens? Probably not, or at least they'd be much less likely to broadcast such news. Perhaps that's why you haven't heard... Read more »

Gay men and Sex Addiciton

Hello Doctor,I see gay men around (I am one!) and I see th ebehaviors, what they talk about, what they focus mostly on, and sexual behaviors and I been thinking most of them are addicted to sex. I was looking and gay and hiv/aids organizations and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I do not believe that most gay men with healthy sexual appetites are addicted to sex. Rather, I would guess more of the general public is sex-phobic.I do agree Read more »

group for gay widowers

I recently lost my partner of twenty years to a non AIDS related death. I live in the Philadelphia are, do you know of any groups in the Philly are that address the problems of gay widowers?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, I don't. Try to contact local agencies that provide services for people with HIV or for gay men. Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...problems, regardless of sexual orientation. The following article will discuss the more common health problems found among gay men. For simplicity's sake, I will use the word "gay" here to represent both homosexual and bisexual men. I will also... Read more »
The Body

Men Are Driving the HIV Epidemic

... That's right, I said it: it's men who are driving this epidemic. For all of the talk about the disproportionate impact of HIV on minority women, who do we think Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Black Gay Men's Network Set to Host 7th Annual Gathering October 1-4, 2009 in Miami

...relationships, and educational outreach. The Network provides skills-building in leadership development, financial wealth, physical and mental health, and spiritual wellness. Why we exist? For many of our brothers, living and thriving as a... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

...The term barebacking generally refers to gay men engaging in unprotected anal intercourse. Barebacking has both its benefits and its drawbacks: The benefits of barebacking: Read more »
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Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

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... Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Gay Mens Coordinator (GMC) is an essential part of the Institute's Mobilization and Logistics teams. The GMC is responsible for... Read more »


Posted by thedingoman
...I have setup a brand new community for POZ MEN on the Internet. This is not a for profit site. I run it myself and there will never be any charge to anyone within the new POZQUEERS Read more »

Support Groups for gay men in NYC

Posted by ShantiNurse, 1 Reply
...Hi there, I'm trying to find out about HIV support groups for gay men in NYC for a friend. It has been surprisingly hard to get this information. Any advice, lists, could provide would Read more »

NewsWeek Snippit

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Newsweek.. At a time when the mere threat of avian flu or SARS can set off a coast-to-coast panic?and prompt the federal government to draw up contingency plans and stockpile medicines?it's hard to imagine that the national response to the... Read more »