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Cause Of Hiv In Gay Men

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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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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
...higher rates, including New York City (25%) and Baltimore (40%). This information has been widely reported, but most folks in "Manhunt" hookup chat rooms really aren't listening. Now that you know, perhaps you can help spread the message of HIV... Read more »

HIV & Gay men's domestic violence

I am HIV POZ and a survivor of gay men's domestic violence. I left my partner only recently and would like to know if there have been any articles written on the topic that I could read for support. MY ex-partner is an HIV NEG man.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There is an excellent web site which provides information and support on this important subject. It is managed by the Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project in Cambridge, Mass. http://www.gmdvp.org/ Read more »

percentage of gay men with HIV

On a list serve, a comment was made that less then 25% of gay men have HIV.Is this close to true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...self-loathing closeted gay politicians being unceremoniously outed by their no-longer secret sexual antics, it's difficult to comment on the actual percentage of gay men, let alone the percentage of gay men with HIV.A "25%" statistic that I do... 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 Read more »
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The Body

"You Can't Handle the Truth!": Gay Men and HIV Education

...other words, HIV education must proceed from the basic assumption that sex has the same value for gay men as it has for all human beings. HIV education should recognize that gay men are the moral and social equals of straight people. The simple... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, September 27, 2009

...satisfactory alternatives are unavailable and the patients cannot participate in controlled clinical trials. Individuals with many other serious diseases now benefit from these groundbreaking legacies of the AIDS movement. Gay and bisexual men... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Data Reveal: HIV Hammering Black Gay and Bisexual Men

...very supportive. Darion describes his diagnosis as a wake-up call. "I've tried to talk to some younger boys here. I've seen so many kids in Jacksonville who are positive, even as young as 15, from doing it raw," he says, using slang for... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

More Black Gay and Bi Men Are HIV Positive; Most Unaware

..."I Love My Boo" messaging (there was a previous campaign in 2008). "It's a social marketing campaign, tied into Facebook , and men can post pictures of their boos, to make it interactive. ... That's how we encourage testing and conversations... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...where you actually went to a gay bar to meet other gay men or if you had good social circle just might meet some really nice man at a dinner or cocktail party. Now, meeting someone at a party is remote unless you want to out yourself health wise... Read more »

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 »

Gay HIV+ Man in NYC looking 4 Friends

Posted by dkny, 3 Replies
...well. Friends have been very accepting and supportive but cannot understand what I'm feeling. Would be nice to meet other hiv+ men in NYC or anywhere for friendship, advice, chat etc. Email, IM buddies would be great. Read more »