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Continued Increase Of Hiv And Aids In Gays

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Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advertisement for new HIV drugs, but when's the last time you saw a condom or safer sex ad on prime time TV?), medical advances, increased testing and better reporting, etc., etc., etc. Some of the obvious contributing factors were touched on in... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...sex. Gonorrhea can be found in the penis, the rectum and the throat . The Rise in gonorrhea rates among gay men indicates an increase in high-risk sexual behavior. Because of the close link between infection with gonorrhea and HIV , the... Read more »
AIDS.gov

November's Top 10 Ways the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Improves the National Response to HIV/AIDS

...Strategy aims to: Reduce new HIV infections Lower the annual number of new infections by 25% Reduce HIV transmission by 30% Increase the percentage of people living with HIV who know their serostatus from 79% to 90% Increase access to... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...notion that two HIV-negative men in a relationship with negotiated safety and not having concerns. The epidemiological data is increasingly showing that a significant number of new infections are happening in the context of main partner... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...achieve it," said Michael Weinstein, head of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He said that worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...achieve it," said Michael Weinstein, head of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He said that worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...achieve it," said Michael Weinstein, head of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He said that worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...gay people have discontinued safe sex practices. HIV infection is not disclosed to partners and anal sex without a condom is increasing at alarming rates. So now HIV infection is on the rise again amongst gay people. Also, the heterosexual... Read more »