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Correlation Between Incarceration And Black Men And Women As It Relates To Hiv And Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
The Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »

Low Bone Density - New Study shows no correlation to HIV

Based on what I'm reading in this study on no correlation between low bone density and HIV, I am excited. Should I be excited? There's a study for everything these days.http://www.poz.com/articles/Bone_Density_761_23224.shtml...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.There is a growing appreciation of how common bone problems are among populations of people living with HIV. I did an <a href="http://www.thebody.com/content/art55091.html" target=_new>interview with the... Read more »

Had relations with a guy who likes men and women

My ex has dated both men and women. Even living with an exboyfriend. We has unprotected and he said he's been tested and gets tested every year. I never saw papers that said he did but I never asked him personally only just to explain that I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Your test counselor is correct. HIV does not transmit every time. If he is telling you that he tested negative, it's likely true. However, people can certainly be in the window period and not know it. As for testing, there are other... Read more »

Syphilis and AIDS/HIV correlation

I was wondering what the relationship between syphilis and HIV/AIDS was if any? I heard that having syphilis made it easier to contract HIV? Is this correct?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
It has been well established that any sexually transmitted disease that leads to genital ulceration can make it easier to contract HIV. Syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes all cause genital ulcers. The most obvious reason for this increased risk of... Read more »
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Hetero Men & Women Bi Gay Men: PAID Research Study

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Sorry for the cross-post.

HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to... Read more »

Hetero Men Women Gay Bi Men: PAID Research Study

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HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to HIV. Qualified persons... Read more »

HIV+ Heterosexual Bi Gay Men Women: Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to HIV. Qualified persons... 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 developing... Read more »