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Dating Advice For Hiv Positive Black Men

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HIV Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

Posted by Hneedlove is The first, completely anonymous and most trusted online network dedicated to gay men and bisexual men with HIV positive meeting new friends, partners or potential spouses in the world.

Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating / Dating Gay Men with Herpes

Posted by pozlady is an anonymous, warm-hearted and exclusive community offers dating and friendship options for people with a wide variety of personal preferences including interracial, gay, lesbian and bisexual singles and others with HIV and... Read more »

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Positive dating sites but no luck? Read more »

Need dating advice

Posted by ComeAlive, 2 Replies
This is the first time I have participated in any type of forum about HIV. I've been pretty secretive about it, only telling a few select friends that I knew I could trust and I've only told one family member. I found out about a year ago now and I... Read more »

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Although I know it is possible for men to contract HIV from women...I also know that the statistics are much lower than they are for men contracting from other men or drug use. I am afraid to date a HIV+ man because I do not want to be with a man... Read more »
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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

Ready to start dating again - need advice please

Hello wonderful doctor Bob,I got divorced 1.5 years ago and only had one "sexual" experience since then. I made out (kissing, touching only) with a woman and then I freaked out over the kissing. Your site helped calm my fears "a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ready to Start Dating Again,At what point do you just trust someone if they tell you they are negative? Good question. There is no absolute answer. In general it's best to assume all your sex partners could be HIV positive. Remember 25% of... Read more »

Surgeon dating a great guy who is positive

(Sorry I think I may be sending this twice) It has been a whirlwind over the past 3 years since I came out. Abusive boyfriend, drugs, recovery, ... I am a 29 yo practicing plastic surgeon who is "out" at work. I dated a guy last year...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're a 29-year-old practicing plastic surgeon? Wow, how did you get through your residency so quickly?You ask, "Do my sexual practices seem appropriate or reasonable for a discordant couple?" Ultimately only you can answer that... Read more »


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 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 »
Body Positive

Ask Danny: Dating Advice for Gay Men

Who should make the first move? How do I tell if he has a boyfriend? When do I disclose that I'm HIV-positive? Where can I go to meet Mr. Right besides a gay bar, and how will I tell the difference between Mr. Right and Mr. Right Now? As a... Read more »
U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex With Women, With Men, or With Men and Women: Implications for Intervention Development

The study authors compared demographics and sexual and drug risk behaviors among HIV-positive black men who have sex with women only, with men only, or with men and women as a way to assess differences among and between these groups. ... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, HIV-Positive Women Demand a National Strategy for Black Women and Men

Oakland, Calif. -- Nearly thirty years into the HIV epidemic, AIDS continues to be a leading cause of death for Black women and men who have sex with men, despite the availability of life-saving treatment. African-American women alone account for... Read more »

This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

My name is Bonnie Goldman and I'm editorial director of The Body. I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's subject? Dating when you're HIV positive. Dating when you're HIV negative is a challenge. Dating when you're HIV positive ... Read more »