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Do Gay Men Have A Higher Chance Of Getting Hiv

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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
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded some of these studies. They found HIV prevalence rates as high as 24% in gay men living in San Francisco (2005 statistical estimate). Other jurisdictions had even higher rates, including New York... 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
...greater detail. To understand why bothpartners are at risk of infection during intercourse, we need to review thebasic requirements for HIV transmission to occur. In order for infection to occur, 3 things must happen:Requirement #1) You must... Read more »
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The Body

Where the Gay Men Roam: At Pre-Conference Event, Leaders Discuss Gay Response to HIV

...conference was still one day from making its grand arrival, so the MSM Pre-Conference took center stage, playing host to gay men and their advocates from around the globe. In this, the first of daily video blogs from Vienna, I'm taking you along... Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

...a lot of information out there that's going to be more relevant to you than if you're a straight guy who only sleeps with women (or nobody at all). TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men is a great starting point if you're looking... Read more »
AIDS.gov

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

...the December 4, 2008 "HIV/AIDS -- Advances in Hope Video Podcast" ) might leave some people puzzled about why National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be marked on September 27. Many of us in the HIV/AIDS community (and some people beyond... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? Interventions: What Kinds of Support Do Gay Men... 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
...regarding HIV/HEP C. Now, here is where the real issue evolves. As you know, the internet has totally changed the way that gay men meet other gay men in "most" cities. I grew up in a time where you actually went to a gay bar to meet other gay... 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 »