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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanics/Latinos are most likely to be infected with HIV as a result of sexual contact with men. Hispanic/Latina women may be unaware of their male partner's risk factors or incorrectly assess them. In five different studies of US gay and bisexual men, Hispanics/Latinos were reported to have the highest rates of unprotected male-to-male sexual contact. Injection drug use continues to be a risk factor for Hispanics/Latinos, particularly...
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GAY MARRIAGE IS EVIL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm from the real America, the God-fearing part that will never accept those living the gay lifestyle getting married! Sally Kern is right and you are wrong! I'm this year's Homecoming Queen and I'm going to use my speech to tell everyone this trend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Homecoming Queen,You hail from "real America, the God-fearing part" and you just "hate" the idea of "those living the gay lifestyle" being able to get married. You think Sally Kern is right!?! Hmm . . . first off, who the hell is Sally... Read more »

gay anal sex with two hiv negatives

dr bob,i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can get HIV or any other form of STI if neither of us have them to begin with?please help im stressing!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...site related to how HIV is and is not transmitted. Stay well. Dr. Bob Quick question - please help! Sep 3, 2006 Hi Dr. Bob, My gay partner and I are both HIV- but just now we've gone wild and we performed unprotected sex. Is there a chance to get... Read more »

Gay men and Sex Addiciton

Hello Doctor,I see gay men around (I am one!) and I see th ebehaviors, what they talk about, what they focus mostly on, and sexual behaviors and I been thinking most of them are addicted to sex. I was looking and gay and hiv/aids organizations and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I do not believe that most gay men with healthy sexual appetites are addicted to sex. Rather, I would guess more of the general public is sex-phobic.I do agree Read more »

Why a rise in AIDS?

I am researching the rise in AIDS cases over the past ten years. If I haveheard correctly, it is not due to rise in homosexuality. Can you please giveme some insight on this topic? Thank You.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...casescontinues to increase. In previous years, especially in the late 1980's, the number of cases ofHIV/AIDS was decreasing in the Gay community. This was due to an intenseeducation campaign, getting Homosexual/Bisexual men to use condoms with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Police Shut Down Event for Gays, Lesbians Aimed at Discussing Cultural Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

... Police last week in Beijing shut down a three-day cultural event aimed at discussing cultural issues and HIV/AIDS among gays and lesbians in China, Japan's Kyodo News reports. The Gay and Lesbian Cultural Festival, which was to be held Dec.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cultural Challenge: Conference Addresses Meth, HIV Among Gay Latinos

...New York-based Latino Commission on AIDS (LCA) President Dennis deLeon discussed the threat of crystal methamphetamine use by gay Latinos and barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. Understanding the impact of culture and family on sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Debate Over MSM Sexual Behavior, HIV Exposes "Cultural Divide" Among Seattle-Area Gay Men

...according to the Times (Eskenazi, Seattle Times , 1/6). A manifesto issued in October 2003 by public health workers and gay community leaders said that MSM need to take more responsibility and make greater efforts to stop the spread of HIV. ... Read more »
The Body

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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4th Year Medical Student Seeking Advice

Posted by k84, 5 Replies
...cultural awareness in medicine and would love to hear any opinions or advice you have about what doctors can do or say when seeing gay patients to make them feel more accepted and comfortable. Also, what issues specific to HIV positive gay men... Read more »

gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 13 Replies
...I asked the forum to take off the gay men and just put men so people will stop thinking about people being gay. we need to stop this when people use gay some people Read more »

Has anyone heard of "Party and Play"

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has anyone heard of "Party and Play" I understand in some of the bigger cities it's a place where gay men gather at a given location with a fee at the door to partake in drugs and anonymous and bareback sex. Normally these contacts Read more »

Gay Pride Celebrations

Posted by Bear60
...As everyone knows June is Gay Pride Month...why? because it is the month in 1969(?) when the Stonewall riots took place in New York City. The police raided Read more »