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Gay Men And Hiv Infection

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HIV and Bipolar-Mental Health

I am dual diagnosed, living with dual new term compound stigma, I have met to date 4 other HIV and BP men, are we the only ones. I live in NYC and can't find any Support Groups for Gay Men, why is that? Why is the LGBT Community so reluctant to...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I am sure that there are support groups in NYC for gay men with HIV infection. I don't think you need to have the group be exactly the same in dual diagnosis in order to benefit from the help and support Read more »

Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal... Read more »

HIV+ not developing aids

I have heard that some people who get infected with hiv, never develop aids, andstay healthy. Is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utahns Don't Expect Swift Widespread Use of AIDS Pill That Helps Gay Men Avoid HIV Infection

...HIV/AIDS physicians and advocates are reacting cautiously to news that an already approved HIV treatment can help prevent healthy gay men from becoming infected. The study involved men who have sex with men, and transgender persons who have sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Baltimore Leads in HIV Infection in Gay Men

...point to the importance of ensuring access to HIV testing, said Jennifer Horvath, a CDC spokesperson. The stigma against being gay remains strong, especially in black communities, said Richard Matens, Baltimore's assistant commissioner for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

..."the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy has relaunched the debate on risky sexual behavior among HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle characteristics and health-related quality of life (HRQL)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: A Third of HIV-Positive Gay Men Ignorant of Their Infection

...publichealth concern," the researchers concluded. The full report, " Increasing Risk Behaviour and High Levels ofUndiagnosed HIV Infection in a Community Sample of Homosexual Men ," waspublished in Sexually Transmitted Infections ... Read more »
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straight men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...do straight men get hiv from women because they should have a site for hiv straight men they have women and gay but no straight guys forum Read more »

gay men to hang out with

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...whats up men. My name is Lee and I'm from a city just 5 min. from chicago. I'm looking for other gay men that i can talk to. I've notice that it's easier to date men with hiv, than men w/out it. It makes life alittle easier. Read more »

CDC infection rates estimate.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The CDC estimates that half the gay population is infected with hiv. The question is how do they know they are if they have not tested? Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »