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Gay Men Dating With 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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Your daily dose of worried married men (MARRIED MEN AND GAY SEX, 2009)

Dear Doctor Robert:Please excuse my English as I am from Southamerica.I have read in one of your clever and humorous responses, that every day you get 5 or 6 letters from married, straight men, that have gone to the "wild-zone", having sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and anxiety over your walk on the wild side. This brings us to your second problem.2.Sexual orientation. You've had only two man-on-man experiences to date. However, giving oral sex and being the receptive partner of anal sex suggest your gay... Read more »

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 Read more »

could a hiv scare cause PTSD?

My son recently had an HIv scare with a girl he was dating for 3 weeks! She told him she had HIV since birth, both parents died, etc. He freaked out and was devastated. Since then he has had these odd thoughts of men, and their parts, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advised him she was HIV positive since birth. OK. He freaks out and is devastated. Check. Then he starts having "odd thoughts of men, and their parts!!!" WHAT??? And the thoughts are getting more frequent. So he's freaking out even more and... Read more »

colorectal & or prostate care in gay HIV+ male vs nongay males

I need your opinion as to my concerns with my colorectal surgeon, my circumstances, long-term prognosis, and how best to proceed.I FEEL IT WOULD BE MORE BENEFICIAL IF I COULD SEE A GAY COLORECTAL SURGEON AND / OR ONE WHO TREATS A LARGE NUMBER OF GAY...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...edited your email to remove your last name and that of your surgeon. Your general questions are excellent ones. First -- do gay men with or without HIV have different issues regarding anal health? Absolutely. The key issues relate to sexually... Read more »
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Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

...not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if you're a man who considers himself straight, but fools around with guys from time to time -- there's a lot of information out... Read more »
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Resources

...community ever more to be proud of. There are hundreds of these amazing groups throughout the world ( this Wikipedia page lists many of them), but here are a few that make especially strong online resources: American Civil Liberties Union:... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Black Gay Men's Network Set to Host 7th Annual Gathering October 1-4, 2009 in Miami

...relationships, and educational outreach. The Network provides skills-building in leadership development, financial wealth, physical and mental health, and spiritual wellness. Why we exist? For many of our brothers, living and thriving as a... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV and Gay Men: A Global Concern

...U.S. The analysis of a number of national data sets on sexual behavior, which defined MSM as men who have had sex with another man within the last five years, revealed that MSM are at least 44 times more likely than other men to contract HIV,... Read more »
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HIV a dating NIGHTMARE

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...Can anyone else share my agony? I am 24 years old and positive. I am an attractive woman but I am having extreme difficulty meeting other positive men to date. I have been through all of the online matchmakers and Read more »

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...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 who enjoys other men or illicit drugs. On the other hand disclosure terrifies... Read more »

any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »

Dating in Los Angeles w/HIV.....

Posted by ilovetab, 1 Reply
...been living in Los Angeles, CA for 7 years now. Since my move out to the jolly ole land of sun, fun & lala people, I have managed to bring this lovely disease called HIV upon myself. I found out I was + 5 years ago. It initially came as a... Read more »