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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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Global Forum on MSM & HIV

New Publication Transcends Language Barriers to Share Untold Stories of Gay Men Living With HIV Around the World

...Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) today launched their new online multimedia publication, SENSE , spotlighting the stories of men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV across the globe. The quarterly magazine provides an important platform... Read more »
The Body

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

...the world. Seek out an HIV/AIDS hotline or organization near you -- many offer support groups and counseling geared toward gay men living with HIV. Browse our listing of additional resources on the Web related to HIV/AIDS and gay men . ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Rejection Painful for Gay Men With HIV

... At a recent group therapy session at the Miami Beach Community Health Center, gay men living with HIV/AIDS discussed the topic of serostatus disclosure. The men agreed that the potential for rejection after revealing one's status Read more »
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Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

...HIV-positive gay men in Uganda? It's not easy, because they are living in a kind of double closet. Show More In Uganda, gay men living with HIV/AIDS are very closeted. They have a double stigma, due to the fact that they are gay and to the... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »