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Gay Men Population Living 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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AIDS biggest killer of men in SF

Hey Dr. Bob, thanks so much for all of your wonderful help and support. I just read over the article that recently went up on the site about AIDS being the biggest killer of men in SF. In addition to your clinic, do you do any work with prevention...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This is a complex topic and a full discussion of the issues related to this tragic phenomenon is beyond the scope of this forum. What I will point out is that the notions that all gay men do is have sex and that they Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on the internet regarding whether coinfection would delay HIV seroconversion. Several sites and articles are stating that it would, but they all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HCV infections over ten years of follow-up. These couples did not use condoms, but also did not have anal sex or sex during menstruation. Presumably, the uninfected partner in these couples may have had less exposure to blood, and therefore less... 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
...World" Countries, and the other in "Westernized" Countries. The number of cases of HIV transmission among Homosexual/Bisexual men isradically different between the two epidemics.In Developing countries, this has always been, and continues to be,... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...perception, funding priorities, condom-fatigue, advertising (sure, plenty of buffed healthy looking poz folks in the advertisement for new HIV drugs, but when's the last time you saw a condom or safer sex ad on prime time TV?), medical advances,... Read more »
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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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...problems, regardless of sexual orientation. The following article will discuss the more common health problems found among gay men. For simplicity's sake, I will use the word "gay" here to represent both homosexual and bisexual men. I will also... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV and Gay Men: A Global Concern

...passage of health care reform (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) on March 23, 2010 is a major historic achievement. In the grand discussion of who needs comprehensive health care, however, gay men and other men who have sex with... 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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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 are Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the cost of providing medical services to this... Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it starts getting controversial, is that not... Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like Read more »