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RIP Tyler Clementi / Gay Teen Suicides

Posted by bartleby
OK, this doesn't have to do with HIV, but I just wanted to vent my outrage over what happened to this kid. If you haven't heard already, essentially what happened is Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers student asked his roommate, Dharun Ravi, if he could have... Read more »

Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men and Bisexual Find gay with hiv, HIV Gay Dating, HIV Gay

Posted by Abivic
http://www.PozBuddies.com focuses on providing a safe Poz Match & Support group for HIV Personals. It has services of HIV blog, forum, ask HIV counselor, real poz inspirational stories and other general dating. The network has been helping HIV... Read more »

Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men and Bisexual Find gay with hiv, HIV Gay Dating, HIV Gay

Posted by Abivic
http://www.PozBuddies.com focuses on providing a safe Poz Match & Support group for HIV Personals. It has services of HIV blog, forum, ask HIV counselor, real poz inspirational stories and other general dating. The network has been helping HIV... Read more »

gay teens?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey wassup?
Just wondering if there's any other gay boiz here? I'm HIV neg and still a virgin. Just looking to write and talk with other gay teens, or older guys too, about HIV worries/dating/life in general..

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Gay teen...

Posted by gmpom, 1 Reply
I am a gay teen male, and incredibly scared. I had sexual contact with two men who are in their late 20's (on different occasions). Both fingered me, but didn't have any cuts or anything on their finger. I performed and received oral sex from one of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

Gay teen, not out, and no where to go. Multiple attempts please help!

I understand my question may be skipped because similar questions have been answered and I understand that any time the penis enters your body without a condom there is a risk of exposure to HIV but I don't know what the risk is given my...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I don't think this carries any risk. This was momentary and I doubt given the description that there was semen involved. DW... Read more »

Story on UK.GAY.COM-- ribozyme therapy

This story was on UK.GAY.COM, can you comment:A drug that stops HIV could be available in the next three years, according to a pharmaceutical company.Medical Marketing International has developed a new treatment that it says could destroy the virus...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
While I'm not personally aware of MMIs program, since I spent over 5 years researching ribozymes (my doctoral thesis), I suppose that I'm as qualified as anyone to answer this.Ribozymes are catalytically active enzymes that are comprised... Read more »

ever heard a story like this?

living abroad i had receptive and insertive unprotected anal sex with a hiv positive teen ager(coloured african in Nigeria).I'm in a such high stressful situation that i have started thinking of suicide to spare my wife,children,friends and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If I had jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge when I found out I was HIV positive in January 1991, I wouldn't be here today to respond to your question.Since you obviously know the risks of unprotected sex plus you apparently live in a morally... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Health: Teens Teaching Teens About Safer Sex Is African Success Story

A new study shows that teens may be more receptive to adopting safe sexpractices if they learn them from slightly older teens. Sohail Agha,research associate professor of international health and development atTulane University's School of Public... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

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

Oakland, California -- The 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kentucky High School Rejects "Safe Sex" Brochures, Pamphlets Targeting Gay, Lesbian Teens

Administrators at Scott County High School in Georgetown, Ky., on Friday at a health fair asked an area HIV/AIDS service group not to display four brochures that either contained information about "safe sex" or were targeted at gay or lesbian... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Teen Medical Ban Could Threaten Gay Youth, Say Advocates

The North Carolina legislature has sent back to the judiciary committee proposed legislation that would exclude under-18 youth from receiving medical and mental health services without written, notarized parental consent. Proponents of H693 aimed to... Read more »