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Gay Teen Hiv Stories

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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 Read more »

ever heard a story like this?

living abroad i had receptive and insertive unprotected anal sex with a hiv positive teen... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS in Hollywood Today

... Does Andre Charles ( RuPaul ) have AIDS? People on the Internet Movie Database want to know. Apparently he's been looking a little gaunt. But I'm wondering why, 20-some-odd Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...little bit of a different angle than Walt. I think, when you look at the traumas that gay men often experience -- as children, as adolescents, as teenagers, and then as young adults -- oftentimes, it does lead to a yearning for intimacy that... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Resources: HIV/AIDS Education Videos

...Positive, The Michigan Education Materials Center, Balm in Gilead, The National Latina Health Network, and The National Minority AIDS Council. AAWH is not responsible for and does not necessarily endorse the content of these videos. Note: see... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests... Read more »
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Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

newly gay and now HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 17 Replies
...But has to be him. I have three children who i share custody with, the youngest is 4. My ex and my children dont know i am gay and certainly wont know that i have this virus. I of course will be very careful with them. The guy i was dating... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...see the word 'gay,' they're going to say, "That's not me,' " Pathela said. Also last week, the CDC urged doctors to test all adolescents and adults for HIV whether or not they identify themselves as gay or bisexual or admit engaging in such... Read more »