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Heterosexual Men And Barriers To Hiv

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Getting Heterosexual Black Men Involved in HIV Prevention, Part 1

Read any report on HIV in black America, attend any HIV conference or look up at an HIV prevention billboard and it's clear who is most impacted by this epidemic in the U.S.: black men who have sex with men (MSM) and black heterosexual women.... Read more »
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Two Major Studies Prove HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Works in Heterosexual Women and Men; Build on iPrEx Data Showing PrEP Reduces HIV Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men

The following statement was released by iPrEx Protocol Chair Robert Grant, MD, MPH of the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California at San Francisco. "Today's news from the Partners PrEP and CDC Botswana (TDF2) studies detailing the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York City

The current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women... Read more »
Ask the Experts

real effectiveness of condoms/ What is the failure rate of condoms for heterosexual couples attempting to prevent pregnancy?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Question 1:Is it true the CDC said the failure rate of condoms is 17% for heterosexual couples attempting to prevent pregnancy? Would the failure rate of condoms for couples attempting to prevent HIV transmission be higher than the failure rate of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.When we calculate the failure rate for condoms, we look at the pregnancy rateper year that occurs in couples who use condoms. For latex condoms, thetypical failure rate is about 12%. However, if condoms are used... Read more »

transmission of HIV on heterosexual males?

How do straight men contract HIV? According to the literature that I've read, it seems that it is difficult for a male to contract HIV from vaginal intercourse. With that said, how is it that straight females contract the virus if straight men...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes the numbers of heterosexual men with HIV is low. Women become positive by partners who are injection drug users, men who have sex with men, and yes from straight men can get HIV from women. Though a very low risk it does happen. Be well and... Read more »

Questions from a Male Heterosexual "circulating (recombinant forms, CRF A/E, HIV subtypes)

I am a male heterosexual with multiple partners. These women vary in sexual histories, with some of their sexual histories being very limited but others being extremely extensive. Some are American and other are from various countries abroad. None...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Male Heterosexual,1.PCR testing is not recommended for HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations and cost. Besides, quarantining your partner for 12 days is a bit impractical, doncha'... Read more »

Why do Heterosexuals get infected ?

If men are at lower risk of getting HIV than women when a hetero couple have sex why do we so many heterosexual men contract HIV ? I can understand why many women contract HIV but why the men ?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I suspect that some of it relates to whether these men are truly hetero or bisexual, and whether injection drug use is a risk factor.MH... Read more »
Connect With Others

Social Events for HIV+ Heterosexual Men & Women

Posted by keithmk
Saturday, December 10, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM on E. 25th Street in Manhattan. Please join for us for our Potluck Social for HIV+ heterosexual men and women. It's a free event with food to share, games, and plenty of time to mix and mingle. All we ask is... Read more »

HIV+ Heterosexual Bi Gay Men Women: Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to HIV. Qualified persons... Read more »

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV
Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.)
Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light meal
We'll have the place to ourselves. Cost: $10 at door
RSVP: kei... Read more »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay... Read more »