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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
...The 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... 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
...Hi. Thank you for your question. There are many myths regardingtransmission of the HIV virus. For example, it is a common myth that givingoral sex to a man is low risk for Read more »

BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...The Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »

Differing statuses. HIV+ and HIV- gay men

What do you do to protect yourself the best way when having sex with a positive man when you are a negative man?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...In order to protect yourself from HIV infection when having sex with another man, you need to know some basic concepts:1) Having mucous membrane (in men, the lining of the rectum, urethra, or mouth) contact Read more »
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AIDS.gov

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

...(see 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... Read more »
The Body

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

... HIV/AIDS is not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if you're a man who considers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brian Bond on National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... The White House liaison to the LGBT community marked Monday, National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, with a commentary calling for a renewed commitment to fight the disease among men who have sex Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

...TheBody.com spoke with several individuals that hail from some of the toughest countries in the world when it comes to being gay and HIV positive. Read or listen to the voices of these men and women as they respond to the question: What's Life... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 Read more »

Gay HIV+ Man in NYC looking 4 Friends

Posted by dkny, 3 Replies
...doing 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 »