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Hiv Amongst Gay And Lesbian

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Memphis Gay and Lesbian Center's HIV Testing Program Suspended After State Funding Cut

A state funding cut to Planned Parenthood for HIV and syphilis prevention is causing a recipient agency, the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center, to suspend its HIV screening services. In a statement, however, MGLCC vowed it will explore other... Read more »
Human Rights Campaign

Senator Edward Kennedy: A Record of Leadership on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and HIV Issues

Washington -- The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released the following document on Senator Edward M. Kennedy's (D-MA) historic leadership on issues of importance... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gay, Lesbian Advocacy Groups Focus on National HIV/AIDS Strategy at Denver Conference

Gay and lesbian advocates last week at the annual Creating Change conference in Denver called on the Obama administration to create a domestic HIV/AIDS strategy, the Denver Post reports. Conference Director Sue Hyde said, "People will have a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay and Lesbian Ostomates

At last years United Ostomy Conferene It was noted that there has been a slight increase in HIV+ individuals having to have colostomies and ileostmiews from severe diahrea. If those people are gay there are many more issues to discuss with their...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for bringing that resource to our attention. kH... Read more »

CDC Lesbian Statistics

"The CDC doesn't track lesbian HIV statistics accurately. For instance, if a lesbian is diagnosed as HIV-positive, but has ever had sex with a man, the case is counted as "heterosexual.""Huh?! Why do they do that?They...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Wouldn't it make more sense to ask the CDC rather than me? I can assure you I had nothing to do with these epidemiological studies. I can tell you that HIV transmission between lesbians is very low and primarily would involve a... Read more »

Gay/Lesbian Friendly Dr's

Where can I get a list of gay/lesbian friendly doctors in my area. I dont want to go to my regular primary dr since we are friends. I feel that a more open minded DR will help me more with my worries/symptoms. I read n this forum to try and find...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are some different resources you can try. One is through the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association; their web address is http://www.glma.org/. Gayhealth.com also provides a list of gay friendly providers. You can also try contacting a local... Read more »

lesbians sex

HiI am a male and recently i started a relationship with a female. She told me she had sex with three women.excuse me for my ignorance, but do have the same hiv risk as gay sex?I'll appreciate if you educate me on this subject.Thanks :)...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Women can transmit HIV to other women during sex but the risk is generally lower than sex between men and between an infected man and a woman. However, risks vary with a number of factors including the infectiousness of the infected partner and the... Read more »
Connect With Others

being gay or lesbian is a sin?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Being gay or Lezbian is SIN ?

Pleas give me information about it, If it is natural thing I
don't think it is Sin Do you?

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Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
Smiley Rodriguez Fighting a War to Save Lives
August 8, 2003
By Raymond R. Beltran

Smiley Rodriguez was only five years old, living in Puerto Rico, when a man
snuck into her mothers bar while they were asleep. She vaguely remembers any
specific... Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I feel alone. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. I also want to tell others that....YES, A WOMAN CAN CONTRACT HIV FROM ANOTHER... Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. I also want to tell others that...YES, A WOMAN CAN CONTRACT HIV FROM ANOTHER WOMAN(if that woman... Read more »