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Hiv And Polygamy

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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Dr. Bob,I need to emphasize that I have been stupid and ignorant all my life about STD. I am hetero, and used to have unprotected sex in a polygamy situation.All of suden, I have read something about HIV in the news and I became extremly scared. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for peace of mind. I'm quite confident the result will be negative.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. Your one gift will touch many lives in a very... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »

Come on Dr Bob, answer a GIRL'S question... or I'll puke on you

Hi Dr Babob, I'm getting desperate. I'm sick with worry. hence the puking.2 months ago I had a threesome with a guy and a girl (I'm a girl.) He would touch one of us then the other and so on, possibly transferring infection, right? He was quite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission in threesomes, no, we don't have any information about that. Perhaps in Salt Lake City. The Mormons are still into polygamy. (I saw it on HBO.) Perhaps they have some info. Considering you do not know the HIV status of the other... Read more »

Asked separately but not together: blowjob, handjob and precum in the urethra (MORMONS) (FUNNY QUESTIONS 2009)

Good Morning Doctor Bob,I've been reading the post here for about a day and I figured everyone else is asking about their fears, who am I to resist?I had a lapse in judgement (famous last words, eh?) and met up with a local guy yesterday, first time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Indiana, Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to write in. You're a libertarian, open-minded, compassionate HIV/AIDS volunteer, who is also a Mormon?!?!?!? WOW! You are indeed an oxy-Mormon. And I mean that as a sincere... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS in Swaziland Undermined by King Mswati's Polygamy, Critics Say

...Swaziland's King Mswati's efforts to provide care for AIDS orphans, obtain HIV/AIDS treatment funding and promote safe sex in the country -- which has the world's highest HIV prevalence Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.N. Study Says Polygamy Main AIDS Driver in Swaziland

...released UN study found that traditional practices viewed as important for keeping Swazi society together are driving the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Polygamy, widow inheritance, multiple female partners, and extramarital relationships are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders of Zimbabwean Religious Sects Call for End to Polygamy to Fight AIDS, Issue Policy Document on Epidemic

...Zimbabwe's indigenous Christian sects have called on their followers to abandon the practice of polygamy to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS, Zimbabwe's Sunday Mail reports (Tikiwa, Sunday Mail , 9/18). The leaders of the affiliated sects issued... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia: Government Blames Food Deficit on HIV

...The government of Zambia has blamed this year's food shortage on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Cleopatra Mukupa, human resources clerk in the Ministry of Agriculture, said on Monday that agriculture, like other Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »