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Hiv And Stereotypes

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The Real World Pedro- Your Opinion

I was always curious about this. I don't know if you're familiar with the show The Real World, but it's basically an MTV show where 7 random people live together for 7 months and are taped and shown to us reality t.v buffs :) Anywho, years ago Pedro...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...No.Irrational fears surrounding AIDS have deep roots dating back to the earliest days of the pandemic when very little was known about HIV or how it was transmitted. Unfortunately there continues to be widespread misinformation, fear and stigma... Read more »

HIV prevention commercials

I have been seeing these horrific ads about HIV that are being aired recently where they go into... Read more »

Would like to be able to answer boyfriends questions.

I am a 45 year old positive female, who was diagnosed about 6yrs ago. My Cd4s are around 450 and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

mtvU, Kaiser Family Foundation, POZ Magazine Launch Online Game to Confront HIV/AIDS-Related Stereotypes

...Foundation , in partnership with POZ Magazine , on Wednesday unveiled " Pos or Not ," an online game that aims to confront HIV/AIDS stereotypes and overcome obstacles that prevent people from talking openly about the disease, Reuters ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: The New Face of HIV/AIDS -- Rising Disease Rates Strip Away Our Stereotypes

...(NFWAA) did not let the lower-than-expected turnout at a recent breakfast on the Southside stop her from getting her point across. HIV/AIDS was the leading cause of death for African-American women ages 25-44 in Florida in 2008, the latest state... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

...AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week will kick off on June 19th, calling on Americans, especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the week leading up to National HIV Testing Day (June 27th). The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"More Vigorous" Leadership by Black Public Officials Needed to Fight HIV/AIDS Within Black Community, Opinion Piece Says

... Although the HIV/AIDS epidemic has "taken hold in black America," the disease "can be prevented and sent packing," Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton Read more »
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MUST READ!!!

Posted by MIKE7777, 2 Replies
I know there are gay men who have been infected through (topping) but are there any Straight guys here that have been infected through (topping) a womne, I'm just saying it would make sense for a lot of guys to lie and say they did the pounding... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

Media Responsibility

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Recently I was watching a special on the Logo station about a bike race in California for HIV. The report did nothing to dispel any disinformation even under the guise of being a "gay friendly" network.. All they showed Read more »

Hi, guys, I've been missing you all, esp AIDSTOHV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hanging in there with him, it is really expanding my mind, my heart and teaching me so much about life that I am grateful for hiv/aids to present in my life. Really I have gotten so much knowledge about all of the stereotypes, my husband presents... Read more »