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Hiv Being Passed By Lesbian Sex

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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 »

Lesbians Living with HIV: sexuality issues

Posted by Anonymous
Are you a lesbian living with HIV/AIDS? I am a writer for HIV Plus Magazine, a community oriented research and treatment magazine for people living with HIV /AIDS. Our Spring Issue will be dedicated completely to HIV positive women. I am writing a... 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 »

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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Ask the Experts

lesbian sex hiv risk

I am a woman and I had unprotected sex with a woman 10 months ago. I am not sure if she was hiv positive but she belonged in a high risk group (used to inject drugs and was group-raped). If she were positive, what could be an estimate of the hiv...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. The excerpt below is taken from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, <a href="http://HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex With Women" target=_new>HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex With... Read more »

Lesbian Sex and HIV

Hi Dr. Thank you for this service. I will be sure to donate right after I finish typing this. I am not sure if I have a case of the crazies or a real scare.I am a lesbian and have been dating a close friend (girl) for a few months. Recently it...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi there,There is risk for her having unprotected sex with the man from the bar not just for HIV but for other STI's (Sexually Transmitted Infections). Many women feel that their annual OBGYN exam includes an HIV test. It is a test that needs... Read more »

Lesbians and AIDS

Just how safe is sex between lesbians? Can AIDS be easily passed this way? I'm not talking about lesbians who engage in *other* high-risk activity, but just the act itself - is it considered safer sex? I have heard many conflicting reports....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
When we talk about safer sex, AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), there's a group of people who always seem to be left out of the conversation....Lesbians and Bisexual Women. Too many times I've heard, "Lesbians... Read more »

Lesbian Sex

I am a women that is HIV-negative and very much in love with a women that is HIV-positive. I want love having oral sex with my partner, now knowing that she is HIV-positive can I continue to have oral sex? ...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. However, cunnilingus can put you at risk for other STDs such as herpes, gonorrhea, or syphilis. To lessen your risk even further I would encourage you to talk with your partner about... Read more »
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Women Alive

San Diego Lesbians Dispel Myths About HIV Conference Holds Safer Sex Workshop

The workshop "Safer Sex for Bisexual &amp; Lesbian Women", was creative, fun, and sexy. It is refreshing to see young lesbians coming forth to ensure that such workshops are included in the women's conferences programs. "Kudos!" to Melissa Bernstein... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kentucky High School Rejects "Safe Sex" Brochures, Pamphlets Targeting Gay, Lesbian Teens

Administrators at Scott County High School in Georgetown, Ky., on Friday at a health fair asked an area HIV/AIDS service group not to display four brochures that either contained information about "safe sex" or were targeted at gay or lesbian... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Data Show MSM Five Times More Likely to Test HIV-Positive if They Used Crystal Meth

Men who have sex with men and used crystal methamphetamine in the last year were five times more likely to test HIV-positive than MSM who did not use the drug, according to preliminary data collected by the Los Angeles Gay &amp; Lesbian Center , the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Concurrency and Sexual Risk Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender American Indian/Alaska Natives

Disproportionately high rates of HIV infection are among the "pervasive health disparities" found among American Indian and Alaska Natives, wrote the authors, who noted, "Sexual network dynamics, including concurrency and sexual mixing patterns, are... Read more »