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Hiv In African-american Homosexuality

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...younger people Most older people get no training in safer sexual activities (see Fact Sheet 151 ) Drug use accounts for more than 17% of infections of people over 50 Unprotected sexual activity. This may be heterosexual or homosexual sex. Viagra and other drugs that help men get and maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases among older people, as they do for younger people....
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Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accomplish Future President Obama's plan to combat HIV/AIDS, not only worldwide, but domestically as well.Dr. BobHIV/AIDS Among African AmericansAugust 2008In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At... Read more »

Who is more prone?

Hello there doctors, I am a 15 year old girl and very curioous about HIV and who is more prone to acquire it. No I am not HIV positive becuase I never had sex or was born with sai ddisease, but I would like to know who is more prone to contracting...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Anyone having unprotected sex can acquire HIV infection. It is of little use to try to compare risk of infection among certain groups. The virus can pass through mucosal Read more »

STILL FEEL EMBARRASSED

I am a heterosexual Caucasion female without a drug or alcohol addiction who acquired HIV through unprotected sex. I still feel so embarrassed and guilty. Most ASPs seem to direct their attention toward the homosexual community or the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you for writing in and sharing your story. Tragically it's all too common. The apathy, indifference and ignorance surrounding HIV, despite the fact the pandemic is now in its third decade and affects over 43,000,000 of us worldwide, is indeed... Read more »

Ahmadiyyat Movement in Islam

Peace be upon you,I am an Ahmadi Muslim and we have website at www.alislam.org. Also, being African American and once a Christian, the church in the African American communities do not take the view as MCC.Recently, the churches in my community...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
...Although I strongly disagree with your beliefs about homosexuality and AIDS as printed in the article on your website, I respect the diversity of opinion that exists in the world's religions. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Community Theater Troupe Confronts Taboo Subject of AIDS, Homosexuality

...Playaz, a West Oakland-based amateur theater troupe. The play tackles the taboo subjects of HIV/AIDS and homosexuality among African Americans. The outdoor Sister Thea Bowman Theater is located at 920 Peralta St. in Oakland; show times are 8 p.m.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Heightened National Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

... As the impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans has grown over time, so have the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) efforts to address it. We are highly committed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fighting HIV Among African Americans

... HIV is a crisis in African American communities, threatening the health, well-being and potential of African American men and women of all ages in the United States. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Murder Mystery Film to Highlight HIV Among African Americans

...board, saying, 'We have to do something so people can understand the breadth of [HIV/AIDS].' People still think this is a white homosexual disease, and they're totally wrong," said Duke. The fact that more than half of all new HIV infections are... Read more »
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Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

On the Down Low...Myth or Reality?

Posted by faithandlove, 1 Reply
...my situation so that we can talk, share, vent, and even scream if we want to about this subject of the "Down Low" men in the African American community. First, I will start by giving a brief summary of my, "Down Low" story. I have been married... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African American disease; it's not a Latino disease. It is a disease of the immune system." Nationwide, gay and bisexual... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African American disease; it's not a Latino disease. It is a disease of the immune system." Nationwide, gay and bisexual... Read more »