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Hiv Manifestation On Gay Men Population

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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AIDS biggest killer of men in SF

Hey Dr. Bob, thanks so much for all of your wonderful help and support. I just read over the article that recently went up on the site about AIDS being the biggest killer of men in SF. In addition to your clinic, do you do any work with prevention...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This is a complex topic and a full discussion of the issues related to this tragic phenomenon is beyond the scope of this forum. What I will point out is that the notions that all gay men do is have sex and that they Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...perception, funding priorities, condom-fatigue, advertising (sure, plenty of buffed healthy looking poz folks in the advertisement for new HIV drugs, but when's the last time you saw a condom or safer sex ad on prime time TV?), medical advances,... Read more »

Why a rise in AIDS?

I am researching the rise in AIDS cases over the past ten years. If I haveheard correctly, it is not due to rise in homosexuality. Can you please giveme some insight on this topic? Thank You.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...World" Countries, and the other in "Westernized" Countries. The number of cases of HIV transmission among Homosexual/Bisexual men isradically different between the two epidemics.In Developing countries, this has always been, and continues to be,... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...were diagnosed with HIV (but not yet having AIDS), of the 52,690 cases that were reported:72% were male 28% were female32% were men having sex with men18% were injecting drug users4% were men having sex with men who were also injecting drug... Read more »
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Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

...some of the toughest countries in the world when it comes to being gay and HIV positive. Read or listen to the voices of these men and women as they respond to the question: What's Life Like for HIV-Positive Gay Men in the Country Where You Live... Read more »
AIDS.gov

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

...the December 4, 2008 "HIV/AIDS -- Advances in Hope Video Podcast" ) might leave some people puzzled about why National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be marked on September 27. Many of us in the HIV/AIDS community (and some people beyond... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Why Black Straight Men Are Missing From the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... This is the second in a series of editorials about the critical role that Black men play in ending the AIDS epidemic in Black America. In a previous editorial , I shared three reasons that Black men matter Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...live in a world where they are often told they are "bad." Some gay men are abandoned by their families. Discrimination against gays is all too common. The way that society often treats gay men can lower their self-esteem and lead to depression.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 13 Replies
...I asked the forum to take off the gay men and just put men so people will stop thinking about people being gay. we need to stop this when people use gay some people are Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it starts getting controversial, is that not... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »