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Hiv Positive Black Men

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27%
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Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Office of Minority Health-Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative. I would also contact the nearest AIDS Foundation or public health department for an African-American AIDS Service Organization located in your area. Read more »

how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below). But even with PrEP, you will still need to use latex condoms for all penetrative sex going forward.Good luck.Dr. BobStatement by Project InformA study showing that a daily pill reduces HIV risk in gay men is reason for great hope. US... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resistance Gene (DELTA 32 mutation)

In my contemporary biology class, we heard about a gene found in males of Northern European descent that has HIV/AIDS resistant properties. My family is very Irish (my last name is Sullivan), and I was wondering not only if this is true, but if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk should be considered the same as that of anyone else who elected to have unprotected sex. PEP would only be recommended if your partner was confirmed to be HIV positive (or strongly suspected of being HIV positive) and if you... Read more »

Is there HIV immunity???

Dr Bob ;I am a 43 yr old caucasion male that is gay and has been having sex with men for around 25 years. I know this is not something to put lightly, but have had sex with at least 80 men, unprotected. I had a lover of 5 yrs that was full blown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation is Sullivan), and I was wondering not only if this is true, but if there was a way I could get check for it. Advertisement> Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, I believe what you are referring to is the delta 32 gene mutation. See below.... Read more »
U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex With Women, With Men, or With Men and Women: Implications for Intervention Development

... The study authors compared demographics and sexual and drug risk behaviors among HIV-positive black men who have sex with women only, with men only, or with men and women as a way to assess differences among and between these groups. Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

More Black Gay and Bi Men Are HIV Positive; Most Unaware

..."I Love My Boo" messaging (there was a previous campaign in 2008). "It's a social marketing campaign, tied into Facebook , and men can post pictures of their boos, to make it interactive. ... That's how we encourage testing and conversations... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Jackson, Mississippi, 2006-2008

... In the United States, black men who have sex with men (MSM) account for a disproportionate number of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired 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 »
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Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

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... Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Gay Mens Coordinator Read more »

Need a supportive Black Man

Posted by king4queen, 3 Replies
...Hi, I really want to know where are the HIV + blk men. I am 37(still young) and I have not found a man who can be honest and open to be with a womanwith my positive status. Is Read more »

gay men

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 »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the cost of providing medical services to this... Read more »