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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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25% of gay men are HIV+ in SF?

Hi Doc,According to some estimates, 25% of gay men here in San Francisco are HIV-positive. This is the mean estimate and the percentage may be higher or lower. How accurate do you think this is? And why is it not more widely publicized. If it's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...higher rates, including New York City (25%) and Baltimore (40%). This information has been widely reported, but most folks in "Manhunt" hookup chat rooms really aren't listening. Now that you know, perhaps you can help spread the message of HIV... Read more »

HIV & Gay men's domestic violence

I am HIV POZ and a survivor of gay men's domestic violence. I left my partner only recently and would like to know if there have been any articles written on the topic that I could read for support. MY ex-partner is an HIV NEG man.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There is an excellent web site which provides information and support on this important subject. It is managed by the GayMen's Domestic Violence Project in Cambridge, Mass. http://www.gmdvp.org/ Read more »

percentage of gay men with HIV

On a list serve, a comment was made that less then 25% of gay men have HIV.Is this close to true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...self-loathing closeted gay politicians being unceremoniously outed by their no-longer secret sexual antics, it's difficult to comment on the actual percentage of gaymen, let alone the percentage of gaymen with HIV.A "25%" statistic that I do... Read more »

Studies re: HIV transmission in Gay men

Having been a volunteer in the late 1980s for the N.Y. Blood Center study on sex-practices and HIV transmission amongst Gay men, I am wondering how many other similiar studies have been done since the emergence of AIDs and to what degree they...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. There are many myths regardingtransmission of the HIV virus. For example, it is a common myth that givingoral sex to a man is low risk for Read more »
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The Body

Where the Gay Men Roam: At Pre-Conference Event, Leaders Discuss Gay Response to HIV

...conference was still one day from making its grand arrival, so the MSM Pre-Conference took center stage, playing host to gaymen and their advocates from around the globe. In this, the first of daily video blogs from Vienna, I'm taking you along... Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice

...not a gay disease, and the virus works the same whether you're gay or straight. That said, if you are gay -- or if you're a man who considers himself straight, but fools around with guys from time to time -- there's a lot of information out... Read more »
AIDS.gov

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

...Podcast" ) might leave some people puzzled about why National GayMen's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be marked on September 27. Many of us in the HIV/AIDS community (and some people beyond this circle) well know that gaymen have been longtime... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Conclusions Introduction Why are some gaymen still having unprotected anal sex in the age of HIV/AIDS? Whether you're a man who rejects the term "barebacking" as stigmatizing, dismisses the act and any conversation about it as... Read more »
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