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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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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to bareback (have unprotected sex) with your partner is the possibility of acquiring a different strain of HIV-1. (There are many different types of HIV-1.) You can read much more about HIV superinfection or dual infection in the archives of this... Read more »

insertive issues (Rectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semen) (ANAL MUCOUS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

I have a hard time believing as an exclusive TOP that I contracted this virus through anal juice sneaking up my urethra while servicing a bottom. I'll bet one way a top more likely gets infected and probably what happened to me was topping a guy who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral drugs or to anatomic and immunologic differences in the male genital tract versus rectal mucosa." Reference Zuckerman R A et al. Higher concentrations of HIV RNA in rectal mucosa secretions than in blood and seminal plasma, among... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sequential infections were possible. Some people believed it was only a matter of time before something similar would be seen in humans. Compelling evidence of dual HIV infection in humans appeared in 2002. A report in the Journal of Virology in... Read more »

re: aids killer of men in san fran

Bob, it behooves you not to shift the discussion to a critical analysis of the president's policies. Blaming GW for HIV/AIDS is very silly when he's both never been infected nor infected anyone else. It is men like yourself who both practice gay...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You want folks to "STOP HAVING GAY SEX????" Well, here we have proof "positive!" Abstinence does indeed lead to complete insanity.(I'll skip my usual "be well" closing, because clearly you are not.)Dr. Bob Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Internet-Based HIV/AIDS, STD Prevention Campaigns Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men

...download, the Times reports. Although there is "little data" to help guide local agencies on "effective" prevention strategies, many health care workers say that Internet programs "can be particularly useful in reaching men in rural areas,"... 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 »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

...Jamaican LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender] individuals have to be constantly careful of how they live and how they manifest their sexuality. That is a very high-pressured psychological state to live under. Many people find... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PlusNews Profiles Kenya NGO That Seeks to Involve Men in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...Movement of Men Against AIDS in Kenya , a nongovernmental organization with a national membership of more than 6,000 mostly HIV-positive men that seeks to "challenge social and cultural stereotypes [that] hinder progress in the fight against... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...where you actually went to a gay bar to meet other gay men or if you had good social circle just might meet some really nice man at a dinner or cocktail party. Now, meeting someone at a party is remote unless you want to out yourself health wise... Read more »

Seeking HIV+ Men and Women for Pharmaceutical Ads

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...The Morgan Agency's Proof Positive division is accepting new talent for representation. If you are between 18-45 and HIV+, in good health and attractive but real looking please send a jpeg or tif photo along with your contact information to be... Read more »