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Does being a homosexual increase one's risks of contracting AIDS?

I asked such a similar question before, but I do not know if it was ever answered, so I'm asking again, forgive me. I'm doing a project on AIDS for my high school anatomy class, and I've been getting mixed messages about the relations of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,There is a common myth that HIV/AIDS is a gay disease. However, the reality is that anyone, gay or straight, black or white, male or female, intelligent or Republican, can 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... Read more »

Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increase in HIV Sexual Risk Behavior in Homosexual Men in Scotland, 1996-2002: Prevention Failure?

...sexual risk behavior for HIV infection in Scotland, the authors conducted cross-sectional surveys in 1996, 1999 and 2002 in gay bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Overall, they interviewed 6,508 men: 2,276 (79 percent response rate) in 1996, 2,498... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

...person-years of follow-up (97.5 percent CI zero to 1.54, single-sided). "HCV prevalence was almost 10 times higher in HIV-positive homosexual men," the authors noted. "Although incident HCV infection was uncommon in both cohorts, cases of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

History of Childhood Sexual Abuse and HIV Risk Behaviors in Homosexual and Bisexual Men

...out to examine the prevalence and frequency of childhood sexual abuse and their association with sexual risk in a sample of gay and bisexual men. At the 1997 and 1998 Minneapolis/St. Paul Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Festivals,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Taken Preventively Daily HIV Meds Could Reduce HIV Risk Among Gay, Bisexual Men

...online this morning in The New England Journal of Medicine found that a daily dose of an anti-retroviral pill reduced the risk of contracting HIV by 43.8 percent. The study, known as iPrEx, found even higher rates -- 72.8 percent... Read more »
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1 time homosexual expirience

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had a 1 time gay expirience now I hope I don't get Aids from it. Read more »

Bisexuals/Homosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...This is directed ONLY to those bisexual/homosexual men who date women. STOP infecting women! For whatever reason you abandoned your first choice of having sex with men, fearing Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just think it would be fair to say that unprotected receptive fellatio without ejaculation would be very similar in terms of risk to insertive cunnilingus if both the receivers were HIV positive. I think that if both their status was unknown,... Read more »

Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
...almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you have sex with someone in a high risk group such a gay or bisexual men...". but, from all the research that i've read, there are more heterosexuals with hiv/aids now... Read more »