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Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal sex with each other, and are at much less risk for HIV infection than gay men having anal sex. If that same heterosexual person had anal sex in, say,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...activity and not to sexual orientation. If an HIV-negative straight dude has unprotected anal sex with an HIV-positive woman, the risk of acquiring the virus is exactly the same as if an HIV-negative gay man has unprotected anal sex with an... 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 »

Misclassification problems / Heterosexual misclassifications?

QUESTION #1:Could you please comment on the study by Murphy, Mueller, and Whitman in J AIDS and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Heterosexual Men -- Preliminary Results from Five Northern California Counties, December 2001-November 2003

...survey data among noninjection-drug users from California in the mid-1990s determined that, among heterosexual persons and among men who had sex with men (MSM), meth users reported more sex partners, were less likely to report condom use, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: The Associations of Binge Alcohol Use With HIV/STI Risk and Diagnosis Among Heterosexual African-American Men

...between illicit drug use and HIV/STI offer insight into the disproportionate rates of HIV/STI among heterosexual African-American men, much less research has been conducted to examine the associations between binge drinking and these diseases in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk Behaviors Among African American Men in Los Angeles County Who Self-Identify as Heterosexual

...that, unlike gay and bisexual men, heterosexual men do not normally circulate in social networks that reinforce sexual norms of risk reduction. Furthermore, many African American men who identify themselves as heterosexual and have sex with men... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Crystal Meth Use Increasing High-Risk Sexual Activity Among Heterosexual Men, Could Lead to Increase in HIV Cases, Study Says

... Crystal methamphetamine use is leading to an increase in high-risk sexual behavior among heterosexual men in Northern California, according to preliminary results of a study published Thursday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Read more »
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Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way Read more »

Heterosexual AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...It kind of struck me the other day that I know of no heterosexuals that have gotten AIDS. Why is this? Why do gay men only get it. I know that they say that heteros get it to but I really don't believe they do. How can a virus decide who is gay Read more »

female secretions not infecting men !

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Read TRUTH, what they don't want the public to know! In developed world, vaginal secretions are not infecting men as statistics have shown. Vaginal secretions carry virus in 50% to 60% of women studied, YET the AMOUNT of virus is QUITE SMALL! Read more »

Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
...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 than homosexuals or... Read more »