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Hiv Support Groups For Gay Men

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Gay Men's HIV+ Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Our self-run group is comprised of 7-10 members. We've been in existence for more than 10 years. Meetings are free of charge, held on Thursday eves in an attractive comfortable space near Gramercy Park in NYC. Our ages range from 30's on up. From... Read more »

Support Groups for gay men in NYC

Posted by ShantiNurse, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm trying to find out about HIV support groups for gay men in NYC for a friend. It has been surprisingly hard to get this information. Any advice, lists, could provide would be very appreciated! Read more »

Email Pen Pal Group for HIV + Gay Men

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear readers, I am writing to you on behalf of my partner. I would like to know if anyone knows of a safe, secure and non-sexual email pen-palgroup website site where gay men with HIVAIDS can correspondend with each other. He is basically alone all... Read more »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay... Read more »

Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men Find gay with hiv at

Posted by Chloe1023
Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »
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I'd like to know if there is a support group for gay widowers in New York City. I was in a terrific, loving relationship for over 10 years. My partner died of AIDS over three years ago, and I've remained HIV negative. I'm just...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am very sorry to hear that your partner died. As a gay widower myself, here are a few suggestions in response to your question. I just edited an anthology entitled Gay Widowers: Life After The Death of A Partner which is an inexpensive paper back... Read more »

Being a Good Facilitator/Running a Support Group

Dear Michael: I am about to attempt the reactivation of our Gay Men's HIV+ Support Group after a long period of client neglect and apathy. I live in a area where it can be sometimes felt like the minority of people infected and affected with...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear Donn,Thanks for your positive feedback on my Widower's book. I am pleased that you are finding it useful.Getting groups started and sustaining them is difficult in all locations, but as you so accurately note, especially more so outside... Read more »

Gay men and Sex Addiciton

Hello Doctor,I see gay men around (I am one!) and I see th ebehaviors, what they talk about, what they focus mostly on, and sexual behaviors and I been thinking most of them are addicted to sex. I was looking and gay and hiv/aids organizations and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I do not believe that most gay men with healthy sexual appetites are addicted to sex. Rather, I would guess more of the general public is sex-phobic.I do agree we need more effective STD/HIV awareness and prevention campaigns targeted at risk... Read more »

Support Group in NYC

Hi to all, My brother was diagnosed a month ago. i would like to ask where can i find a support group in NY?Thank you....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
You are fortunate to be in New York where there are numerous resources both for those living with HIV/AIDS and their friends and loved ones. Because the specific groups can change, I suggest calling the agencies listed below for updates. Note... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gay Men Support Couples-Based HIV Tests

A team led by Emory University researchers says couples-based voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT) could provide prevention-related opportunities for men who have sex with men (MSM). Dr. Rob Stephenson, of Emory's Rollins School of Public... Read more »
International Rectal Microbicide Advocates

HIV+ Gay and Bi Men! Sign-On Letter Supporting an Informed Debate About PrEP Based on Facts, Not Misinformation

Sign on to this letter! The release of data from the iPrEx study of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention in gay and bisexual men and transgender women has led to a good deal of debate about whether and how PrEP should be used.... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute Supports the 4th Annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day "Because We Matter"

Washington, D.C. -- In recognition of the fourth annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) , The AIDS Institute (TAI) pauses to remember the enormous toll HIV/AIDS has historically taken and continues to take on gay men. We... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Richmond, Calif., Center Offers Support Group for Men With HIV/AIDS

This article was reported by Richmond Confidential . An article in Richmond Confidential reported that Richmond, Calif., has more individuals with HIV/AIDS than any other city in Contra Costa County but lacks suitable services for this... Read more »