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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...are uniquely affected by these side effects compared to men. This is likely due to a few reasons. First, women have more total body fat than men. And second, HIV-positive women tend to have more central obesity. However, women and men tend to have equal rates of fat loss from their extremities. Patients have described this fat pattern in women as resembling "beach balls on sticks." [See "Lipodystrophy and Women," May/June 2004 issue.] Further...
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BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Office of Minority Health-Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative. I would also contact the nearest AIDS Foundation or public health department for an African-American AIDS Service Organization located in your area. Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The best we can offer is relative levels of risk associated with various sexual activities. Check out Table 1 in the CDC document about nPEP. It can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5402.pdf. However, it's important to note there are many... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...investigators are also examining the following in an ongoing study: 1) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in HIV-infected men and men of unknown HIV infection status, 2) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in the men's female... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

How to Engage Black Men in the HIV/AIDS Fight

... This is the third in a series of editorials about the critical role that Black men play in ending the AIDS epidemic in Black America. Part 1 described three reasons that Black men matter in the fight against Read more »
U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex With Women, With Men, or With Men and Women: Implications for Intervention Development

... The study authors compared demographics and sexual and drug risk behaviors among HIV-positive black men who have sex with women only, with men only, or with men and women as a way to assess differences among and between these groups. Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Why Black Straight Men Are Missing From the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... This is the second in a series of editorials about the critical role that Black men play in ending the AIDS epidemic in Black America. In a previous editorial , I shared three reasons that Black men matter Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Selection and HIV Risk Reduction Among Black and White Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The researchers examined differences in sexual partner selection between black and white men who have sex with men (MSM) toward the goal of better understanding how HIV status of sex partners and related psychosocial measures Read more »
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Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

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... Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Gay Mens Coordinator Read more »

Need a supportive Black Man

Posted by king4queen, 3 Replies
...Hi, I really want to know where are the HIV + blk men. I am 37(still young) and I have not found a man who can be honest and open to be with a womanwith my positive status. Is Read more »

THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Posted by deeva, 6 Replies
...DISAPORA:MILLIONS OF BLACKS DYING ABROAD... A GENERATION OF ORPHANS AND THE SYSTEMATIC GENOCIDE OF A CONTINENT! THE APATHY OF BLACK ENTERTAINMENT MOGULS:POSTERS AND THOUSANDS FOR CHARITIES MILLIONS FOR JACOB THE JEWELER......BLING BLING! NEED I... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...report reinforced previous findings that the epidemic disproportionately affects blacks of both sexes as well as gay and bisexual men. As the number of people living with HIV grows, so does the cost of providing medical services to this... Read more »