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Homosexuality And Hiv Aids

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HIV in homosexuals?

Why is that gays and lesbians are more likely to get HIV and AIDS than heterosexuals?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are an estimated 31 million people infected with HIV worldwide. Most of those infections occurred through heterosexual contact; some estimates suggest 70% or more infections occur Read more »

about aids in homosexuals

can HIV be created by two homosexual males who havent been exposed to the virus itself? Read more »

thoughts on religion, homosexuality and HIV

Dear Doctor bob,First of, i would like to thank you on your superb work at the body, you've helped... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Health Minister Calls on Country to Legalize Homosexuality to Improve Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...recognize the increasing acceptance of homosexuality worldwide because such tolerance would ensure "an effective fight against AIDS," IANS/ Thaindian News reports (IANS/ Thaindian News , 9/29). Under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code --... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Caribbean Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Hampering Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS, Should Be Repealed, Officials Say

...laws in the region that criminalize male-to-male sexual contact during the eighth annual Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS , the CMC/ Antigua Sun reports. The CMC/ Sun reports that HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Law Criminalizing Homosexuality Remains "Major Obstacle" in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Piot Says

... UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot on Sunday said that an Indian law criminalizing sex between men is a "major obstacle" to the country's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundian HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern Over New Law Outlawing Homosexuality

... Some HIV/AIDS advocates in Burundi and international human rights groups have expressed concern about a new law that criminalizes homosexuality Read more »
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Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...percentage are members of other racial/ethnic groups. The Truth: If you do not engage in homosexual sex your chances of contracting HIV drop dramaticlly. Read more »

AIDS and Japanese society

Posted by Anonymous researching good sources on Japanese society and culture, especially with respect to the perception of homosexuality and HIV/AIDS. I am planning a trip to Japan to visit my friend in December 2001. I'd like to be prepared - more prepared... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as Non-HIV AIDS. As in AIDS patients, Non-HIV AIDS patients exhibit reduced numbers of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...To all people that come here, HIV/AIDS is not just a homosexual disease anymore. It is becoming more prevelant in the heterosexual community more now than ever. Gays Read more »