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Homosexuals Being At A Higher Risk To Have Hiv And Aids

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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 »

Homosexual Misconcpetion- What did my Parents do to me?! Donation.

I was raised in a Christian family that instilled in me that HIV/AIDS is something gays get and... Read more »
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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

...Epidemiology and Clinical Research, and colleagues. In the current study, the authors described HCV prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for two cohorts of MSM with or without HIV. Both groups were recruited using community-based strategies.... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: New Data Show Greater Risk of AIDS Among Gay Men

...most recent six months. Of those who regarded themselves as straight, none was HIV-positive; 52 percent who self-identified as gay were positive, as were 47.6 percent who identified themselves as bisexual. Overall HIV prevalence among the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Young Gays, Meth Use Comes With a High Risk of Contracting HIV

... Seattle-area organizations are offering help to gay crystal methamphetamine users, who have a higher risk of HIV infection, according to local studies. In King County, about 10 percent of men who have sex with men have used crystal meth Read more »
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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 »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon Bernstein,... 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 »