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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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HIV- women & HIV + guy

I meet this guy and we have been dating for about 7/8 weeks. We haven't kissed or had sex. I like the guy, but he just told me that he is HIV+, for about 18 months, from a previous relationship with another women. I still like him, at this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've been dating for eight weeks and haven't even kissed yet??? Hmm . . . are you sure your new Mr. Right isn't gay? OK, let's assume he's straight as a lawn dart and positively charged. There is absolutely no risk... Read more »

Enrolling women for HIV vaccine trials

I understand the importance of having an HIV vaccine and more so, a cure. However, is it right to carry out trials in developing countries where there is less monitoring and less consequences? The urguement is that the researchers need participants...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

women with hiv

do women have the higher hiv status?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
NO.Currently there are still more men that are HIV positive than women. This is particularly true in the developing world. We do not actually know the gender statistics in many other countries as that information is not collected.The percent of... Read more »

Studies on women & HIV transmission

Thank you Dr. Aberg for your help regarding keeping safe if engaging in sex with other women. My follow up question is concerned with whether or not there are any current studies being done or have they recently completed any research regarding...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Since your first question, I cannot tell you how amazed I am that there is very little information regarding women to women transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. For almost every study, people are characterized by gender, age... Read more »
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Women and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Great Snippett from Regan Hoffman!

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AIDS/story?id=2040438&page=1 Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
There is more to read at Poz.com but here is a sample:::::::

Girls' Night Out

As a woman with HIV in the 90s, I was a fringe statistic. Now, finally, the scientists and docs are catching up

by Regan Hofmann

In the mid-90s, when I first had HIV, I was... Read more »

casting women HIV+ San Francisco

Posted by Anonymous
CASTING CALL: WOMEN HIV+ ages 2150
FOR HIV/AIDS PRINT ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN ($1,500.00)


The Blackwell Files, a REAL PEOPLE casting agency in San Francisco, is holding a casting call for women HIV+ (FDA required) ages 21 to 50 years old, who would... Read more »

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV
Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.)
Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light meal
We'll have the place to ourselves. Cost: $10 at door
RSVP: kei... Read more »