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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Is Hiv A Gay Man Disease

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts


Dr. Bob,No offense, but I think you are totally 'blinded' by your liberal agenda to raise money for AIDS research by acting like HIV isn't a Gay Man's disease. Lets look at some facts... The most highly infected areas for HIV in the USA are in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the crapper . . . ."Gee, whatever made you think I might find comments like those offensive???The reason I "deny HIV is as gay man's disease" is merely scientific fact and common logic. Simply put, HIV is a viral illness that has resulted in a... Read more »

Gay man, hiv+, AND hepC+

I was told by a health professional the hepC strain carried by most gay men is more virulent than... Read more »

Gay sex with an HIV+ Man

Recently I engaged in sex with a man that I knew to be HIV+. We both had unprotected oral sex, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Miami Man, 22, Debuts in "HIV+Me" Video Campaign from Logo, the Gay MTV Network

... A south Florida man is the latest spokesperson for the "HIV+Me" prevention and awareness campaign produced by Logo, MTV's gay-oriented network. "The stigma is the biggest thing about HIV," Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gay, HIV-Positive Man Named to South Africa's High Court

...was the first judge in South Africa to disclose his HIV status, telling BBC News in 2005 that he was inspired to act after a woman was stoned to death after admitting her HIV status in a radio interview. Former President Nelson Mandela has hailed... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

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

...AIDS epidemic in Black America. In a previous editorial , I shared three reasons that Black men matter in the fight against HIV/AIDS, whether they're straight, gay or bisexual. To summarize, Black men matter because Black men -- straight,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Vivica Fox Throws Star Power Behind HIV/AIDS Awareness

...minority-owned, peer-based organization founded by and for people living with HIV/AIDS. Organizer Karen "KD" Douglas, of KD Music Management & Marketing, said Empower U provides housing, support groups, free testing, therapy, and other services. ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Gay HIV+ Man in NYC looking 4 Friends

Posted by dkny, 3 Replies
...doing well. Friends have been very accepting and supportive but cannot understand what I'm feeling. Would be nice to meet other hiv+ men in NYC or anywhere for friendship, advice, chat etc. Email, IM buddies would be great. Read more »

i am a gay man and hiv positive...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a GAY MAN and HIV positive. But I don't have AIDS. I began to take one Chinese medicine and Agaricus mashroom in Brazil after I knew Read more »

Gay Man with AIDS seeks internet friends

Posted by GWC, 3 Replies
...AIDS so we can share experiences in this strange country - with the President we have not giving any thought in his budget to HIV and AIDS. Please send me a messaage so we can talk. Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply an abrupt departure from the years of hard politicking against the idea of AIDS as a gay plague, a characterization that many including the Gay & Lesbian Center had argued marginalized victims and made it hard to reach others who were at... Read more »