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Is Making Out Safe

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Learning Rights Law Center

Honoring the Dead by Making Schools a Safe and Supportive Environment for Transgender Youth

Los Angeles, Calif. -- The Rainbow Rights Project of the Learning Rights Law Center joins the people across the world in observing the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, 2010. All across the world individuals are participating in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Technology Business Owner Makes $100 Million Donation to HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research

Phillip Ragon, founder of the database software company InterSystems, has made a $100 million dollar donation to create a Boston-based institute for HIV/AIDS vaccine research, the Boston Globe reports. The donation of $10 million annually for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's "Testing Makes Us Stronger" First Federal Campaign Focused on Gay Men

CDC recently launched a new public awareness and education campaign to encourage HIV testing among black men who have sex with men (MSM) ages 18-44. The new $2.4 million "Testing Makes Us Stronger" campaign is part of CDC's national "Act Against... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Making babies or playing safe? Safe sex equals human extinction, doesn't it?

Hi Bob!I'm not the pope or a member of catholic church. I'm indeed evangelic but the phrase or message: "safer sex for all... no glove, no love, no exceptions" is absolute bullshit for me. So let us go to human extinction or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,My comment, "safer sex for all . . . no glove, no love, no exceptions," was obviously referring to non-procreational sex! At least it seemed obvious to me. But just in case there are other readers who have had their "keen sense... Read more »

Can std's be passed from shared make-up compact placed on open acne (pimples that have blood/tiny bit of impetigo)

I'm a female practicing only safe sex, only when in a committed relationship. Recently I traveled on vacation w/ a gay guy friend. Never having spent time w/ him on a daily basis, I was shocked to observe how many sexual partners he engages...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is <b>absolutely no risk</b> from the situation that you're talking about. None.We literally need a HIV positive body fluid come out of someone's body and go immediately/directly into someone... Read more »

please dr Bob.make me feel better

Dear Dr Bob,Since I realize that all my last messages didnt have an answer because you re so busy,now I really need your help. 3 months ago I had protected sex with a girl on her period but the condom broke..panic stress etc etc. I called my doctor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Paul,Your negative ELISA and RNA PCR tests at three months after your broken-condom sexperience are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No need for any additional HIV tests.Atypical host responses to HIV are... Read more »

Scared, i'm not making this mistake again

Hello doc,I m rag from India, on Jan 28 2012 i had a protected sex with pros whos HIV status is unknown, After 10 Days i have developed a dierreha and loose stools and its still there, and i am having mild upper central abdominal pain till today and...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,If you had <i>protected</i> sex with prostitute of unknown HIV status, you were <b>not at risk</b> because it was protected. That's a great thing! Using protection is a great way to keep yourself... Read more »
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How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and get... Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »

making out?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
should a person test if hey ONLY made out? Help..I don't know if this is a risk. One couple, male+ female- passed HIV thru kissing. It's documented in the CDC site. Does this then prove that kissing is risky? I thought I could atleast get away... Read more »

ankle wound making worried

Posted by sameeer9, 1 Reply
Please help me to get my worries of,the incident which is making me worried happened one month ago.I went with my freind to a girl.My freind went inside with that girl first and did all sort of sex &amp; came out in 20 minutes with the girl and... Read more »