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Lesbian Masturbating And Hiv Risk

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Ask the Experts

Lesbians and most recent stats on HIV risk

I am looking for the most recent information on HIV transmission in the lesbian community. I have heard that there have been only a few confirmed cases.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...HIV is possible. In fact, woman-to-womansexual transmission of HIV has already been reported in the medicalliterature. The risk of HIV transmission between women is lower than HIVtransmission between men, and between men and women. We cannot... Read more »

Lesbians, Vaginal Secretions and HIV Risk

Greetings Dr. Bob,I have yet to come across a post made by a lesbian to this board, so here's my... Read more »

Lesbians and HIV

Hi there,My partner is HIV-pos and living with AIDS. She tested positive before we got together and... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Lesbians at Risk for HIV, GMHC Report Shows

...found that while there are no documented cases of female-to-female HIV transmission, lesbians and bisexual women are still at risk of contracting HIV. Some homosexually active women also have sex with men or inject drugs. One 2005 study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Concurrency and Sexual Risk Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender American Indian/Alaska Natives

...American Indian and Alaska Natives were analyzed to study the prevalence of concurrency, sex and race of partners, and level of risk across different partnership patterns. "Egocentric network data were analyzed at the level of respondents, who... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...or anal sex, but consider yourself a 'virgin' because you haven't had vaginal sex, you are still at risk. The myth: "Lesbians don't get HIV." The reality: Women who only have sex with women are generally at much lower risk for... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...result of rape or sexual abuse. If a woman uses drugs, alcohol, or sex to escape the pain of prior abuse, she may be at increased risk of getting infected due to shared needles, unprotected sex, or impaired judgment. Many women with HIV have a... Read more »
Connect With Others

plz help......

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i'm a lesbian....i did an oral sex with a girl which is a hiv+ for a few incidence...am i in high risk........ thx Read more »

Lesbian with HIV/AIDS for Over 20 years

Posted by Smiley
...history of prostitution and drug abuse when she migrated to the east coast, Smiley is beginning a new life of activism in the lesbian and HIV/AIDS community in San Diego where she says she feels more comfortable to be who she is, a lesbian... Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I feel alone. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. Read more »