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Literature On Gay Men Population And Hiv

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...followed the appearance of HIV. In the United States, the first cases of AIDS were reported in 1981 among homosexual men in New York and California, and retrospective examination of frozen blood samples from a U.S. cohort of gay men showed the presence of HIV antibodies as early as 1978, but not before then. Subsequently, in every region, country and city where AIDS has appeared, evidence of HIV infection has preceded AIDS by just a few years...
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with the "exact same HIV strain," that is really very hypothetical, because HIV evolves very quickly and quite... Read more »

Resistance (TWO HIV POSITIVES, 2009)

Hello Robert,I met a guy and we are both HIV+ him 23 years and me 7 years.His CD4 is 155 and Viroload is undetectable on treatmentMy CD4 is 528 and Viroload is 3547 no treatmentHis virus is resistant to 90% of all medicine.My virus show hardly no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION) Sep 28, 2007my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad. Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Finally, you should never be concerned about leveling with your doctor. He's on your side. He's there to help you, not pass judgment on indiscretions! Good luck. Dr. Bob poz to poz sex,guy prefers no condoms (POZ ON POZ BAREBACK) Jun 11, 2008 I... Read more »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not to disclose their sexual orientation.13, 14 Indeed, black MSM are more likely than other MSM not to identify themselves as gay.5 The absence of self-identification or the absence of disclosure presents challenges to prevention programs.... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Should Gay Men Be Allowed to Donate Blood?

...redress is unusual, his experience is familiar to any gay man who has tried to participate in a volunteer blood drive. Advertisement Gay men, in all practical senses, are prohibited from donating blood in the United States because of a... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

Landmark Global Initiative Seeks to Reduce HIV Among Gay Men by Tackling Widespread Stigma and Discrimination

...interventions have been severely undermined by stigma and discrimination. "Stigma and discrimination keep large numbers of gay men around the world from accessing essential health resources," explained Michael Joyner, Director of Positive Action... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Promoting Unity and Love in the Black Gay Community

... "The question isn't whether or not Black gay men can be saved. The question is whether or not we believe that we are worth saving." -- Dr. Ron Simmons (from the Black Gay Research Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...descriptions of 50 suspected homosexuals, including photos of four individuals. Gender-based violence against men perceived to be gay has been reported at extreme levels in the Caribbean, 9 Iraq 10 and elsewhere, ranging from verbal... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...36 26.Renal transplantation 35, 9, 48, 13, 56 27.Anti-lymphocyte antibodies 56, 31 28.Anti-collagen antibodies (found in gay men, haemophiliacs, Africans of both sexes and people with leprosy) 31 29.Serum-positive for rheumatoid factor,... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://www.actupsf.com/, http://www.healaids.com/ or http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the... Read more »

headline news

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...36 26.Renal transplantation 35, 9, 48, 13, 56 27.Anti-lymphocyte antibodies 56, 31 28.Anti-collagen antibodies (found in gay men, haemophiliacs, Africans of both sexes and people with leprosy) 31 29.Serum-positive for rheumatoid factor,... Read more »