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Male Prison Sex And Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...born male and assume female gender roles, a practice that was not discouraged or disparaged in traditional Samoan society. Similarly, mahu is a cross-Polynesian term originally describing transgender women or femaleacting males. In post-colonial Hawaii, mahu were stigmatized and discriminated against. Western society tends to view sex and gender much more rigidly and with less respect for deviations from the accepted norm. Because of...
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Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is +ve involves in unprotected sex, can he/she be subject to legal action? Can they be prosecuted according to the law? Since AIDS is a fatal condition, wouldn't it be equal to murder/man slaughter?Could you please let us know what the law... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...protect myself from HIV and other STD's. As a BI male, (I Know the lowly BI male) I knew my risk was greater than heterosexual males. I have always done my best to be safe. But recently I was exposed to HIV due to a condom break with a couple who... Read more »

hiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)

Hi Bob,l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a male, if l have sex with a female and put a condom on and practice safe sex, by law l dont have to let her know l am hiv positive is that right ???
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...protect myself from HIV and other STD's. As a BI male, (I Know the lowly BI male) I knew my risk was greater than heterosexual males. I have always done my best to be safe. But recently I was exposed to HIV due to a condom break with a couple who... Read more »

Dealing with Sex...I mean lack thereof (DISCLOSURE)

Hi Dr. Bob,I have been dealing with my poz status since December. I could tell you my story but that's not why I am writing.At this point I feel I may be ready (actually, I really need to be ready) to get over someone and many people are telling me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is +ve involves in unprotected sex, can he/she be subject to legal action? Can they be prosecuted according to the law? Since AIDS is a fatal condition, wouldn't it be equal to murder/man slaughter? Could you please let us know what the law says?... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia Law Banning Male-to-Male Sex Is Hindering Condom Distribution, HIV Prevention in Prisons, Advocates Say

... A 30-year-old law in Namibia banning male-to-male sex is preventing condom distribution in the country's prisons and hindering HIV prevention efforts, according to HIV/AIDS advocates, South Africa's Mail & Guardian reports. According Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Time Among Black Males Might Account for Rise in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases Among Blacks, Study Says

...black men in prison (Morin, Washington Post , 3/9). The researchers write that the "higher incarceration rates among black males over this period explain a substantial share of the racial disparity in AIDS infection" (Johnson/Raphael, "The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms, Spousal Sex Urged to Prevent HIV in Caribbean Jails

...Heads of Corrections and Prison Services, which is meeting in Georgetown, Grand Cayman. He said HIV is spreading in the region's prisons via sexual assault and homosexual sex among men who are otherwise heterosexual. "Given our [sodomy] laws, our... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prison Sex Study Author Calls for Conjugal Visits in India Jails

... The author of a study of prison sex in India is calling for authorities to allow conjugal visits to decrease unprotected sex among male inmates and lower the risk Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...17-year period, 88 men became infected in prison by the virus that causes AIDS, chiefly through same-sex intercourse. Georgia prisons currently house about 45,000 men. The study, published yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »

navy testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does the navy test annually for HIv Read more »

HIV In Prisons-MYTHS-Tattooing

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...with 68 serving sentences during the same 15 years without picking up the virus. Here are some of the myths debunked: Myth #1: Prisons are a breeding ground for HIV. HIV transmission is not rare in prison, but neither is it rampant, says... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. Read more »