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Men On The Down Low

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Ask the Experts

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB Read more »

Increased breast size in men- Can surgery take care of that?

I plan to have the surgery but am concerned that it will return and I will need surgery again down... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Media Examine African-American Men on "Down Low"

...The Washington Post today examines black men on the "down low," an expression that describes black men who have sex with men but who never mention their male relationships Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Men on the Down Low

... New York Times Magazine article and the Oprah episode -- have one thing in common: they explicitly link what they term "men on the down low" to the spread of HIV, without providing any evidence to support this claim. Furthermore, they... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

HIV in Black Women: It's Not About Men on the Down Low

... In the late 1990s and early 2000s, media hype about men on the so-called down low prompted considerable finger-pointing in the Black community. A series of high-profile newspaper Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers: Men on the Down Low

...sex with men. What Are the Sexual Risk Factors Associated With Being on the Down Low? Much of the media attention about men on the down low and HIV/AIDS has focused on the concept of a transmission bridge between bisexual men and... Read more »
Connect With Others

NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
...ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30? If yes, we want to talk to you! We would like to invite you to take part in a Read more »

NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
...ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30? If yes, we want to talk to you! We would like to invite you to take part in a Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man Read more »

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 »