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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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Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal sex with each other, and are at much less risk for HIV infection than gay men having anal sex. If that same heterosexual person had anal sex in, say,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...has unprotected anal sex with an HIV-positive woman, the risk of acquiring the virus is exactly the same as if an HIV-negative gay man has unprotected anal sex with an HIV-positive male partner. The point Ryan was making is that proportionally... Read more »

thoughts on religion, homosexuality and HIV

Dear Doctor bob,First of, i would like to thank you on your superb work at the body, you've helped so many HIV+ and self-diagnosed freaking out hiv- people. i shake your hand.Ive been reading your posts for over 2 years now until ive finally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your support and comments!Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV in homosexuals?

Why is that gays and lesbians are more likely to get HIV and AIDS than heterosexuals?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are an estimated 31 million people infected with HIV worldwide. Most of those infections occurred through heterosexual contact; some estimates suggest 70% or more infections occur Read more »

RELIGION AND CONDEMNATION OF HOMOSEXUALITY

How can people who claim to believe in a God who is love, openly condemn homosexuality and homosexuals? I live in Australia and the Rev. Fred Nile - a Christian and politician to boot - comes out in public every year at the Gay and Lesbian Mardi...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
...unresolved issues of abuse and neglect. I would not be the first to suggest that someone who is that obsessively opposed to homosexuality may very well have deeply repressed homosexual feelings themselves. In the words of Rev. Troy Perry,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hidden Homosexuality in Senegal Presents Challenge to HIV Prevention

... Legal discrimination is exacerbating the AIDS epidemic among homosexual Senegalese men, who have an HIV rate 10 times that of the general population. Being gay in Senegal is considered a moral crime Read more »
International AIDS Society

The International AIDS Society Urges Strong and Swift Opposition to Proposed Anti-Homosexuality Legislation in Uganda

...Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) called for a review of legal impediments to the inclusion of most-at-risk-populations, including gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM), in the national AIDS response. Key international funding agencies concur.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles and cultural norms such as "machismo"... Read more »
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HIV Frontlines : HIV/AIDS and Homophobia in Jamaica

...problems and HIV is one of them. Although the HIV rate in the general Jamaican population is estimated at 1.4%, the Jamaican gay community's HIV rate is an astonishing 32%. This appallingly high rate may be somewhat related to a deep and... Read more »
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Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...Most churches preach thet homosexuality is a sin. To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are Read more »

HIV statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How the numbers compiled for HIV stats worldwide etc. Or more to the point how do they know how it was caught, i.e hetro sex, gay sex, drug use etc Do they rely on the persons hoensty for this? For examle a hetro guy could go with men but not... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »

Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Of new infections among men in the United States, CDC estimates that approximately 60 percent of men were infected through homosexual sex, 25 percent through injection drug use, and 15 percent through heterosexual sex. Of newly infected men,... Read more »