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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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women and HIV

I had previously asked you to explain how a woman can infect a man. Part of your answer was that "it's far from low risk! Infact the vast majority of men with HIV worldwide contracted it from HIV infected women!"well, I work with HIV+ women, not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a single click of the trigger. As it turns out, not every exposure to HIV results in HIV transmission. (Thankfully!) In fact many exposures do not result in transmission. However, it can happen with a single exposure. So if your friend's husband... Read more »

Affair-risk factors

I've been having an affair with a married women for about one month. I am aslo married. I've had 10 unprotected sexual(vaginal)encounters with this women and unprotected oral sex. What are the risk factors of contracting HIV? She is not an iv drug...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...years???? Hmmm . . . where does he do his counseling, at the gay health center? I can assure you the vast majority of HIV-positive men worldwide have contracted the virus from unprotected heterosexual sex. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring... Read more »

Women with HIV

I am a 52 year old heterosexual female who has been HIV+ since 2/90 and was diagnosed 9/94. I am not now in a relationship, but, I would like to be. Unfortunately, I feel like damaged goods and I am certain that if I met someone and told them, they...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...Herpes, Chronic Hepatitis, and other serious health conditions that are out there dating, and who meet men and begin serious romantic relationships that are rich and satisfying.What I coach clients about this, no matter their gender or sexual... Read more »

re: politics aside

Of course a monogamous relationship between two gay men would seem to be a non-HIV risk. But there is no way to ensure monogamy.You say that a heterosexual man with multiple partners is at a higher risk than a gay man in a monogamous relationship. ...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...and other factors can significantly affect the risk for an individual act or series of acts. I much prefer to frame the argument in these terms, providing everyone with the information they need to make a decision for themselves. Sometimes... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Thing Called Love: Condom Use in High-Risk Primary Heterosexual Relationships

...that condoms are less likely to be used in primary relationships than in other relationships. "An understanding of what women and men expect when entering into these relationships, as well as how they make decisions about condom use and other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: The State of AIDS in Lancaster

...increasing most rapidly among middle-age, heterosexual women, according to Lyn Mohn, program director at Comprehensive Care. "Many women who find themselves single again later in life are not protecting themselves against diseases," Mohn said.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Agency Pairs Heterosexuals With HIV

...their status before the first sexual encounter. Due to heterosexual men's reluctance to accept and openly share their condition, many social events for HIV-positive singles and Internet search boards are frequented by women. "The men are hiding,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Efficacy of a Relationship-Based HIV/STD Prevention Program for Heterosexual Couples

...intervention; or the education control condition, in which a woman alone took part in one HIV/STD information session. All women and men were asked to return for follow-up assessment three months after the final intervention or control session.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...not sounding rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just... Read more »

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
...Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.) Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light meal We'll have the place to ourselves. Cost: $10 at door... Read more »

Dating when HIV +ve

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...want to share experiences privately through email. Its afribabe123@yahoo.com I have come to terms with my condition and am managing pretty well, i guess i just need to share certain things with people who really understand. Take care everyone! ... Read more »

HIV- boyfriend scared

Posted by smr, 6 Replies
...I am a 36-year-old woman who is HIV+, in great health with the help of meds for 7+ years after being seriously ill prior to diagnosis. Love life and Read more »