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Transgender Health and HIV

Defining Transgender HIV Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Surgery and HIV Optimizing Health Care Conclusion Selected Sources Transgender persons illuminate the complex interplay of social and biological factors that determine gender identity (an individual's own sense of maleness or femaleness) and contribute to both HIV risk and HIV...
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Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results. Needless to say, I'm extremely worried, almost resigned. I've been reading about testing statistics and through questions on this forum, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll respond to your three specific questions first:1.The sensitivity and specificity of a test assume the test is performed properly and free from confounding variables.2.The estimated statistical risk assumes unprotected sex with a partner... Read more »

Confused in Fort Worth (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)(HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Hey there Doctor Frascino,Been on your site over the years and am still a bit confused and concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »

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how common are harassment issues brought up in a workplace where someone is HIV positive and why do you think this happens...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Harassment (discrimination) is not uncommon in a workplace that has not had HIV education. Ironically, whether or not someone in that workplace has HIV doesn't make a difference. Plenty of people have experienced discrimination merely because... Read more »

Dr. Bob: AIDS doesnt discriminate-neither should you

Dr. Bob,I understand that as a gay man you may have a stronger connection to other glbt individuals but I dont believe that should make you answer questions from us heteros with any less consistency or interest. I mean you answer questions about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You think I answer hetero questions with less consistency and interest???? Hmmm . . . . Gosh, you heteros are always bitching about discrimination . . . . Gee whiz . . . pretty soon you'll want the right to get married, adopt kids, file... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

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HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »

homophobia, aids discrimination and corruption...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOMOPHOBIA, AIDS DISCRIMINATION and CORRUPTION IN PUERTO RICO A
Person With AIDS Fights For Justice WANTED: A LAWYER WHO IS NOT
AFRAID TO FIGHT FOR GAY CIVIL RIGHTS AND TO TAKE ON THE PUERTO
RICAN COURTS. On Thanksgiving Day 1991 Victor Umpierre... Read more »

HIV statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

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 »

CDC's "HIV per 10,000 expoaures"...old statistics?

Posted by rlimbo, 1 Reply
I haven't been able to find the "per 10,000 exposures" table on theCDC website, just references to those statistics, which doesn't say when the statistics were published.

If HIV is an non-contagious as it is, how is it such a problem, especially in... Read more »