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Stories Of Black Women Living With Aids Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...first sexual intercourse, less likely to have used a condom during first and most recently reported intercourse, or less likely to have used condoms consistently. Biologic Vulnerability and Sexually Transmitted Diseases A woman is significantly more likely than a man to contract HIV infection during vaginal intercourse. 14 , 15 Additionally, the presence of some sexually transmitted diseases greatly increases the likelihood of acquiring...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of... Read more »

BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...The Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tuberculosis. In 2006, Obama traveled to Kenya and, along with his wife Michelle, took an HIV/AIDS test to encourage African men and women to be tested for the disease. Obama believes in working across party lines to combat this epidemic and... Read more »
Articles
National Minority AIDS Council

Tell HHS That Black Women Openly Living With HIV/AIDS Should Be Represented on PACHA

... Washington, D.C. -- The National Black Women HIV/AIDS Network is asking you to sign onto a letter to the United States Department of Health and Human Services regarding Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

NYC HIV/AIDS Outreach Programs Should Be Targeting Black Women

...black women," Fields says, "and it should be done at a geographical, age-appropriate and economic level so that every Black woman can see herself and know she's at risk." Fields points out that the funding problem doesn't start with the city; it... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. News & World Report Examines HIV/AIDS Rate Among Black Women

... U.S. News & World Report recently looked at how "black women continue to be struck particularly hard" by HIV/AIDS (Payne, U.S. News & World Report , 9/12). According to the latest available Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Oakland, Calif., Conference Targets Black Women for HIV/AIDS Awareness, Prevention

... The Oakland, Calif., chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women on Saturday held a daylong conference, "Sistahs Getting Real About HIV/AIDS," that addressed HIV/AIDS among black women, the Read more »
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spoken word poets, Emcess

Posted by Keya
...talk about living with the stigma also I am a person who is also who is a person of color, African-American or Black idenity, a women, and questioning sexual idenity... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...with men, the CDC said. While male-to-male sexual contact was the leading cause of HIV infections, heterosexual sex mostly women having sex with men who are injection drug users accounted for 28 percent of HIV-infected people. Injection drug... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...dogma represents the grandest and perhaps the most morally destructive fraud that has ever been perpetrated on the young men and women of the Western world." Dr. Charles Thomas, Conspiracy of Silence, The Sunday Times, April 1994. To end on a... Read more »