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Straight People With Hiv

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Finding straight people to date...

Posted by Kristastar, 3 Replies
I am bothered that there is not a forum thread for straight men and straight women. I noted that there is a forum for gay men. I am also bothered that all the attention and support is for those whom are gay and/or black. How does a straight man find... Read more »

Straight Male and HIV+

Posted by Anonymous
I got refered to this site after a post on a bullitin board. Several times The Body was mentioned as the definiteve net resource for HIV+. It is rather disconcerting to see that THE HIV+ site has a focus on gay men, and women, but...no straight... Read more »

Im a straight man in Texas looking for some hiv+ friends

Posted by Sparrow, 5 Replies
I was diagnosed almost 1 year ago,. Im pretty a handsome guy who lives in the country. Just lookin for some people like me who are female that want to be friends. Read more »

HIV straight me/women DFW

Posted by jtgymguy, 1 Reply
Check out my support group...everyone is welcome

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/StraightPozDFW/ Read more »

CONFUSED STRAIGHT HIV+ MALE, SEEKING FRIENDS

Posted by Scottishchris, 4 Replies
Hi, my name is Chris, i'm 28yrs old, i live in Scotland. Not much support up here, seeking friends, females more than welcome.
Hope to hear from you soon,
bye Read more »
Ask the Experts

Don't you get hiv straight-away is someone is hiv Positive?

Dear Bob,everyone calls you Bob, so do I.I had a 2 months relantionship with someone and I had a Full-screening for std after 3 months and half the first exposure but just 1 month and half after the last. It came back negative and the doctor said I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The negative HIV test you had performed is not meaningless; it's quite encouraging. However, it's not conclusive. You are correct: to get a definitive HIV test result, you need to get tested three months after your last potential... Read more »

Sexual Abuse...Sold for sex at 14...HIV+...Straight

I am a male sexually abused by older uncle starting at age 12 and by an Aunt at 10...my uncle began selling me to men at 14 to feed his own drug habit...poor I started selling myself at 16 to get the things I wanted and to support my mother and 7...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. I am sorry to hear of all your past and ongoing experiences, especially your history of being exploited and the continuing effects of that trauma. I would encourage you to focus on the present and begin to tackle these issues... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

Need a straight answer!

The guys at the 'starting treatment' forum think that with treatment newly HIV infected people will live their natural life span. Are you as optimistic as they are? And most important for me is true for infected babies as well?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Better understanding of HIV infection and the availability of antiretrovirals has markedly improved the outlook for individuals with HIV infection. With appropriate care and adherence to medications, HIV-infected adults can now live for many years... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monogamy on the Rise for Straight, Gay Couples: Is HIV/AIDS a Reason?

In a new study of more than 6,800 people in heterosexual and same-sex relationships, "all couple types reported substantially greater rates of monogamy in the year 2000 than in 1975," the authors wrote. "Our findings reveal a marked movement toward... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

How To Connect With Straight Positives on the Internet

Straight people with HIV don't have the same social benefits that many urban areas provide to gay men with HIV. For many heterosexuals who want the same levels of social acceptance and support that we have achieved in homosexual communities, nothing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Governor's Budget Would Cut State HIV Funding for Third Straight Year

Gov. Pat Quinn presented the Illinois state budget on March 6, which reduces many 2014 state revenues because of the state's $96 billion pension situation, and cuts funding for several HIV education services. Quinn's $35.6 million proposed budget... Read more »
TheBody.com

New Harlem Campaign Shines Light on Straight Black Men and HIV

Iris House, a New York-based campaign founded to help women living with HIV/AIDS and their families, is bringing heterosexual men into the conversation about the epidemic by launching the "Keep it 100" campaign. It's hard to deny the lack of... Read more »