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Types Of Discrimination An Hiv Person May Experience

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 38% to 44% of all adults in the United States have been tested for HIV and that between 16 and 22 million people aged 18-64 years are tested for HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated that about one-quarter (252,000 to 312,000 persons) are unaware of their HIV...
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Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...adequate funding for AIDS research, prevention education, medical care, and support services. Speak out against AIDS-related discrimination. Support continued research to develop better treatments and a safe and effective AIDS vaccine by making a... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,And here we go again! You're wondering if two people who are HIV/STD negative can give each other an STD or HIV just because they have unprotected anal sex. That is a QTND with an Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...adequate funding for AIDS research, prevention education, medical care, and support services. Speak out against AIDS-related discrimination. Support continued research to develop better treatments and a safe and effective AIDS vaccine by making a... Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-transmission risk and to gain a better understanding of how HIV is and is not transmitted. Dr. BobFacts for Life What You and the People You Care About Need to Know About HIV/AIDS 2006 Frequently Asked Questions What is HIV? What is AIDS? How... Read more »
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Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...job because her roommate had AIDS. II. Employment Q: What employers are covered by the ADA? A: The ADA prohibits discrimination by all private employers with 15 or more employees. In addition, the ADA prohibits all public entities,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...feminine gender expression through behavior or self-presentation (for example, by dressing as a man or a woman). Transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual (or as none of the above). According to gender scholars... Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

...groups, among which we work with MSM [men who have sex with men]. In the Caribbean, men who have sex with men suffer extreme discrimination and stigmatization. We have seen where that has resulted in people being beaten, people being killed in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has other sex partners, has had sex with infected people, or has sex with men. Women should protect themselves against HIV infection. Having male sex partners use... Read more »
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My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...Sorry everyone but this is a rant! I am in the process of seeking another HIV MD specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...medical care because they did it to themselves. Are they too "self-inflictors"? Ricky, sex is a powerful driving force and people do have lapses in judgment surrounding sexual situations for a whole host of reasons. Have you always, always,... Read more »

I think you guys might seriously consider this....

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...following: Hello America. Dear sweet still Homophobic and Racist America, you may be wavering to the side of mainstream on HIV being the cause of AIDS. I used to be, but am not any more. Just boiling it all down, to whom actually died or is... Read more »

OUT ABOUT HIV

Posted by bradford, 3 Replies
...OUT ABOUT HIV by Bradford McIntyre There is more power in people knowing I am HIV positive, than there ever was in the fear and hiding. The answers are in letting go of fear! Society has created Read more »