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What Are The Odds Of Contracting Hiv For Black Women

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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living
Ask the Experts

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
...relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question... Read more »

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
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

Can you get it (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get aids from anal? Im confused from what friends have told me, as each one contradicts the others answer. Of course, protection would always be used!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The "can two HIV negative dudes contract HIV/AIDS if they have sex with each other" QTND (question that never dies) arises once again!!! See below. Dr. BobHIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) with an ATNC (answer that never changes). See below. Dr. BobHIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010) May 17, 2010Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KCET's "Life and Times" Examines How Black, Latino Women in Los Angeles County Are Contracting HIV From Former Prison Inmates

...high risk of contracting HIV, Felix Capro, associate medical director for HIV services at AltaMed Health Services , said. HIV/AIDS advocates recently have "made a connection" between the spread of HIV among black and Latino women previously... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

HIV in Black Women: It's Not About Men on the Down Low

...Prevention (CDC) on young men who sleep with men , and suddenly bisexual Black men were being blamed for disproportionate rates of HIV among Black women -- even though there was little data to back the claim. Years later, an increasing body of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: HIV-Prevention Drive Targets Black Women

... CDC is funding a citywide campaign Cleveland rolled out this week to encourage black women to be tested for HIV. The $750,000 campaign, and a similar one in Philadelphia, aim to cut down on the number of black women contracting HIV through Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and MUCH NEEDED." http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=4392.0 I didn't know HIV cared if a person was gay, straight, white, black, yellow, young, old, male or female. Read more »

hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
...AVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV & AIDShome about AVERT donate here contact us help & advice site guide Africa Countries & Regions Education Gay & Lesbian Read more »

Support for professional women diagnosed with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...I know that this disease doesn't discriminate. But I feel so alone as a black woman living with this disease. I'm the person in the family that everyone looks up to. I attended the best Universities, have Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going Read more »