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What Percent Of Hiv-positive Black Men Are Gay

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Black AIDS Institute

Study: 3 Percent of Black Gay Men Become Infected Every Year

Sheldon D. Fields, Ph.D. Nearly three percent of all Black gay and bisexual men in America acquire HIV every year, a rate 50 percent higher than their White counterparts, according to a new six-city study released at the 2012 International AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: 14 Percent of Gay Men in District of Columbia Are HIV-Positive

A 2008 survey of 500 D.C. men who have sex with men (MSM) found that 14 percent had HIV, according to data released by the D.C. HIV/AIDS Administration (DCHAA). Of the MSM newly diagnosed as HIV-positive, more than 40 percent previously had been... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

More Black Gay and Bi Men Are HIV Positive; Most Unaware

--> The eye-catching signs are hard to miss in subway stations across New York City. Headline "I Love My Boo ," they show young Black and Latino men "booed up," or embracing their significant other -- in this case, another young brotha or papi.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Barebacking in Gay men and in positive couples

What are the risks involved in barebacking with another HIV+ buddy? We have both been positive and healthy for a few years (him 5, me 3). Barebacking got me into this position, but bareback is just so much more enjoyable. If there are further...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.The issue of Barebacking in the Gay community is highly controversial. Barebacking among couples where both partners are positive can indeed pose a further health risk, especially as it relates to the risks of other... Read more »

gay men access to Gardasil?

I'm recently out of the closet, and have had very few sexual encounters so far. I realize that I might already be infected with some strains of HPV even after one or two encounters, but still it seems to makes sense that I get vaccinated for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HPV infection in men causes genital warts and has been linked to penile and anal cancer. HPV-infected men can transmit the virus to their sexual partners. Merck, the company that makes Gardasil, has tested the vaccine's safety and immune... Read more »

Differing statuses. HIV+ and HIV- gay men

What do you do to protect yourself the best way when having sex with a positive man when you are a negative man?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In order to protect yourself from HIV infection when having sex with another man, you need to know some basic concepts:1) Having mucous membrane (in men, the lining of the rectum, urethra, or mouth) contact with your partner's semen or blood... Read more »
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Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

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http://www.PozGays.com is The first, completely anonymous and most trusted online network dedicated to gay men and bisexual men with HIV positive meeting new friends, partners or potential spouses in the world.

Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

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Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute


SALARY RANGE:
$30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Gay Mens Coordinator (GMC) is an essential part of the Institute's Mobilization and Logistics teams. The GMC is responsible for developing... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating / Dating Gay Men with Herpes

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http://www.PozKiss.com is an anonymous, warm-hearted and exclusive community offers dating and friendship options for people with a wide variety of personal preferences including interracial, gay, lesbian and bisexual singles and others with HIV and... Read more »