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What Year Was The First Homosexual Accused Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...remain high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles and cultural norms such as "machismo" contribute to the perception of Hispanic/Latino gay men as "failed men"). Greater acculturation into...
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thoughts on religion, homosexuality and HIV

Dear Doctor bob,First of, i would like to thank you on your superb work at the body, you've helped so many HIV+ and self-diagnosed freaking out hiv- people. i shake your hand.Ive been reading your posts for over 2 years now until ive finally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your support and comments!Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »


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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Stay well. Nol!Dr. BobThe Gay Agenda I know that many of you have heard Pat Robertson, Jerry Fallwell and others speak of the "Homosexual Agenda," but no one has ever seen a copy of it. Well, I have finally obtained a copy directly from the Head... Read more »

status of homosexual men?

Hi, I am a 20 year old college student. I am aslo bisexual myself. Anyway, someone told me that gay men make-up 73% of new hiv infections every year, and that one out of two gay men carry hiv. Is this true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,In the United States, it is true that approximately 70% of new HIV infections were attributed to MSM (men who have sex with men). However, it is not true that 50% of gay men in the USA are HIV Read more »

Why a rise in AIDS?

I am researching the rise in AIDS cases over the past ten years. If I haveheard correctly, it is not due to rise in homosexuality. Can you please giveme some insight on this topic? Thank You.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...inDeveloping/"Third World" Countries, and the other in "Westernized" Countries. The number of cases of HIV transmission among Homosexual/Bisexual men isradically different between the two epidemics.In Developing countries, this has always been,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cuba: Ten Years Fighting HIV/AIDS and Reaching Out to Gays

...with men began 10 years ago, it was breaking new territory. MSM in Cuba were socially marginalized at the time of its first HIV/AIDS diagnosis in 1986, and the island's compulsory quarantine of those infected lasted into the early 1990s. Among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hidden Homosexuality in Senegal Presents Challenge to HIV Prevention

... Legal discrimination is exacerbating the AIDS epidemic among homosexual Senegalese men, who have an HIV rate 10 times that of the general population. Being gay in Senegal is considered a moral crime Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundian HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Concern Over New Law Outlawing Homosexuality

... Some HIV/AIDS advocates in Burundi and international human rights groups have expressed concern about a new law that criminalizes homosexuality Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya to Launch Homosexual Census

... Kenya is planning to enumerate its gay population in an effort to fight HIV/AIDS, despite homosexual activity being illegal in the country, a senior health official said recently on BBC's "Network Africa." Kenyan gays do not have Read more »
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HIV+ 23 year old gay male in Baltimore

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am a 23 year old gay male who just found out that I am HIV+. I am looking for other gay males, around my age, who may need to talk to someone. I have been having a hard time adjusting Read more »

Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...Most churches preach thet homosexuality is a sin. To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are Read more »

Uganda to Publish Names of Gay People

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...government that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people exist. In March 2002, while accepting an award for his country's HIV/AIDS prevention programs, President Museveni said simply, "We don't have homosexuals in Uganda." "Uganda's... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

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...Times Staff Writer September 30, 2006 For 20 years, gay men have vigorously fought the contention that HIV is a disease of homosexuals. But now, one of Southern California's most influential gay institutions has embarked on a controversial ad... Read more »