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Young Black Hiv Positive

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Black AIDS Institute

Young, Black and Newly Positive? 5 Things You Need to Know

In February I had the honor of delivering the keynote speech at the "LIFE (Leaders in the Fight to Eradicate) AIDS Black Student Mobilization Summit" at Clark Atlanta University. The conference educated Black college students about HIV/AIDS;... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, HIV-Positive Women Demand a National Strategy for Black Women and Men

Oakland, Calif. -- Nearly thirty years into the HIV epidemic, AIDS continues to be a leading cause of death for Black women and men who have sex with men, despite the availability of life-saving treatment. African-American women alone account for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Jackson, Mississippi, 2006-2008

In the United States, black men who have sex with men (MSM) account for a disproportionate number of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). 1 From 2001 to 2006, the number of HIV/AIDS cases... Read more »
Ask the Experts

And th e Bomb Dropped, My Partner is Positive - Young Gay Couple

Dr. Bob I am a 29 year old male and my partner is 25 y/o male. We have been in a committed closed relationship for the past 18 months. We actually began talking about a life together then last week the bomb dropped. He revealed to me 2-3 months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Running out of Ativan,Is continuing your magnetic relationship (one poz, one neggie) with your boyfriend "playing with fire???" Well, I don't know. How "hot" is your Studly Dudley?Are you "flirting with the... Read more »

Should I get a PEP starter pack? Young AA male in FL with positive partner

I am arming myself with information to protect myself and have a loving relationship with my partner. Every time we have sex, we use condoms....however, it would be nice to have a PEP starter pack on hand in case of an accident. Do I really need...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.I would suggest both you and your positively charged Mr. Right read through the information in the chapter devoted to magnetic couples in the archives of this forum. There you will find information about harm-reduction strategies for magnetic... Read more »

He is Positive: Black Swan Theory

Good evening doctor. Thank you for your time. I am a 21 year old woman. I live in a small town in Mexico called Acua. I had a kind romance ( I was falling for him) with a healthy 24 year old man who claimed to be negative before we had unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Liz,The Black Swan Theory was developed by Naissim Nicholas Taleb to explain the disproportionate role of high-impact, hard-to-predict and rare events that are beyond the realm of normal expectations in history, science, finance and... Read more »

Young children and HIV

Do you know of anyone doing research on medications for young children? My 3 year old is finally doing well with viral at 7070 and cd4 at 1318 (viral load was in hundreds of millions at birth thanks to his biologic mother). However, he is taking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Clinical trials in HIV-positive infants and children have certainly lagged behind that of adults. There are some obvious reasons for this, including the sheer logistical difficulties associated with trying to enroll a statistically significant... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for interviews with young black women

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Out There:

My name is Nandi Pointer and I'm a freelance writer. I'm writing an article about HIV and African-American women and I hoping to find a couple of women to speak with who are living with the disease.

As a Black woman, myself, I am... Read more »

Young Mother of divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Wow, I just read all the posts and I am sorry about all the problems that have arised. I did not mean to stir people so much. What I was looking for was a way to educate myself other than the internet and chat rooms so I could feel comfortable, for... Read more »

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Positive dating sites but no luck? Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »