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Young Black Men With Hiv

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AIDS United

Blueprints for Resilience: Young Black Gay Men, HIV and the Future

"I will be heard," shouted the black gay writer and activist Craig Harris at the 1986 American Public Health Association meeting. He was 28, and a few months prior coordinated the first ever National Conference on AIDS in the black community.... Read more »
TheBody.com

Q&A: Errol Fields on Young Black Gay Men and Perceptions of HIV Risk

Last week, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health released the results to a recent study about young black gay men and its findings are interesting. Errol Fields, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. By interviewing 35 young black gay men, ages... 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

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 »

It Ain't Just A Young Man's Worry

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for all the wonderful work that you are doing. Your sense of humor, acumen, and perspective has clearly been of invaluable assistance to so many.I have written a few times and have been hoping for your insights regarding HIV and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Senior,First off, I must point out that 50 is the new 30, so we've not even hit middle age yet, let alone senior status.Next, you are correct that oral sex and protected insertive anal sex are not "high-risk" activities... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »

HPV Vaccine for Men (HPV) (GARDASIL FOR MEN)

Are there any recommendations for men (esp poz gay men) to get the HPV vaccine?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no formal recommendations yet; however, some guys are already getting vaccinated. (See below.) Clinical trials are underway to evaluate efficacy and safety of using Gardasil in men. I'll reprint some information from the... Read more »
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NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30?

If yes, we want to talk to you!

We would like to invite you to take part in a research study for young Black men who have sex with men, living in the NYC area.... Read more »

NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30?

If yes, we want to talk to you!

We would like to invite you to take part in a research study for young Black men who have sex with men, living in the NYC area.... Read more »

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 »

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 »