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Aaron Anderson with Claire Gasamagera and their son Calvin.

I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

By Aaron Anderson
The 21st Century Reproductive Revolution: The Fatherly Desires of HIV-Positive Men Img

The 21st Century Reproductive Revolution: The Fatherly Desires of HIV-Positive Men

"I would have loved to have been a dad someday, but then, I was diagnosed with HIV," is an all-too-common statement shared by men living with HIV, but times are changing, writes Josh Middleton.

By Josh Middleton
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HIV Among Men in the United States

Fast FactsMen accounted for 76% of all adults and adolescents living with HIV infection at the end of 2010 in the United States.Men who have sex with men account for most new and existing HIV infections among men.By race/ethnicity, black men have the...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Straight Up: Why the Heterosexual Story Matters -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton Img

Straight Up: Why the Heterosexual Story Matters -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

"The truth of the matter is MSM are 44 times more likely to contract HIV than someone who is straight," Middleton writes. "With people like myself being on the 'bottom of the totem pole,' I wonder, do stories like mine matter?"

By Josh Middleton
In Search of the Invisible Man: Straight Men Living With HIV Img

In Search of the Invisible Man: Straight Men Living With HIV

No one wants to talk about HIV, and that's especially true for one group: straight men.

By Sophie Wertheimer for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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Quietly Watching: On Living With HIV as a Heterosexual Man

"Michael James," a heterosexual man living with HIV, discusses how, when living with HIV, not everyone can be an activist or even open with his status. Is the reward of being open worth the risk?

By Michael James
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Getting Heterosexual Black Men Involved in HIV Prevention, Part 1

When we discuss the HIV/AIDS epidemic in black America, heterosexual men are often missing from the conversation. But in order to fully address this epidemic head on, this forgotten demographic must be included. Here's how we bridge the gap.

By Kellee Terrell
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The Resource Train: Heterosexuals and HIV -- Where Are the Resources?

Okay, I give up! I have tried and tried to find information on anything to do with heterosexuals and HIV, and folks, there ain't a lot out there. I have found information on heterosexuals in central Africa, heterosexuals in northern California, heter...

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W. for AIDS Survival Project
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Men, Culture and HIV/AIDS

I care . . . Do you?"I care . . . Do you?" is the slogan for the second year of a two-year campaign intended to create a sustained focus on the role of men in the AIDS epidemic.

Key Messages

Men are influenced by cultu...

By UNAIDS
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Men and AIDS: A Gendered Approach

Summary Men, HIV and AIDS Impact on Women The Roots of Masculinity Relations With Women Sex Between Men Preventing HIV Transmission Through Sex Men, Violence and HIV Men and Substance Use Special Settings, Special Needs Men's He...

By UNAIDS