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Bisexual Men at Highest Risk for STI’s

According to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the healthcare needs of bisexual men are not being met, making them one of the groups at highest risk for sexually transmitted infections (STI)’s… 389 more words

Sexual Health

Undetectable Viral Load does not Spread HIV

The PARTNER study which tests whether or not HIV can be spread to a positive partner who is undergoing antiretroviral therapy (ART) had some early results as it found an undetectable viral load meant that a person won’t spread HIV, neither through vaginal nor anal sex. 431 more words

LGBT Health

Gay Black Men’s Pressure to Conform Leads to Higher HIV Risk

Familial and cultural pressure to conform to expected masculine behaviors leads gay black men to engage in riskier behavior, therefore increasing their risk of contracting HIV.   474 more words

Sexual Health

Using a Phone App for Gay Sex Increases STD Risk

Researchers in Los Angeles determined that gay men who use smart phone apps such as Grindr, Recon and Scruff to look for sex increase their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STD)’s far more than if they picked up a partner at a bar or met them online ( 406 more words

Sexual Health

MSM, Gay, and Bisexual Men and HIV Risk: Should the Education System Feel Responsible?

The discussion of homophobia and the actual risk of HIV to the population is always a heated debate, but it becomes a muddier and more frustrating topic when words like “men who have sex with men” (MSM) and “bisexual” are used—and these words are used frequently in studies conducted by the Center for Disease control on AIDs and HIV. 686 more words