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Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City's New Chief of HIV

Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City's New Chief of HIV | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

New York Times - Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City's New Chief of HIV

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HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows no meaningful decrease

HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows no meaningful decrease | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

The number of new HIV diagnoses in British Columbia has steadily declined in the past decade – but not for gay and bisexual men, who have shown no meaningful...

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WHO warns HIV 'exploding' among gay men, urges preventive drugs

WHO warns HIV 'exploding' among gay men, urges preventive drugs | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

HIV infections are rising among gay men in many parts of the world, the World Health Organization warned Friday, urging all men who have sex with men to take...

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Drugs, Fear and Loathing: Why Are So Few Getting HIV Prevention Drugs?

Drugs, Fear and Loathing: Why Are So Few Getting HIV Prevention Drugs? | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

It's clear that the U.S. is failing when it comes to HIV prevention.

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The Importance of Advocating and Funding for HIV/AIDS Research

The Importance of Advocating and Funding for HIV/AIDS Research | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

Growing up in the Bay Area and going to school at a liberal arts college, I have been lucky enough to be surrounded by very non-discriminating and generally accepting people. Since I became an intern at Until There’s A Cure Foundation, I have been reading up on public health, specifically HIV and AIDS.

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CDC Endorses Truvada in New Ad HIV Ad Campaign

CDC Endorses Truvada in New Ad HIV Ad Campaign | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has unveiled a new ad campaign encouraging gay men to talk about HIV prevention with their partners. In the ads, the CDC endorses preventative medications like ...
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Why Aren't Gay Men On The Pill?

Why Aren't Gay Men On The Pill? | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it
The Associated Press - about as mainstream as you can get - has an article out this week about a very marginalized medication: It's the Truvada conundrum: A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many peop...
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POZ founder Sean Strub pens new book on AIDS epidemic

POZ founder Sean Strub pens new book on AIDS epidemic | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

Talks with Press Pass Q about “Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival”by Chuck Colbert - The AIDS epidemic is not over for the LGBT community, even as AIDS activism and media coverage have waned.

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The Effects of Gay Sexually Explicit Media on the HIV Risk Behavior of Men Who Have Sex with Men

The Effects of Gay Sexually Explicit Media on the HIV Risk Behavior of Men Who Have Sex with Men | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

"While most men who have sex with men (MSM) consume sexually explicit media (SEM) without problems—including without HIV risk—for a small subgroup of high consumers, our formative research and these results both suggest their behavior may be experienced as problematic. Clinically, it would be helpful to establish what relationship, if any, exists between very high SEM consumption and compulsive sexual behavior, to identify whether the SEM use is compulsive in itself, and then to compare the behavior and characteristics of MSM with and withour compulsive SEM use."

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A Resisted Pill to Prevent HIV - New York Times

A Resisted Pill to Prevent HIV - New York Times | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

... recalled how four friends became H.I.V. positive through unprotected sex, all within a year. The news shocked Mr.

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Barrier removed from early treatment of HIV

Barrier removed from early treatment of HIV | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it
Low income earning HIV positive people with low viral loads will now be able to seek subsidised early treatment, after the barrier to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) was voted to be removed.

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In the Galleries: 'Art & AIDS: Perceptions of Life'

In the Galleries: 'Art & AIDS: Perceptions of Life' | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

For a fifth year, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art will generously donate its gallery to host, "Art & AIDS: Perceptions of Life," an exhibition featuring artists living...

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What Young Gay Men Don't Know About AIDS

What Young Gay Men Don't Know About AIDS | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

I used to keep a picture on my desk, taken on Castro Street, in 1983, at the moment when it seemed as if gay life in San Francisco was ending forever.

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In the US, HIV diagnoses drop — except among some gay men

In the US, HIV diagnoses drop — except among some gay men | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

The rate of HIV diagnoses in the United States has dropped more than 30 percent over the past decade, but is on the rise among certain gay men, researchers said Saturday.

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Should All Gay and Bisexual Men Take PrEP?

Should All Gay and Bisexual Men Take PrEP? | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

Stigma also feeds the fear that PrEP will lead to decreased condom usage, but let's be real: Some people -- gay and straight -- are already not using condoms for many reasons.

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LGBT publication and state AIDS agencies launch HIV prevention campaign

LGBT publication and state AIDS agencies launch HIV prevention campaign | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

Michigan’s Between The Lines newspaper, along with several non-profit groups working statewide to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic, has launched a new social media and web campaign to draw attention to significant changes in HIV prevention and health-care sciences which are changing the fight against HIV/AIDS. 

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Latinos and HIV/AIDS

Latinos and HIV/AIDS | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

The biggest problem with HIV/AIDS is… believing it is not a problem anymore.

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CDC Launches New HIV Campaign ‘Start Talking. Stop HIV.’

CDC Launches New HIV Campaign ‘Start Talking. Stop HIV.’ | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants gay and bisexual men to start talking to stop AIDS with a new HIV/AIDS awareness campaign. The talk that’s being encouraged includes conversations about HIV testing, HIV status, condom use and new options like medicines that prevent and treat HIV.

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Gay men divided over use of HIV prevention drug

Gay men divided over use of HIV prevention drug | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it
It's the Truvada conundrum: A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many people infected by HIV is at the heart of a rancorous debate among gay men, AIDS activists and health professionals over its potential for protecting uninfected ...
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White House Announces Way To Treat HIV Without The Use Of Drugs | Instinct

White House Announces Way To Treat HIV Without The Use Of Drugs | Instinct | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

THIS IS HUGE!!


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Wow!  This is HUGE!!!  #gaylasvegas #gayvegasdaily

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Undiagnosed HIV the focus of new study

Undiagnosed HIV the focus of new study | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

A NEW study seeks to identify accurate rates of HIV in Australia’s gay male communities through anonymous testing to pinpoint HIV-positive men unaware of their status.


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National HIV Testing Week 2013

National HIV Testing Week 2013 | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it
Today is the start of HIV National Testing Week, where gay and bisexual men are being encouraged to find out their HIV status by getting tested.
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Berlin HIV & Recreational Drug Study

Berlin HIV & Recreational Drug Study | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it
Recreational drug use from Wikipedia
Psychology student (Freie Universität Berlin) searches interviewees (January & February 2014) for his diploma thesis: gay, HIV negative men in Berlin who (regularly) take (party) drugs for sex.

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DC hospital offers expedited HIV testing

DC hospital offers expedited HIV testing | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

“The problem with finding them early though is making sure the technology is accessible to people so we can identify them early.” Fitzpatrick noted to the Blade those with HIV can have as...

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The Normal Heart's Taylor Kitsch "Had No Idea" About AIDS Epidemic

The Normal Heart's Taylor Kitsch "Had No Idea" About AIDS Epidemic | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

Taylor Kitsch 15 I mean, look: I was born in '81. I had no idea about the whole AIDS epidemic.

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