A highly contagious strain of meningitis that has struck 22 men in New York City in the last three years, killing seven of them, has public health experts scratching their heads and looking for ways to get as many gay men vaccinated as possible.
Long-awaited results were released today in the New England Journal of Medicine of a study on the effectiveness of a single daily tablet for preventing HIV transmission among those at high risk of infection.
In a previous post, Amanda quotes conservative talk show host Dennis Prager. Amanda is invited on his radio program to explain but never gets the chance – until now.
The myth that HIV is strictly a “gay thing” has re-emerged from the shadowy world of rumor and email forwarding and is poking its head out in the right wing media.
We have a problem in the gay men’s community. Our silence about the epidemic slowly eating us away is killing us. As much as this might sound like it is some ancient diatribe written in the ’80s, it remains the reality today.
Circumcision benefit doubted for gay men; Catholic hospital under fire for allowing abortion referrals and birth control prescriptions; Ohio top court mulls admission of medical files in Planned Parenthood case; U.S. Supreme Court refuses Missouri prison abortion rights case; Breast cancer vaccine within reach.
One of the dangerous silences of global HIV prevention efforts has been the neglect of anal intercourse between women and men as well as the HIV prevalence among gay men and other men who have sex with men in Asia, Africa and other parts of the developing world.