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  1. Per-partner condom effectiveness against HIV for men who have sex with men, Wayne D. Johnson, et al., AIDS (2018)

    Men who have sex with men (“MSM”) have long been considered one of the populations at greatest risk for HIV infection; yet, few studies reporting on condom effectiveness in preventing transmission among this community have been conducted. Johnson et al. p ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:48pm

  2. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

    admin - 10/29/2019 3:54pm

  3. Per-Contact Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission Between Male Sexual Partners, Eric Vittinghoff et al., American Journal of Epidemiology (1999)

    This study of 2,169 homosexual and bisexual men sought to find the rates of seroconversion (becoming HIV positive) during various sexual acts—both protected and unprotected—per sexual contact. Out of the entire group, 60 seroconversions occurred over the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 5:07pm

  4. Statement on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    This statement addresses 1) broad public ignorance about HIV, STIs and identities associated with stigmatized diseases; 2) the criminalization of HIV; 3) HIV related discrimination in criminal justice and immigration detention facilities, and in the milita ...

    admin - 1/28/2020 5:29pm

  5. Public Comment Re: Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Products; FDA-2015-D- 1211, The National LGBTQ Task Force (2015)

    The National LGBTQ Task Force drafted and submitted comments to the FDA on the 2015 Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Products. The comments recommend several changes to the FDA’s ...

    admin - 1/28/2020 5:38pm

  6. Community-Based HIV Prevention Interventions that Combat Anti-Gay Stigma for Men Who Have Sex with Men and for Transgender Women, Sean Cahill, Robert Valadéz, and Sabina Ibarrola, Journal of Public Health Policy (2012)

    This article identifies the specific components of community-level and structural-level HIV prevention interventions targeting men who have sex with men that have proven effective in reducing homophobia and affirming the healthy formation of gay and trans ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/28/2020 6:20pm

  7. Perception of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People of Primary Healthcare Services (New Zealand), Stephen Neville, Mark Henrickson, Issues and Innovation in Nursing Practice (2006)

    More women than men reported that their health care provider usually presumed that they were heterosexual; this kind of attitude among health care providers is an important factor in the selection of a provider, particularly among women. Providers need to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/13/2020 6:46pm

  8. HIV/STD Risks in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men Who Do Not Disclose Their Sexual Orientation, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 52 MMWR 81 (2003)

    This report summarizes results of an analysis of data from a survey of young men who have sex with men to compare HIV/STI risk differences between men who disclose that they have sex with men and men who do not disclose. The results, broken down by race, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/13/2020 6:56pm

  9. Living at Risk: Transgender Women, HIV, and Human Rights in South Florida, Human Rights Watch (2018)

    Transgender women face myriad barriers to accessing the services and health care that they need, this Human Rights Watch study from South Florida demonstrates. While the findings are not novel, data documenting the issues is very useful for advocacy. ...

    admin - 3/9/2020 5:40pm

  10. How Police Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Puts LGBTQ Lives at Risk, Sharita Gruberg, Center for American Progress (2017)

    This report from the Center for American Progress highlights how LGBTQ people and people living with HIV face unique challenges under the dual pressures of immigration enforcement and traditional law enforcement, especially as the Trump administration inc ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 10:55am

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