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Sexual role versatility among HIV-negative US MSM contributing to high level of HIV incidence

Versatility in anal sex roles is a likely explanation for the continued high rate of new HIV transmissions among men who have sex with men (MSM) in

Published
11 September 2013
By
Michael Carter
Women, Sexuality, and the Political Power of Pleasure

This book explores the ways in which positive, pleasure-focused approaches to sexuality can empower women, with examples of activism, advocacy and programming which use pleasure as a starting point. Covering topics such as gender and development, disability and sex, and human rights and relationships, Women, Sexuality, and the Political Power of Pleasure is a fresh and fascinating engagement with sex, sexuality, and politics, writes Megan O’Branski.

Published
09 September 2013
From
LSE Review of Books
Magnetic dating: I’m HIV positive… but it’s OK if you’re not.

It’s something I’ve seen for a while now - people saying: "I am HIV positive so I would prefer dating someone who is positive too." While I get why someone would do that, I just can’t see myself doing it. And here is why...

Published
03 September 2013
From
Living with HIV (blog)
High rates of anal HPV infection among young gay men

Prevalence and incidence of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) are high among young gay men, according to US research published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Overall prevalence of

Published
28 August 2013
By
Michael Carter
Partner violence may undermine use of female-controlled forms of HIV prevention

Women who experience violence from their male partner are less likely to use condoms or diaphragms, an international team of investigators report in the online edition of the

Published
27 August 2013
By
Michael Carter
Using 'HIV-Negative' as a Substitution for 'Haven't Been Tested'

An LGBT policy expert confronts his own fear of being tested for HIV: "Why was I so afraid to be tested? I knew enough information to understand that death was not my immediate thought. Quite frankly, though, my biggest fear was not knowing love, but more importantly, I was afraid that love would never know me. So instead of being courageous and facing those fears, I hid and wanted to believe that not knowing would be better than finding out my status."

Published
15 August 2013
From
POZ
Latin America’s Youth Face Hurdles to Jobs and Safe Sex

Shortcomings in the educational system in Latin America and the Caribbean fuel inequalities that remain hurdles to access to the labour market and safe sex for a large part of the region’s youth.

Published
14 August 2013
From
IPS
$25m to stem rise in HIV in Australia

The Rudd government outlines a $25 million strategy to tackle sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, which is on the rise for the first time in five years.

Published
12 August 2013
From
Sydney Morning Herald
Island woman's life marked by stigma

At age 30, Nicole could be a poster woman for good looks and good health — except for one issue she feels compelled to keep secret. She is very careful about telling people that, at age 21, she was diagnosed with HIV.

Published
08 August 2013
From
Times Columnist
Immune suppression and smoking history are risks for HPV-related anal disease in HIV-positive gay men

Risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated anal disease in HIV-positive gay men are similar to those already known to increase the risk of HPV-related cervical disease, research published

Published
08 August 2013
By
Michael Carter

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