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HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men

HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men
New HIV cases have been falling in the United States in most racial and ethnic groups, except among gay Hispanic men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC officials reported that HIV diagnoses have been declining in many groups, including gay and bisexual white men, heterosexuals and people who inject drugs. Here... Read more »

1 in 22 Blacks Will Get HIV, CDC Report Says

A new CDC report estimating the lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis for several populations found great disparities by racial/ethnic groups, reports The Associated Press. Based on HIV surveillance, vital statistics, and census data from 37 states and Puerto Rico for 2007, an estimated 4.65 percent of blacks/African Americans would receive an HIV diagnosis during their... Read more »

Lovefest 2010

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) hosted its 6th Annual Lovefest Celebration on Sunday, August 29th at Jackson Park. The free event was designed to bring together the African-American LGBT community, more specifically gay and bisexual men, to bring awareness to health and wellness management. Hosted by Ms. Ruff n’ Stuff, one of the highlights of... Read more »
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