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Study: 1 in 5 urban gay and bisexual men got HIV
Associated Press ^ | Sept. 23, 2010 | MIKE STOBBE

Posted on 09/23/2010 9:57:06 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

ATLANTA (AP) -- A government study found one in five sexually active gay and bisexual men is infected with HIV, and nearly half of those infected don't know they have the disease.

The study is considered the largest to look at urban gay and bisexual men at high risk for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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KEYWORDS: aids; grids; hiv; homosexualagenda; obama; stopthelies
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1 posted on 09/23/2010 9:57:07 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So what is the breakout for suburban and rural homosexuals? I guess this is why its called brokeback mountain instead of rock candy mountain.


2 posted on 09/23/2010 10:00:01 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Free ThinkerNY

and WHY do they want force us to use green light bulbs, non fat milk but GAY sex is ok...


3 posted on 09/23/2010 10:01:06 AM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER from my house....)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The answer is simple. More government intervention. Start treating this like cigarette smoking. Tax and restrict this deadly behavior. Ban it in public.


4 posted on 09/23/2010 10:01:39 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who wrote that headline????


5 posted on 09/23/2010 10:01:58 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
A government study found one in five sexually active gay and bisexual men is infected with HIV

Not much of a study, if they can only find five gay men in all of Atlanta.

6 posted on 09/23/2010 10:02:23 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey - remember the “good ol’ days” when they tried to scare us into thinking this would become a widespread heterosexual disease, too?

Heh. Funny how that never happened...


7 posted on 09/23/2010 10:02:32 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: Free ThinkerNY
A government study found one in five sexually active gay and bisexual men is infected with HIV, and nearly half of those infected don't know they have the disease.

And if one of them sexually molests a young boy, the probability of infecting him with a fatal disease is high.

8 posted on 09/23/2010 10:03:20 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Couple this with that PSA they were running on LOGO that said 70% of new cases of HIV are among homosexual or bisexual men and you might think HIV/AIDS has something to do with being gay. Maybe you’d think it was a gay-related disease. A gay-related immunodeficiency disease or syndrome. What would a good acronym for a Gay-Related Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome be?

Huh, it can’t be gay-related. You can just get it by walking down the street and BLAM! You got the AIDS!

It just happens. Like pregnancy. Or bad credit. Or bankruptcy.

It’s probably genetic.


9 posted on 09/23/2010 10:03:33 AM PDT by MichiganConservative (A government big enough to do unto the people you don't like will get to doing unto you soon enough.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
Who wrote that headline????

Yeah, it should be: 1 in 5 urban gay and bisexual men DONE got HIV

10 posted on 09/23/2010 10:03:39 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now here’s a study that’s a little bit helpful.

The problem is, the Left will just use it to ask for more money to find cures, instead of advising people to cut out their risky lifestyles.


11 posted on 09/23/2010 10:04:00 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“Reagan's fault.”

There is no way it is the men's fault who have created some of the most efficient ways to transmit viruses, bacteria and disease by engaging in activities that are OBVIOUSLY detrimental to a human being's health.

12 posted on 09/23/2010 10:04:33 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: Izzy Dunne

“Not much of a study, if they can only find five gay men in all of Atlanta.”

NICELY done

and if as the report says the gay men don’t know they have aids how do the researchers? Think they will tell them?


13 posted on 09/23/2010 10:04:42 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If smoking is bad because it causes lung cancer, why isn’t the male homosexual “lifestyle” bad because it causes AIDS?

Even in the conservative media such as National Review, I rarely see an obvious argument against “gay marriage” made. Since homosexuality causes disease and death, especially in males, society should do nothing to promote it, including recognizing “gay marriage”.


14 posted on 09/23/2010 10:05:57 AM PDT by reaganaut1
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
Homosexuality is an extremely promiscuous behavior.

Like swingers and heterosexual sex addicts, the active gays by and large move to the cities, where they can have far more sexual partners.

So again most of them are going to be in the big cities, specifically to have more sex partners available.

15 posted on 09/23/2010 10:06:14 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

LOL!


16 posted on 09/23/2010 10:06:19 AM PDT by MissTed (Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.)
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To: MichiganConservative
You can just get it by walking down the street and BLAM! You got the AIDS!

And here's what happens right before that:


17 posted on 09/23/2010 10:06:39 AM PDT by Allegra (Flank steak is very lean.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We better spend even more tax money keeping them alive! (But don’t worry, they won’t spread it around to anyone else.)


18 posted on 09/23/2010 10:07:36 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well, I guess we’d better give more tax dollars to gay groups to help spread it further.

Seriously, I don’t know why they think it’s kind to homosexuals to help spread AIDS, which is what current laws and tax-supported efforts do. The secrecy laws make it a crime to tell anyone that they’ll get AIDS from this person or that. And the sex-ed classes teach little kids to have as much sex as they want but use condoms—a sure-fire way to spread AIDS.

Then when we get more AIDS as a result, they call for even more tax dollars to help spread it further. Makes a lot of sense, NOT.


19 posted on 09/23/2010 10:07:50 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
HIV Infections Down in France--Except for Gay Men: "HIV rates among gays 200 times greater than that of heterosexuals".
20 posted on 09/23/2010 10:08:06 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: Izzy Dunne

beinzhow I is a Yokel, I figgered that theyz forgot to make it a plural:

1 in 5 urban gay and bisexual men gots HIV

But your word fits in jess right with either.


21 posted on 09/23/2010 10:11:11 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw; SpinnerWebb
So what is the breakout for suburban and rural homosexuals? I guess this is why its called brokeback mountain instead of rock candy mountain.

Wasn't their a children's book about the city gerbil and the country gerbil?

22 posted on 09/23/2010 10:14:29 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: RWGinger

Good point. I don’t often trust statistics anyway.


23 posted on 09/23/2010 10:14:40 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think it was worse 15 years ago...give them time.

Every homosexual man I know is HIV positive...without exception....but I’m older.

Their whole lifestyle is about fellatio(not so dangerous) and anus sex(very dangerous) and they are probably the least responsible sex practitioners known this side of fat white trash girls with their multiple daddy-less mosiac infants..


24 posted on 09/23/2010 10:15:01 AM PDT by wardaddy (We are on a roll like I have never seen.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yep, make sure you lower your fat intake because we all need to stay healthy.


25 posted on 09/23/2010 10:15:57 AM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

In a sane world the answer would be “stop doing what helps the disease spread!”
Instead, the answer is, eeeevvvviiiillll normal people are responsible for spreading the disease, and they must be taxed to pay for a cure so the sexual minorities can go ahead and do whatever they want to do.


26 posted on 09/23/2010 10:17:07 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This terrible injustice will be remedied as soon as we have a sufficiently liberal Democrat president in the Oval Office. Huh? Oh, wait.


27 posted on 09/23/2010 10:17:13 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Interesting item from the 2010 CDC conference: "While CDC estimates that MSM [Men who have Sex with Men; ie gay men] account for just 4 percent of the U.S. male population aged 13 and older, the rate of new HIV diagnoses among MSM in the U.S. is more than 44 times that of other men".

Four percent. And that estimate may be high. The prior article I linked says the latest CDC estimate was around 2%.

28 posted on 09/23/2010 10:17:13 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: bolobaby

“Hey - remember the “good ol’ days” when they tried to scare us into thinking this would become a widespread heterosexual disease, too? Heh. Funny how that never happened...”

Reason being: there has never been a recorded case of female-to-male transmission of HIV from vaginal intercourse, in the absence of a pre-existing venerial disease or lesion.

Pretty much puts a stop to the chain.


29 posted on 09/23/2010 10:18:20 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: wardaddy

In this day and age with all the resources dedicated to this situation, you’d think that HIV would be non existent.
Simply practice safe sex, no problems. How am I supposed to be responsible for such irresponsible behavior? There oughta be a limit.


30 posted on 09/23/2010 10:21:51 AM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obligatory “Stop the Lies’ directed at Obama. PING


31 posted on 09/23/2010 10:23:18 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: PapaBear3625

I’m sure Barney Frank is “chewing over” that fact!


32 posted on 09/23/2010 10:24:36 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And I’m sure our healthcare premiums reflect that.


33 posted on 09/23/2010 10:25:44 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Free ThinkerNY

AIDS/HIV - One reason the creator made remote ocean islands.

LIBERALS - Why those islands aren’t being used to quarrantine infected homos.


34 posted on 09/23/2010 10:26:11 AM PDT by Iron Munro (I prayed: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it - He sent the Obamas.)
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To: MichiganConservative

[ Couple this with that PSA they were running on LOGO that said 70% of new cases of HIV are among homosexual or bisexual men and you might think HIV/AIDS has something to do with being gay. Maybe you’d think it was a gay-related disease. A gay-related immunodeficiency disease or syndrome. What would a good acronym for a Gay-Related Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome be?

Huh, it can’t be gay-related. You can just get it by walking down the street and BLAM! You got the AIDS!

It just happens. Like pregnancy. Or bad credit. Or bankruptcy.

It’s probably genetic. ]

Being Gay doesn’t put you at risk of gettign AIDS, Living an out of control lifestyle is what does.


35 posted on 09/23/2010 10:27:43 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Free ThinkerNY

and nearly half of those infected don’t know they have the disease.

Wow...thats a good study. It found people who were sick and didn’t know they were sick! Bet they were surprised....

Wonder if they knew they were homos too?


36 posted on 09/23/2010 10:29:21 AM PDT by Adder (Note to self: 11-2-10 Take out the Trash!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Study: 1 in 5 urban gay and bisexual men got HIV”

From the grammar in the title it would appear that the AP has one of those “urban” men either editing or writing for them. One wonders how they attained this information? Did the AP “axe” these young men about their lifestyle choices vs their diseases? One more thing, is my complete lack of GAS about these men racism or homophobia?

Inquiring minds need to “no.”


37 posted on 09/23/2010 10:30:14 AM PDT by Grunthor (Name one country with a muslim majority that doesn't have brutal, repressive laws.)
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To: GraceG
... Living an out of control lifestyle is what does.

I thought that was the main draw for the homosexual lifestyle.

38 posted on 09/23/2010 10:30:58 AM PDT by MichiganConservative (A government big enough to do unto the people you don't like will get to doing unto you soon enough.)
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To: MichiganConservative

[... Living an out of control lifestyle is what does.
I thought that was the main draw for the homosexual lifestyle. ]

It is simply a permission slip to live an irresponsible yet somehow socially “acceptable” lifestyle.


39 posted on 09/23/2010 10:36:05 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another data point on why we should do all we can to keep the queers outta uniform.

Besides, it’s hard to find gerbils in a combat zone.


40 posted on 09/23/2010 10:48:12 AM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (All sweat, no equity)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Can you just believe it? as in ... DUH.


41 posted on 09/23/2010 10:51:30 AM PDT by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
And hence its name: "The Gay Plague".
42 posted on 09/23/2010 10:54:22 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

...right, but no worries, let’s go full speed ahead on integrating homosexuals into the military. It’s not as though they pose any particular threat to the health and well being of the troops.


43 posted on 09/23/2010 10:59:15 AM PDT by MSF BU (++)
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar
Another data point on why we should do all we can to keep the queers outta uniform.

Even worse ... every gay wounded man becomes a death. What medic in his right mind with any sort of cuts on himself is going to take a chance on catching a 100% FATAL bloodborne disease when he is working on the wounded?

44 posted on 09/23/2010 11:04:59 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (WTF happened to my country?? I joined the Marines and defended the USA and it degenerates into this?)
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To: PapaBear3625; DJ MacWoW; little jeremiah
>>Interesting item from the 2010 CDC conference
 
Wow, thanks for posting.   The Rainbow Log-Cabin Antpile is not gonna like those facts. 
CDC Factsheet:  HIV and AIDS among Gay and Bisexual Men
 
Gay and bisexual men — referred to in CDC surveillance systems as men who have sex with men (MSM)1 — of all
races continue to be the risk group most severely affected by HIV. Additionally, this is the only risk group in the U.S. in
which the annual number of new HIV infections is increasing.
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Gay and bisexual men — referred to in CDC surveillance systems as men who have sex with men (MSM)1 — of all
races continue to be the risk group most severely affected by HIV....
 
** While CDC estimates that MSM account for just 4 percent of the U.S. male population aged 13 and older, the rate of
new HIV diagnoses among MSM in the U.S.
is more than 44 times that of other men (range: 522–989 per 100,000
MSM vs. 12 per 100,000 other men).
 
** MSM account for nearly half of the more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S. (48%, or an estimated
532,000 total persons).

** MSM account for more than half of all new HIV infections in the U.S. each year (53%, or an estimated 28,700 infections).

** MSM are the only risk group in the U.S. in which new HIV infections are increasing. While new infections have
declined among both heterosexuals and injection drug users, the annual number of new HIV infections among MSM
has been steadily increasing since the early 1990s.
 
http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/Newsroom/docs/FastFacts-MSM-FINAL508COMP.pdf
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45 posted on 09/23/2010 11:07:21 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: wardaddy
Every homosexual man I know is HIV positive...without exception....but I’m older.

Every homosexual man I knew is dead. I'm older too.

46 posted on 09/23/2010 11:08:42 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, if 1 in 5 gay recruits in the new military had HIV, and, given the bleeding that occurs in combat, we should be able to cripple the military in very short order. And we can use most or all of the VA’s funding to treat HIV and AIDS. Eliminate certain recruiting standards, relax certain boot camp training procedures, and we’ve found a perfect way to give gay men free treatment for life.

Add to that the democrats’ contempt for the military and their desire to defund national defense and security, and you have a two-front war on the military, which it can’t effectively fight since all of its soldiers are in the hospital getting treatment for HIV and AIDS.


47 posted on 09/23/2010 11:09:56 AM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: BenLurkin

Rainbow Fever.


48 posted on 09/23/2010 11:11:58 AM PDT by Disciplinemisanthropy
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Which begs the question -—

Why aren't there more studies on Gays and the Gay Life Style?

For example:

1) What is the average lifespan of a Gay, Queer, Lesbian, etc. ?

2) What other diseases do Gays, Queers, Lesbians, etc. contract?

Ahhh, but I bet the Feds Health & Human Services will NEVER, EVER do such studies!!!

49 posted on 09/23/2010 11:13:10 AM PDT by TRY ONE (Another Beer Summit.....another day in Debt)
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To: TRY ONE

3.) Just what is it about Subarus that is so attractive to lesbians?


50 posted on 09/23/2010 11:14:22 AM PDT by MichiganConservative (A government big enough to do unto the people you don't like will get to doing unto you soon enough.)
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