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America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic - The New York Times
“Listen, I know I can’t be there night and day for everyone. But at this point now, I feel like I can’t lose another young man to this disease.”
hiv  aids  mississippi  black  disease  health  politics 
june 2017 by allaboutgeorge
Longtime survivors or newly diagnosed, more older adults are living with HIV/AIDS - Medical News -
"This drove me into a state of panic and sorrow unlike anything I've ever experienced," she said. "That doesn't need to happen to other people. We need to be smart and educated.

"Trust? We all want trust. But this virus is on the rise. We can't give ourselves to trust any more. That's shattered. We need to give ourselves to the medical community and get tested."
hiv  aids  health  testing  sacramento  california  aging 
july 2011 by allaboutgeorge
Many gay couples negotiate open relationships
"When we started this study, we felt we didn't know many people with open relationships, but now our friend set is much more diverse. People we didn't think were open turned out to be. It's just not talked about that much."
gay  polyamory  relationships  marriage  sex  health  behavior  love  hiv  aids  sanfrancisco 
july 2010 by allaboutgeorge
Yes, Actually | | Andrew Sullivan
If you just want to create a Pet Shop Boys sound instantly you can program some drumbeats and then play an A-minor chord over it: “Oh, God, that sounds like the Pet Shop Boys. Oh, that’s the trick, is it?”
music  songwriting  uk  pop  dance  gay  hiv  aids  gender  theater 
may 2009 by allaboutgeorge From the Author - The Logic of Life: Tim Harford
"[... E]conomists have discovered — through careful interview programs — that working girls will often leave the condom in the purse in exchange for a pay rise of about a quarter. [...]"
economics  money  jobs  work  sex  risk  power  health  hiv  aids  thinking 
january 2008 by allaboutgeorge
In Zimbabwe, Fewer Affairs And Less HIV -
"Many researchers now suspect that economic vitality -- expressed in rising truck traffic, burgeoning bar scenes and widening income disparity -- encourage the behaviors that fuel a sexually transmitted epidemic."
sex  africa  hiv  aids  economics  behavior  disease  health  relationships 
july 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Outrage comes too easy for the Democrats - The Boston Globe
"All the candidates said poverty, healthcare, and education were connected. What they did not say is how they would make this connection with white, middle-class, and suburban voters."
politics  black  democrats  debates  washington  race  aids  hiv  poverty  health  education 
july 2007 by allaboutgeorge
BBC NEWS | South Asia | India rattled by vibrating condom
"The government's job is to promote family planning and population control measures rather than market products for sexual pleasure."
sex  india  aesthetics  design  hiv  aids  families  government  asian  asia 
june 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Pigs With Cellphones, but No Condoms - New York Times
“Right now in the U.S. only one in four sex acts involves using a condom. That’s dramatically below usage rates in other developed countries. Our goal is to dramatically increase use.”
sex  men  women  usa  marketing  television  corporations  aids  hiv  relationships 
june 2007 by allaboutgeorge
POZ - April #133 : Getting On (and off) - by Lucile Scott
“The CDC is assuming that people over 64 are not having sex. We believe everyone should be tested into their 80s."
aging  sex  hiv  aids  science  government  relationships  marriage 
april 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Reuters AlertNet - AIDS hits US blacks harder than other groups - CDC
"Blacks do not engage in riskier sexual behavior than other groups but high HIV rates meant African Americans who have sex with other African Americans were more likely to contract HIV than people within other ethnic groups."
hiv  aids  black  usa  race  health  sex  african  africa  social 
march 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Speeding HIV's Deadly Spread -
"A model of multiple sexual relationships presented at a Princeton University conference in May showed that a small increase in the average number of concurrent sexual partners -- from 1.68 to 1.86 -- had profound effects [...]"
sex  aids  hiv  statistics  research  africa  botswana 
march 2007 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: Secret Lover' Campaign Has Swaziland Abuzz About AIDS
"This tiny kingdom's new anti-AIDS campaign arrived without warning one day in July, featuring a slogan both unusually explicit and dripping with implied accusations: Makhwapheni Uyabulala."
hiv  aids  africa  swaziland  public  health  marketing 
october 2006 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: To Curb the Trend, Magic Tells His Story
"The only thing that saved my life was early detection and taking my medicine. In those 15 years, I tell them that a lot of people have died. In real life, I'm not supposed to be here."
aids  hiv  sports  education  black  african  usa  school  children  health  marketing 
october 2006 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Scientists Explore Meth's Role in Immune System
"In studies, Dr. Pomerantz has found that although substances like heroin and alcohol also appear to increase viral replication, others, like caffeine, can actually reduce it."
hiv  aids  meth  drugs  sex  gay  caffeine  heroin  alcohol 
february 2005 by allaboutgeorge
ABC News: Sex Map Shows Chain of Almost 300 High School Lovers
"They know they are not going to date their ex-boyfriend's girlfriend's partner. That's too close. It forces people to find new partners instead of recycling."
teenagers  sex  men  women  gender  social  aids 
january 2005 by allaboutgeorge
India Steps Away from the Old Song and Dance (
"In India, 80 percent or more is sexually transmitted. I think we've just had enough of this hiding behind the blanket of one woman, one man, which is not there anymore in society. It's high time we faced the truth."
aids  cinema  india 
september 2004 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Patients With H.I.V. Seen as Separated by a Racial Divide
"This epidemic is out of control in the black community. There is no magic bullet."
aids  black  disease  health  hiv  social 
august 2004 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Links Between Prison and AIDS Affecting Blacks Inside and Out
"You're not even looking at six degrees of separation in most black social networks between a disenfranchised former inmate and someone who is in college or highly respected in the community."
aids  black  disease  health  hiv  social 
august 2004 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Aging With H.I.V.: Four Profiles
Everyone living with it should stick around this long, and longer
aging  aids  disease  health  hiv 
august 2004 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Facing Middle Age and AIDS
You notice how often the words "social network" show up in the paper's AIDS coverage lately?
aging  aids  disease  health  hiv  social 
august 2004 by allaboutgeorge

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