Remembering National Gay Men's HIV Aw...

Remembering National Gay Men's HIV Awareness Day

There are 8 comments on the EDGE story from Sep 24, 2013, titled Remembering National Gay Men's HIV Awareness Day. In it, EDGE reports that:

Men who have sex with men -- especially young men of color -- remain at the center of the U.S. HIV epidemic.

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Jay

Billingham, UK

#3 Oct 1, 2013
Bullshit! HIV was derived from a similar viral strain that exists in monkeys. It is suggested that monkey-human contact through a bite or fluids created what is now known as HIV. This spread then became an epidemic. Yes, HIv is associated largely with gay man and this is due to anal sex, unprotected anal sex is the easiest route of transmission therefore the association with homosexuality. Yes a large majority of hiv infected people are gay, but did you know that the largest majority is actually the straight community????? So I think your assumption that gay men are to blame is very ignorant not to mention downright false. Anyone who shares needles, practices sexual behaviour, has babies, has had blood transfusions, needle stick injuries etc etc etc are to blame......therefore EVERYONE! It's a disease, no one is at fault!
Jergis

Walnut, CA

#4 Oct 1, 2013
But I AIDS wasn't a problem in the gay community anymore {rolling eyes}.

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#5 Oct 1, 2013
Gay sex is gross the reason gay men spread HIV more than any other group is the fact that condoms cannot be used during anal sex.

Since: Apr 13

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#6 Oct 1, 2013
Electra41 wrote:
It is wrong to blame African Americans. Gay men caused this epidemic. Everyone knows that.
But women getting it. Black men are mostly to blame for being on the downlow.

Since: Apr 13

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#8 Oct 1, 2013
It's difficult for a man to get HIV from a woman through having normal vaginal sex, unless it's rough and causes her to bleed. On the other hand it's fairly easy for a woman to get it from a man.
Al Sharpton

Toronto, Canada

#9 Oct 1, 2013
Gay white boys with aids day... why do these dumbass whites celebrate being gay with aids?
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#10 Oct 1, 2013
Electra41 wrote:
It is wrong to blame African Americans. Gay men caused this epidemic. Everyone knows that.
AIDS originated in Africa, dummy. STRAIGHT BLACKS caused this epidemic.
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#12 Oct 1, 2013
For Sure wrote:
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It may have been blacks, but it was queers.
Got any websites or any other proof to back up what you said? And care to explain why the overwhelming majority of AIDS cases in Africa are heterosexual? The ignorance of you bigots is mind boggling....you blame every damn thing on homosexuals. That wad of chewing gum that got stuck on your shoe....blame it on the homosexuals. Farting in an elevator....blame it on the homosexuals. Until you have one SHRED of proof to back up any thing you say, STFU!

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