Clergy Can Fight HIV On Faith-Friendly Terms →
ScienceDaily (May 16, 2012) — In the United States, where blacks bear a disproportionate burden of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, black religious institutions could help turn the tide. In a new study in PLoS ONE based on dozens of interviews and focus groups with 38 of Philadelphia’s most influential black clergy, physicians and public health researchers find that traditional barriers to preaching about...
THE NEW STD!!!!
It appears that there is a new STD that is killing men and its related to oral sex. The Human papillomavirus (HPV) was once believed to have no effect on men, but it’s now found to be harmful to men as well as well as women. In fact, giving someone unprotected oral sex or receiving it from them if they are infected can seriously jeopardize your health. A new study has found a rapid increase in...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Education: STDs in... →
pp-mo: Full image here. And while we’re on the subject, April is GYT (Get Yourself Tested) Month! At Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and at the Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, we will be offering free STI testing. At PPSLR, patients ages 25 and younger…
Rise in mouth cancer cases due to increase in oral... →
hpvawakening: More information on the link between HPV and oral cancers, and which symptoms to look for!
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Education: Myth of... →
sexreeducated: Myth:If I get the HPV shot, I’m completely protected from cervical cancer False! 30% of Cervical cancers are not protected by any vaccine. Gardasil and Cervarix are cervical cancer vaccines that block the two types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that most frequently cause…
DRUG ABUSE IN THE LGBTQ Community
The study, led by Professor Haleh Afshar, who is a member of the commission and a crossbench peer, finds: ■ Illicit drug use among LGBT groups is higher than among their heterosexual counterparts ■ LGBT people may also be at risk of misusing other drugs, such as steroids ■ Use of some types of drugs may be associated with risky behaviour, including exposure to HIV infection.
GETTING TESTED FOR ALL STDS DOESNT TEST FOR HERPES
bust-the-shades: Know the truth and get tested. You have to specifically say, “I want to get tested for the herpes virus.” If you haven’t, and you think you’re clean from all STDs, you should probably check again.
ISSUES IN THE LGBTQ...
Today STAND, INC. and other health care providers of the state of Georgia are attending the White House LGBTQ Confrence on HIV/AIDS. The first panel discussion was about Overcoming Disparities, Getting to Equity and one the statements that was made that one of the most generalized stigmas is that majority of the LGBTQ believes that they must go out and have high risk sexual behaviors that will...
High prevalence of HIV
African Americans of all ages face a higher risk of being exposed to infection with each sexual encounter than do other racial/ethnic groups. This is because the burden of HIV is greater in African American communities than any other racial/ethinic groups, and because African Americans are likely to have sexual relations with other African Americans.Therefore, even with levels of individual risk...
“All Children – All Families” initiative to... →
WASHINGTON – The “All Children – All Families” initiative of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation today announced a new partnership with RaiseAChild.US, a nonprofit with the mission to promote and encourage the LGBT community to build families of their own through fostering and adoption.
LOCAL RESOURCE CENTERS IN ATLANTA
County Health Departments: Fulton County Dekalb County 99 Butler Street, 2nd Floor 440 Winn Way Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Decatur, Georgia 30030 (404)-730-1401 (404)-294-3762 Cobb & Douglas...
WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TRAYVON MARTIN →
PLEASE!! PLEASE!!! HELP SEEK JUSTICE FOR THIS YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN BOY WHO WAS MURDERED BY A CAUCASIAN MALE!
JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN!!! →
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Education: HIV/AIDS... →
queersexed: “I get really upset about the ways that HIV/AIDS transmission is discussed in terms of sex between women (namely that we are less likely to contract HIV/AIDS.) To me it shows cissexist assumptions about queer women’s anatomies and the sexual acts that are performed. Could you…
2012 ALLIED MEDIA CONFERENCE
AMC2012: Media Strategies for a More Just & Creative World 14th annual ALLIED MEDIA CONFERENCE JUNE 28 - JULY 1, 2012 • DETROIT, MI The Allied Media Conference is a laboratory for creativity and media-based solutions. Held every summer in Detroit, at the AMC we unite the worlds of media and communications, technology, education and social justice. From this unique intersection, some of the...