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(AFP)   WHO says HIV infections are rising among gay men. I don't know. THIRD BASE. Though they probably shouldn't go that far with all these HIV infections popping up everywhere   (afp.com) divider line 174
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2014-07-15 01:10:24 PM  
They can't explain, they think it's love...
 
2014-07-15 01:17:09 PM  
Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.
 
2014-07-15 02:02:55 PM  
We won't get fooled again
 
2014-07-15 02:04:19 PM  
www.esquire.com
 
2014-07-15 02:04:32 PM  
WHO says they've got aids?

Yes.

Yes, who?

Yes, WHO.

What?

No, WHO!
 
2014-07-15 02:04:36 PM  

ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.


Hey look, it's 1980.
 
2014-07-15 02:05:32 PM  
There's a lot of bodily fluid transfer when you fark someone up the asshole.
 
2014-07-15 02:07:50 PM  

foo monkey: ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.

Hey look, it's 1980.


Well, at least half of all gay men who get AIDS contracted it by having sex with another man.
 
2014-07-15 02:09:15 PM  
School 'em, Pete
 
2014-07-15 02:10:43 PM  

ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.


citationneeded.jpg

Actually, I'll save you the time since my SO is a researcher and recognized expert on HIV/AIDS, and I spend a lot of time listening to what she's working on. Bottom line: it varies highly by country, and uninformed assumptions like this aren't helping to combat it.

/Fun Fact of the Day: one of the fastest-growing HIV-positive populations in the US is the over-70 crowd. Old folks is havin' lots of unprotected sex.
 
2014-07-15 02:11:10 PM  
And their brainwashing is impossible to beat!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WjLjqHLgqY
 
2014-07-15 02:11:13 PM  
Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.
 
2014-07-15 02:11:21 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: There's a lot of bodily fluid transfer when you fark someone up the asshole.


I've farked several ladies up the butt .. it's nice.
 
2014-07-15 02:12:18 PM  
Are they positive?
 
2014-07-15 02:15:11 PM  

brimed03: Fun Fact of the Day: one of the fastest-growing HIV-positive populations in the US is the over-70 crowd. Old folks is havin' lots of unprotected sex.


Black women as well, I believe.
 
2014-07-15 02:15:56 PM  
Gas Face for everyone all around.
 
2014-07-15 02:17:41 PM  

kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.


No, but it should silence some folk in Germany, where at the moment there is a a relatively subdued debate over why gay man are not allowed to donate blood. One of the arguments against blood donation is this one.
 
2014-07-15 02:18:21 PM  
I'll tell you all the same thing I told every girl I ever knew.
Stop farking assholes.
 
2014-07-15 02:19:17 PM  

brimed03: ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.

citationneeded.jpg

Actually, I'll save you the time since my SO is a researcher and recognized expert on HIV/AIDS, and I spend a lot of time listening to what she's working on. Bottom line: it varies highly by country, and uninformed assumptions like this aren't helping to combat it.

/Fun Fact of the Day: one of the fastest-growing HIV-positive populations in the US is the over-70 crowd. Old folks is havin' lots of unprotected sex.


http://www.afp.com/en/news/who-warns-hiv-exploding-among-gay-men-urg es -preventive-drugs

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/gender/msm/facts/

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/gender/women/facts/index.html

Highest risk groups? Men who have sex with men, women who have sex with men who have sex with men, IV drug users
 
2014-07-15 02:20:21 PM  

poorcku: kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.

No, but it should silence some folk in Germany, where at the moment there is a a relatively subdued debate over why gay man are not allowed to donate blood. One of the arguments against blood donation is this one.


Should we ban black people from giving blood for the same reason?

/I think the standard should be promiscuity
 
2014-07-15 02:20:50 PM  
Good thing they are all getting married now, because monogamy.
 
2014-07-15 02:21:42 PM  

Fano: Are they positive?


They're not just positive.

They're HIV positive.
 
2014-07-15 02:22:04 PM  

brimed03: ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.

citationneeded.jpg

Actually, I'll save you the time since my SO is a researcher and recognized expert on HIV/AIDS, and I spend a lot of time listening to what she's working on. Bottom line: it varies highly by country, and uninformed assumptions like this aren't helping to combat it.

/Fun Fact of the Day: one of the fastest-growing STD HIV-positive populations  in the US is the over-70 crowd. Old folks is havin' lots of unprotected sex.


all thanks to that little purple pill
 
2014-07-15 02:22:18 PM  

ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.


According to the cdc, it's 63%, and rising.

"In 2010, gay and bisexual men accounted for 63% of estimated new HIV infections in the United States and 78% of infections among all newly infected men."
 
2014-07-15 02:22:26 PM  
I don't care anymore.

/Left field.
 
2014-07-15 02:23:10 PM  

poorcku: kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.

No, but it should silence some folk in Germany, where at the moment there is a a relatively subdued debate over why gay man are not allowed to donate blood. One of the arguments against blood donation is this one.


Well, there is this thing called testing the blood for AIDS. Apparently they're living in pre-Ryan White times.
 
2014-07-15 02:23:21 PM  
www.neatorama.com
 
2014-07-15 02:23:25 PM  
HIV is spread primarily by promiscuity.  Monogamous couples (gay or straight) who are not infected at the outset of their relationship will not get it from sex.  That may sound like a boring lifestyle, but it's safe.
 
2014-07-15 02:23:34 PM  

ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.


thingsawaltatothinksabout.weebly.com
 
2014-07-15 02:24:21 PM  
You could have said "increasing" rather than "rising", subby, but no. You had to go for the cheap pun.
 
2014-07-15 02:24:33 PM  
What?  No love for a possible HOTY?

I dunno how I would've done it better.  Kudos, subby.

As far as WHO, they have to justify their funding somehow.  A good scare is a good start.
 
2014-07-15 02:25:15 PM  

Waldo Pepper: all thanks to that little purple pill


Heartburn was keeping them from having sex?
 
2014-07-15 02:26:02 PM  
Bottom line.....LOL
 
2014-07-15 02:27:23 PM  

brimed03: ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.

citationneeded.jpg

Actually, I'll save you the time since my SO is a researcher and recognized expert on HIV/AIDS, and I spend a lot of time listening to what she's working on. Bottom line: it varies highly by country, and uninformed assumptions like this aren't helping to combat it.

/Fun Fact of the Day: one of the fastest-growing HIV-positive populations in the US is the over-70 crowd. Old folks is havin' lots of unprotected sex.


http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/gender/msm/facts/


Stop the anti-vaxxer style denialism. Just stop. Its part of the problem.
 
2014-07-15 02:28:03 PM  

brimed03: ArkAngel: Pretty much every study confirms that about half of all new HIV infections are men who have sex with men.

citationneeded.jpg

Actually, I'll save you the time since my SO is a researcher and recognized expert on HIV/AIDS, and I spend a lot of time listening to what she's working on. Bottom line: it varies highly by country, and uninformed assumptions like this aren't helping to combat it.

/Fun Fact of the Day: one of the fastest-growing HIV-positive populations in the US is the over-70 crowd. Old folks is havin' lots of unprotected sex.


Actually, in the United States, it's more than 50% due to male homosexual contact.

In 2011, for example, of the 33,698 people diagnosed with HIV, 21,213 of them were due to male-to-male sexual contact.
Source:   http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/statistics_2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vo l _23.pdf#Page=19

That's a percentage of roughly 63% of new HIV cases attributable to a single-digit fraction of the population.

The truth is, in the United States, it's mostly a disease of gay males.  That's not to say that others can't get it, of course, but the great "break out" into straight society just hasn't happened.

Also, the growth among the over-70 set isn't significant.  Between 2008 and 2011 the number actually *DROPPED* in the "65+" age group category until 2010 until it bounced up again slightly (but still below the 2008 number).  See my link above.
 
2014-07-15 02:29:40 PM  

kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.


That's the customary transmission point.  After the rubber has fallen off.
 
2014-07-15 02:29:57 PM  

Fano: Are they positive?


theskinnyonmyjeans.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-07-15 02:30:43 PM  

ThrobblefootSpectre: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/gender/msm/facts/


CDC is USA only.
 
2014-07-15 02:34:45 PM  

vudukungfu: I'll tell you all the same thing I told every girl I ever knew.
Stop farking assholes.


And stop dissing Dante on records, y'all.
 
2014-07-15 02:35:48 PM  
Is it just people are getting lazy and complaciant and AIDS isnt the death sentance it once was?
 
2014-07-15 02:36:21 PM  

kling_klang_bed: poorcku: kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.

No, but it should silence some folk in Germany, where at the moment there is a a relatively subdued debate over why gay man are not allowed to donate blood. One of the arguments against blood donation is this one.

Well, there is this thing called testing the blood for AIDS. Apparently they're living in pre-Ryan White times.


There are similar rules here in the USA. If you had gay sex ever you can't donate.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Men_who_have_sex_with_men_blood_donor_c on troversy#List_of_countries_with_their_stand_on_MSM_blood_donors
 
2014-07-15 02:36:54 PM  

ArkAngel: Highest risk groups? Men who have sex with men, women who have sex with men who have sex with men, IV drug users


My brain out completed the last one as "men who have sex with IV drugs." Choked on my coffee as well.
 
2014-07-15 02:38:15 PM  
Those statistics are just homophobic
 
2014-07-15 02:39:03 PM  

groppet: Is it just people are getting lazy and complaciant and AIDS isnt the death sentance it once was?


And apparently there is a subset of gay men who fetishize getting infected.
 
2014-07-15 02:39:33 PM  
12349876

Should we ban black people from giving blood for the same reason?

...yes? Black people are less than 1/8th of the American population, yet account for almost half of HIV infections.

They have lots of STDs. They account for the majority of gonorrhea, ten times the chlamydia and syphilis per capita of white people...if these are reasons to exclude donors, black people in America should be excluded.

Then we get into the problem of blood drives asking "have you ever had sex with a black person?" like they do (or used to?) with homosexuals. That would exclude a minority of American white people, but it's only fair and prudent, if we're really worried about it.

All that being said, I am absolutely unaware of the cost/value ratio of simply letting everyone donate and testing for exclusion. It might be better/worse to let/deny various people and/or not.
 
2014-07-15 02:42:14 PM  
I guess when you've been smoking Tina for 3 days straight....barebacking the dude you just met on Grindr just feels right.
 
2014-07-15 02:42:53 PM  

12349876: poorcku: kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.

No, but it should silence some folk in Germany, where at the moment there is a a relatively subdued debate over why gay man are not allowed to donate blood. One of the arguments against blood donation is this one.

Should we ban black people from giving blood for the same reason?

/I think the standard should be promiscuity


I recieved a transfusion of a black guys blood and while I love the extra three inches it gave my penis, I now have high cholesterol, diabetes, and three baby mamas.
 
2014-07-15 02:43:39 PM  
I blame marriage.
 
2014-07-15 02:43:51 PM  

moothemagiccow: kling_klang_bed: poorcku: kling_klang_bed: Somewhere out there, religious nuts and neo-cons are giddily predicting the second coming upon hearing this.

No, but it should silence some folk in Germany, where at the moment there is a a relatively subdued debate over why gay man are not allowed to donate blood. One of the arguments against blood donation is this one.

Well, there is this thing called testing the blood for AIDS. Apparently they're living in pre-Ryan White times.

There are similar rules here in the USA. If you had gay sex ever you can't donate.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Men_who_have_sex_with_men_blood_donor_c on troversy#List_of_countries_with_their_stand_on_MSM_blood_donors


Sounds rather Draconian. Apparently whoever came up with this learned absolutely nothing from the 1980's/early 90's outbreak. Wondering if that same law would apply to current and former heroin addicts.
 
2014-07-15 02:43:53 PM  

PiffMan420: I guess when you've been smoking Tina for 3 days straight....barebacking the dude you just met on Grindr just feels right.

 
If that's wrong, then I don't wanna be right! *twitch, twitch*
 
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