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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Gay Black Men and AIDS

Can you explain this? Why is there a racial disparity in every thing that happens in America?

Now a report says: Gay blacks at highest AIDS risk

File this under Strange Bedfellows
Hat Tip Faye Anderson of Anderson@Large

Baltimore Sun African-American gay men are more than twice as likely to be infected with the AIDS virus than their white counterparts, but the reasons aren't abundantly clear, federal researchers said yesterday.

"Men who have sex with men account for almost half of all people estimated to be living with HIV in the United States, and African-Americans are the most heavily impacted," said Kevin Fenton, director of HIV prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Read more HERE

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