Category Archives: gay black men

  1. Should we care about MSMs?

    via Jamaica BSERVER, by Patricia Watson “The threats of criminal indictment and socio-religious discrimination against man-to-man sexual relationships have contributed to the increased vulnerability of MSMs to HIV,” said Cruickshank.  “Consequent to such discrimination, many MSMs are afraid of going to a pharmacy to purchase condoms and personal lubricant which are sometimes so precariously placed close to Read More >>

    culture, Gay, gay black men, gay men, Gay Men's Health Crisis, Global Forum on MSM and HIV, homophobia, homosexuality, Jamaica, MSM, sexual health
  2. Prepping for a prevention trial, and unexpected homophobia

    Prepping for a PrEP trialCritical observations before the study even beginsvia Positively Aware, by Keith R. Green I asked him how he addressed homosexuality during his church prevention work. His response made my head spin. I recently accepted a position as Project Director for a research study designed to assess the initial acceptability and feasibility of a Read More >>

    behavioral research, Chicago, gay black men, gay men, homophobia, MSM, new prevention technologies, PrEP, research
  3. Where are the black gay men?

    via Housing Works Two weeks ago individuals and organizations across the nation marked National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Judging by many of the articles, press releases and events commemorating the day, however, you might never guess that the highest percentage of new HIV infections in 2006 was among black gay men. Why, even on a day dedicated Read More >>

    advocacy, gay black men, gay men, HIV/AIDS policy, homophobia, homosexuality, United States