The 411 on Young People and HIV/AIDS

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  • What’s Putting Young Folks at Risk?
  • The Importance of Getting Tested
  • The Importance of Condom Negotiation
  • Heterosexual Men Need to Join In, Too
  • Knowledge is Power
  • National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day
  • Why AIDS Awareness Matters To You
  • Youth and HIV Stats
  • Black Gay and Bisexual Men
  • Black Women and HIV

Heterosexual Men Need to Join In, Too

The down-low is not fueling AIDS among Black women, therefore it’s important to engage heterosexual men in being part of the solution to ending AIDS among Black women. Young straight Black men need to get tested for HIV/STDs regularly and use condoms consistently, even in monogamous long-term relationships. 


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