Gay Black Men and HIV/AIDS: What You Need to Know

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  • Older Men, Younger Partners
  • Ditching Condoms in Relationships
  • Past History of Abuse
  • Why Knowing Your Status Is Key
  • Ending Homophobia and Stigma
  • September 27 Is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • Stop Blaming AIDS on the DL!
  • The Sobering Statistics
  • Do Black MSM Have More Risk Factors?
  • So Then Why Are the Rates So High?
  • Black MSM Come Into Contact With HIV More Often

Ending Homophobia and Stigma

One way to lower HIV rates is fighting against homophobia in our community and expressing our love and respect for our Black MSM brothers. A 2012 study confirmed that homophobia puts Black gay and bisexual at risk for HIV by isolating them from our community and loved ones. 

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