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

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  • Do Black MSM Have More Risk Factors?
  • So Then Why Are the Rates So High?
  • Black MSM Come Into Contact With HIV More Often
  • 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

Black MSM Come Into Contact With HIV More Often

Another risk among Black MSM is that there is already a higher concentration of HIV/AIDS existing in the Black MSM community. Given that Black MSM are 11 times more likely to have sex with other Black MSM than with men of other races, they are more likely to come across HIV when having sex. 

(Photo: REUTERS)

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