Health and Wellness
On this day, June 5, in 1981, the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta published a report of five cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) among previously healthy young men in Los Angeles. All of the men were described as “homosexuals” — two had died.
Nearly one in five gay and bisexual men in 21 major U.S. cities are infected with HIV, and nearly half of them do not know it, according to a new study released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Researchers at the CDC studied 8,153 men who have sex with men in 21 U.S. […]
Refusing to be ignored, GLAAD has teamed with the Black AIDS Institute and the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), and is calling on ABC’s “The View,” to correct misleading statements about the spread of HIV among African Americans.