Topics :: MSM

Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Whittier Street Health Center, the MAC will convening The CONNECTED Boston 2014 summit.

Legislators Urge HHS Secretary to Reassess Blood Donation Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 15, 2014
Legislators have asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to review their outdated blood donation policy.

LA Center Asks CDC Why MSM Are Getting Meningitis

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 12, 2014
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is pressing the CDC to find out why gay/bisexual men are at greater risk for meningitis.

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

Ask the Doc: Dangers of PrEP-Only Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Dr. Howard Scheiner looks again at PrEP with Truvada, the pros and cons of the regimen, and other risks that come with unprotected sex, like anogenital warts, anal cancer, HPV, STDs and Hepatitis C.

New CDC Campaign Gets People Talking About HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Start Talking. Stop HIV., a new national communication campaign encouraging gay and bisexual men to talk openly about HIV.

South Africa Ends Gay Blood Donation Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 20, 2014
South Africa has now changed their policy on blood donations, to allow all people, gay or straight, to donate blood if they have been monogamous.

Straights Still See Gay Men as Feminine

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 8, 2014
Sorry, gym bunnies -- all that pumping iron doesn’t seem to have had the desired effect: a recent study shows that many people still consider straight men to be more masculine than gay men.

Dr. Perry Halkitis Leads New HIV Study

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 6, 2014
NYU researchers led by Dr. Perry Halkitis will study high rates of HIV among young, urban MSM.

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Spike Among MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
If you’re an MSM living in Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you may want to get vaccinated for meningitis -- especially if you are living with HIV.