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HIV Prevention Must Resume Its Place in the Larger LGBT Agenda

September 10, 2012
by Jeff Levi and Chris Collins
Huffington Post

 

Much of the rhetoric at this year's International AIDS Conference was about achieving an "AIDS-free generation." This new optimism reflects the tremendous progress that has been made in both the science of HIV and our ability to translate that science into meaningful prevention and treatment programs, but if the United States is going to be part of that AIDS-free generation, we are going to need to refocus our attention on the domestic epidemic among gay men.

Gay men in the U.S. represent the largest proportion of new HIV infections. Young men who have sex with men (MSM) are the only risk group for which HIV incidence appears to be increasing.

 

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