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At-Risk HIV Populations

HIV is not equal in the way that it affects different communities, races, genders and even age groups. A broad range of behavioral and socioeconomic factors can place entire populations at greater risk for infection than others. Understanding why is the first step to reducing personal risk.
  1. Women and HIV (17)
  2. Youth and HIV (9)

What is the "HIV Treatment Cascade?"
The HIV Treatment Cascade is a model used by Federal, state and local agencies to better identify gaps in care delivery to people living with HIV.

A Practical Guide to Discussing HIV With a Loved One
Effective communication with a loved one can help you find solution without the conflicts that can often accompany frank discussions about HIV.

How to Turn a Latex Glove into a Safer Sex Barrier
Lesbians are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and AIDS. Lesbian Life Guide shows us how a latex glove can be used to protect yourself and your partner during oral sex.

Safer Sex and Lesbians
Check out this article from About's Lesbian Life Guide Kathy Belge.

Women who have sex with women
The HIV risk to women who have sex with women appears to be remote. Just the same, there are circumstances where women who have sex with women are at risk.

Coping With Stigma Around an HIV Diagnosis
Learning to overcome HIV stigma starts by understanding the roots of prejudice and discrimination towards those living with HIV.

HIV and the Deaf
An informative feature from About.com Deaf Guide Jamie Berke on the growing problem of HIV in the deaf community.

How to Find the Right HIV Support Group
Find the HIV support group best suited to your needs, from community-based programs to online chat rooms to private support networks.

HIV Criminal Laws by State

Americans with Disabilities Act and People Living with HIV/AIDS

HIV and the Millenium Development Goals
The Millennium Development Goals, established by the United Nations in 2000, include a call to "halt and reverse" the global spread of HIV/AIDS.

HIV Myths and Conspiracy Theories: Causes and Impact
Nearly 50% of 1,351 Americans surveyed suspect that HIV was an intentional act of conspiracy linked to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

HIV and the Millenium Development Goals
The Millennium Development Goals, established by the United Nations in 2000, include a call to "halt and reverse" the global spread of HIV/AIDS.

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