4100.0 Bisexual Men and HIV/AIDS: Risk and Beyond

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to male bisexuality within the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the role of male bisexuality in the context of sexual orientation and HIV status disclosure, HIV testing opportunities, HIV prevention, and challenges that continue to face among bisexual male populations. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to bisexuality in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Describe factors that increase understanding of HIV transmission risk among bisexual men Evaluate challenges that the “down low” has created in addressing HIV testing and prevention

What women don't know can hurt them: Hidden male bisexual behavior as a potential bridge for HIV transmission
William A. Zule, DrPH, Wendee M. Wechsberg, PhD, Hendree Jones, PhD, Georgiy Bobashev, PhD, Curtis Coomes, JD, Rachel Middlesteadt Ellerson and Felicia A. Browne, MPH, CHES

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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