The-Hidden-Hiv-Epidemic

The-Hidden-Hiv-Epidemic

“The argument that gay and bisexual men are a trivial sideshow in the global fight against AIDS is wrong,” he told the Global Forum on MSM and HIV, an advocacy network that met this summer prior to the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria.

That epidemiologic evidence has largely have been ignored by most nations’ plans for HIV prevention and care. Cultural values—machismo, homophobia and religion have overridden the data and dominated policy decisions in many places; most recently in the news are Uganda and Malawi.

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