LifeLube is happy to see the truth come out on this issue. Gay black men have been unfairly demonized by this dangerous myth for far too long (no thanks to Oprah.) Time to get real.
There have been a ton of news stories on this, below are links to a few.
Straight black men with multiple partners, and not bisexual men on the"down low" are more responsible for the high rates of HIV in black women, according to an official from the Centers for Disease Controland Prevention.Read the rest.
And via The Griot
In recent years, it's become common to blame black men having secret and unprotected sexual encounters with other men while simultaneously sleeping with their female partners for the rise in HIV among heterosexual black women. I guess if it's been on Oprah, it must be true.Read the rest.
And via HIV Plus
"We have looked to see what proportion of infections is coming from male partners who are bisexual and found there are actually relatively few," says Kevin Fenton, MD, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. "More are male partners who are having female partners and are injecting drugs or using drugs or have some other risks that may put those female partners at risk of acquiring HIV."Read the rest.