• AHF Blames CDC for Increasing STD Rates

    The nation's largest AIDS organization, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, blamed the Centers for Disease Control on the “skyrocketing” STD rates. Specifically they criticized the CDC for “the widespread abandonment of the condom culture for STD and HIV prevention.”

  • Anti-Bullying Laws Appear To Be Working

    (CNN) -- Roughly 20% of high school students report being bullied at school in the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 15% of high school students said they were bullied online.

  • CDC Affirms Being HIV Undetectable Prevents HIV Transmission

    The Centers for Disease Control affirmed on National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, HIV positive men with undetectable viral loads pose no risk to their HIV negative partners.

  • CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

    (AP) As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic's commitment to providing health services to rural communities.

  • CDC Earmarks $185M for HIV Prevention Efforts

    On September 8, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that they will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people, with a particular focus on addressing the needs of MSM of color. The multi-faceted strategy will respond to the severe burden of HIV among MSM and transgender men and women through three new programs enabling health departments and local HIV prevention partners to deliver the most effective HIV prevention tools.

  • CDC Study Reveals Struggle of LGBT Students

    A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals disturbing statistics about the struggles LGB youth face in high school. This is the first time the government agency has studied the topic.

  • CDC: Only 3% of US Population is Gay

    Forget about one in ten -- the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to their National Health Interview Survey.

  • CDC: US Sexually Transmitted Disease Epidemic Worsening

    CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. sexually transmitted diseases epidemic is increasing and the most common infection, chlamydia, has risen to record levels, government officials say.

  • News Analysis: CDC Drops ‘Unprotected Sex’ in Favor of ‘Sex Without Condoms’

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will no longer use the phrase ‘unprotected sex’ in research. Instead it will use the phrase ‘sex without condoms’ to reflect increased HIV prevention options such as Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), serosorting, etc.

  • Report of Banned Words at CDC Alarms LGBT Health Experts

    (WB) A recent report in the Washington Post that the Centers for Disease Control is barred from using certain words like “fetus,” “diversity” and “transgender” in budget documents alarmed LGBT and HIV/AIDS health experts, although the agency disputes the characterization of the story.

  • Super Strain of Clap Discovered in Hawaii

    Seven people in Hawaii felt the burn last too long.

  • Those With HIV/AIDS Face Challenges with Mental Health and Self-Esteem

    Many individuals with HIV/AIDS don’t want your pity. But self-pity isn’t as easy to dismiss.