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  • 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.”

  • (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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Seven Florida Counties were awarded grant money by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of its Ending the HIV Epidemic plan.

  • 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.

  • (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.

  • Seven people in Hawaii felt the burn last too long.