The risk is even higher for gay black men. There are several reasons why gay and bisexual men are at higher risk of HIV than their straight counterparts. Some of the reasons are based on certain types of sex that result in greater risk of infection due to how HIV is biologically transmitted. Not all gay men engage in anal sex. However, anal sex is one of the main reasons that gay men have higher rates of HIV. Scientists have estimated that the average HIV transmission rate during anal sex is 18 times higher than the rate during vaginal intercourse.
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This article addresses the history of gay men in the United States. Two-spirit is a modern umbrella term used by some indigenous North Americans for Gender variant individuals in their communities. The presence of male two-spirits existed before European contact, and "was a fundamental institution among most tribal peoples". There were few openly gay men in the European colonies of North America at this time, due to legal consequences as well as social ostracism.
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The book chronicles the discovery and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus HIV and acquired immune deficiency syndrome AIDS with a special emphasis on government indifference and political infighting—specifically in the United States—to what was then perceived as a specifically gay disease. Shilts's premise is that AIDS was allowed to happen: while the disease is caused by a biological agent, incompetence and apathy toward those initially affected allowed its spread to become much worse. The book is an extensive work of investigative journalism, written in the form of an encompassing time line; the events that shaped the epidemic are presented as sequential matter-of-fact summaries.
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