HIV/AIDS Awareness Days

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27, 2017

The following facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlight the continuing importance of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day:

  • Gay and bisexual men are more severely affected by HIV than any other group in the United States.
  • Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men made up an estimated 2% of the population but 55% of people living with HIV in the United States in 2013.
  • If current diagnosis rates continue, 1 in 6 gay and bisexual men will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime, including 1 in 2 black/African American gay and bisexual men, 1 in 4 Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men, and 1 in 11 white gay and bisexual men.
Browse the links below to learn more about National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and find HIV-related information specific to gay men.

The U.S. Government Observes National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Webpages:

HIV/AIDS-Related Research and Gay Men

FY 2018 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research, from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of AIDS Research (OAR): The Plan describes NIH research priorities to prevent, treat, and eventually cure HIV/AIDS. 

HIV/AIDS-Related Clinical Trials: Research studies related to HIV and men who have sex with men (MSM), from the AIDSinfo clinical trials search. Call AIDSinfo at 1-800-448-0440 for assistance with your clinical trials search.

Published Research Related to HIV/AIDS and Gay Men:

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