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People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the country. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities. Read more »

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Data and Statistics

Men who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for 63% of the estimated new HIV infections in 2010. 25% Heterosexual, 3% MSM-IDU, 8% IDU

Men who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for 63% of the estimated new HIV infections in 2010. Go to the HIV Incidence topic page for more information.

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News

Survey Report – Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2013

Start Talking. Stop HIV – A campaign to reduce new HIV infections among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

Testing Makes Us Stronger Campaign image of flexed bicep Testing Makes Us Stronger – A campaign encouraging African American gay and bisexual men to get tested for HIV.

Reasons/Razones – A campaign encouraging Latino gay and bisexual men to get tested for HIV.

 
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