Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM)
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) represent an incredibly diverse community. However, these men are disproportionately impacted by syphilis, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The resources on this page provide an overview of the impact of STDs on MSM as well as prevention and treatment information.
Comprehensive Sexual Health Care for Sexually and Gender Minority Patients in the HAART and PrEP Era
by Kenneth Mayer, MD – Thursday, December 3, 2015: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET
Risks and Resiliencies: HIV and STIs among Gay Men, other Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender Women Globally – September 3, 2015: by Stefan Baral, MD, MPH, FRCPC, View Recording
New CDC analysis suggests gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are at increased risk for extragenital STDs [i.e., chlamydia or gonorrhea in the throat or rectum] (April 11, 2019)
- Extragenital Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Among Community Venue–Attending Men Who Have Sex with Men — Five Cities, United States, 2017
2021 STI Treatment Guidelines – MSM – STI screening and treatment information for MSM. (July, 2021)
Just Diagnosed? New fact sheet provides the three steps you can take if you were recently diagnosed with gonorrhea or chlamydia, including resources to help you talk to your partner.
Shigella Infections among Gay & Bisexual Men — CDC fact sheet that provides general information and prevention tips for MSM about the diarrheal disease, Shigellosis.
Syphilis & MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) – CDC fact sheet that provides general statistics, prevention, and testing information about syphilis for MSM.
HPV and Men – CDC fact sheet that provides general statistics, prevention, and vaccination information about HPV for men.