Hiv and lesbians
An extremely rare case of female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV has been reported in the United States. The report concerns a. The vulnerability of lesbians and women who have sex with women (WSW) to HIV infection is a complicated public health issue that is perplexing to some and. HIV prevention and service programmes have long either ignored or overlooked lesbians. The experiences of lesbians with HIV have similarly. Feb 06, · The CDC doesn't track lesbian HIV statistics accurately. For instance, if a lesbian is diagnosed as HIV-positive, but has ever had sex with a man, the case is counted as "heterosexual. Are you a woman who has sex with women? Learn how to protect yourself from HIV infection with AVERT's HIV & Women Who Have Sex With Women fact sheet. HIV is directly related to a woman’s experiences and behaviors. The objective of this paper is not to argue that lesbians/WSW are at the same risk as their heterosexual counterparts, but to acknowledge that there is significant risk of HIV, other STIs, and other health disparities for lesbians.