Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "stds"

  • HAHSTA Report Bears Good News on HIV Front

     The District of Columbia Department of Health’s HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Administration (HAHSTA) released its annual report Wednesday highlighting the progress that HIV/AIDS advocates...

  • Gay porn producer: I think bareback porn is hotter

    “I personally think that condom-free porn is hotter, yes. Yes, you can make hot porn with condoms, and we have made a lot of it....

  • Gardasil Gambit

    Visit Gardasil's official Web site, and unless you are female, you probably won't find much appeal in the opening page featuring a group of women...

  • Revising Treatments

    From ''super strains'' of HIV, to exotic and resistant forms of chlamydia, news of sexually related bugs, germs and microbes is certain to prick up...

  • Searching for STDs

    Twelve months ago, almost to the week, gay men were hearing the alarm about STDs on the horizon: a new ''super strain'' of HIV and...

  • Health Matters

    Crystalization CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE had D.C.'s gay community buzzing in 2005, but not in the usual way. In March, the D.C.-based National Coalition for LGBT Health...

  • Applauding Allen

    It may have been six months in the making, but the Greater Washington, D.C., STD Community Coalition finally got the chance to honor D.C. Allen...

  • Deciphering Syphilis

    Syphilis infection rates are apparently on the rise in the U.S. On Nov. 8, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the...

  • New STD Fee

    As part of an ongoing effort to achieve fiscal stability, the Whitman-Walker Clinic has announced a new $25 fee for all clients of the Gay...

  • HIV and LGV in MSM

    With St. Valentine's Day, February is the month best associated with romantic love. Within the MSM (men who have sex with men) community, however, the...

  • Making the Syphi-list

    Recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracking sexually transmitted diseases in 2003 does not offer much good news for...

  • Doctor, Doctor

    Take Charge of Your Health by Talking to Your Doctor Among the uncomfortable experiences that are part and parcel of life is that first visit...

  • Fighting Hepatitis

    Previously we looked at hepatitis A and all the excellent reasons to get the readily-available vaccine. Now it's time to learn about hepatitis B and...

  • Push for Pap

    If a woman rarely or never has sex with men, should she still get regular Pap smears? Absolutely, say experts in lesbian health. Yet a...

  • Staph Evaluations

    Expertise on call: Ward (Photo by Michael Wichita) These days, the media debuts new infectious diseases like they're Vin Diesel's latest release. Katie Couric on...