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Why is AIDS so common in homosexuals?
The anus/rectum is very susceptible to cuts and tears while conducting anal sex. This means there is a greater chance for infected body fluids to enter the blood stream. Sexuality has no direct influence in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, it is the practices concerned with the sexuality.
The main factors in why HIV transmission is higher in the MSM category are the following:
The main factors in why HIV transmission is higher in the MSM category are the following:
- Promiscuity - particularly, how many sexual partners one has had and the use of condoms (or lack therefor) in sexual transactions. It has been established that the average homosexual male has considerably more partners than the average heterosexual male in their lifetime, often in high risk locales such as bathhouses, sex clubs, and public places such as parks and bathrooms.
- Gender - Male homosexuals are the group most at-risk for HIV and other STIs. This is largely due to the high prevalence of the virus in semen as opposed to vaginal fluids, and the type of sexual activity associated with this group, e.g. anal sex.
- The use of illegal drugs, such as methamphetamine, which lower inhibitions and impair judgment - and weaken the immune system - appears to be considerably higher in the MSM community than the heterosexual and lesbian groups.
- The existence of a minority within the gay community that willingly seeks infection with HIV and other STDs. Often referred to as "bug chasers", these men communicate on message boards and dating sites specifically oriented around voluntary infection with STIs for erotic and other reasons. Such a phenomenon does not appear to exist in the heterosexual community.
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Homosexuality is romantic and/or sexual attraction or behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
The most comom way you can spred aids is not haveing safe sex or intercose. If you are not sure go and talk to a doctor. Thank,have fun,and be safe.
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Homosexuality didn't cause AIDS. AIDS had been spotted years before the "spread" of homosexuality. However, receptive anal sex is the most likely way to get HIV, with odds >50…%. Homosexuality may have caused AIDS to spread slightly faster, but it was not the cause of the virus. AIDS is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The virus is transmitted through the exchange of certain body fluids, usually blood or semen. The virus has no idea whether the exchange is the result of homosexual or heterosexual activity. Outside of the United States, the majority of people with HIV got it through heterosexual intercourse.
Theories of Homosexuality Psychiatric theories of homosexuality have included the following: that homosexuality is a regression to the earliest (oral) stage of development;… that most families of homosexuals are characterized by an overprotective mother and an absent father; or that homosexuals fear engulfment by a dominant mother in the pre-Oedipal phase. Some authorities have suggested that homosexuality may be an expression of nonsexual problems, such as fear of adult responsibility, or may be triggered by various experiences, such as having sexual relationships with members of one's own sex at an early age that prove to be very satisfying. Arguments regarding the roots of lesbianism include disappointing heterosexual love experience, a father who displays distaste for men who express interest in his daughter, and memories of abusive relationships with men. Many of these theories have been discredited in recent years, particularly by those who cite biological causation. Some researchers have contended that a disruption in the hormonal processes of the mother while she is pregnant may be one explanation. Simon Levay, a neurobiologist at the Salk Institute, has suggested that homosexuality may be related to brain functioning, as part of the hypothalamus in homosexual men is about a quarter to half the size it is in heterosexual men. Subsequent studies have shown that homosexual men react to certain substances believed to be human pheromones differently from heterosexual men. Several studies have pointed to a genetic predisposition governed by one or more genes on the X chromosome. Other recent studies, while not directly supporting biological explanations for homosexuality, suggest that it may be a predisposition that can be detected at an early age among children who do not appear to have traditional gender identification. Whether it can be easily detected or not, most theorists agree that homosexual orientation tends to arise at an early age. Substantially fewer studies of homosexuality have been performed among lesbians, perhaps because of the greater stigma which is often attached to male homosexuality in many Western cultures.
Some countries, like South Africa, refused to believe that HIV was a serious problem in their country. So they did not educate their people about HIV and how to prevent it. Ot…her countries did not have the money for education and medical assistance. A: Africa is crowded population and mostly heterosexuals spread the infection, not only in Africa but all over the world. A: Lack of education about the disease and preventative methods is causing the spread of AIDS. Also women's rights issues. There is a high rate of sexual assault in Africa. Concerning the actual origin of AIDS, it is said to have begun in Africa while attempting to develop the Polio vaccine, then spread to Europe, then traveled to the United States. A: The main reasons are Inaccurate understanding of the disease. The high incidence of poverty Exploitation of women by men A: One of the most conspicuous answers as to why HIV is most prevalent in Africa is that many countries in Africa have depleted fiscal resources. This truth gives rise to conditions where there is an increased incidence of malnutrition, poor health-care, and bad education affecting the understanding of the virus itself.
It used to be believed that 10% were homosexual, however that statistic was of those that had engaged in homosexual activity in their lifetime. The real percentage could …be either less than 1% or 3-4%.
AIDS (or acquired immunodefiency syndrome) is a complex set of diseases brought about in the end-stages of the HIV virus infection of a human being. The HIV virus overloads an…d destroys the immune system of the host and causes it to be unable to fight off infections that occur later on. AIDS is typified by pneumonia and other diseases that cause the death of the host.
AIDS and HIV are the commmon names. AIDS-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome HIV-Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Leviticus 18 22 in the Bible says homosexuality is a mental error it is sin and it is forbidden so how comes there are so many Christians who accept homosexuality?
Answer: In His "Sermon on the Mount" (Matt.5-7), as men call it... Jesus reveals the real key to not sinning (breaking the Ten Commandments) is to REJECT THE THO…UGHT first... to first avoid the "mental error." "You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.' But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart." (Matt.5:27-28) But in a world where "mental error" is taught to us in our schools and churches... and in a society that embraces it... how is one to know that he is living his life in error? Not that many modern professing Christians are that familiar with the Levitical laws of God's Word. To many modern professing Christian denominations, the Old Testament is "done away" in their minds and hearts... and only the New Testament is valid with them. Of course, most of them haven't read the New Testament, either... much less studied it. For the most part, we are all the product of what we have been "told" is true by our parents and the churches they sent us to... and few of us have bothered to dig in and prove any of it. But, while many things men do are "abominable" (disgusting) to God, according to His Word... most men have never been all that concerned about what God thinks or commands. Even modern professing Christianity has rejected the commanded Holy Days of God that are written in His Word, and have taken it upon themselves to observe, instead, their own pagan "holidays" of Christmas and Easter and the like. "Howbeit in vain do they worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men." (Mark 7:7) Jesus is talking about PROFESSING CHRISTIANS here! Christians worship Christ! And He says they can worship Him in vain! They don't care that God hasn't commanded Chistmas and Easter to be observed... or that He never abrogated His Holy Day Sabbaths. It's simply how we were taught! Most of modern professing Christianity has very little to do with God's Word. It doesn't know God's Word... and has little or no awareness of what God forbids... and no desire to find out. Most modern flocks let their "spiritual leaders" tell them the "right path" to take on homosexuality... and the flocks follow. Those who disagree, leave in search of another denomination more in keeping with "their way of thinking." Each denomination has its way of thinking. And with a little shopping around, we can find one that thinks our way: "There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death." (Prov.14:12) Homosexuality is "disgusting" to God... and He forbids it in His Word. So, if there are professing "Christians" who accept "practicing homosexuals" into their flocks... their worship is in vain and they are not Christians. Less intolerant answer Sin is about choice. A person can choose to follow God's law, or they can choose to ignore it. But since homosexuality is not a choice, it is not a sin. Furthermore, the drive to find love is powerful in human beings. This is also not a sin. Also, the Hebrew word "toevah (תואבה) doesn't mean "disgusting," but Christians are married to this translation, so it's impossible to reason with them on the matter. It actually means "unkosher" or "unacceptable for Jews." The laws of Leviticus were never meant for non-Jews.
Is homosexuals in developing countries have the highest rates of infection and mortality rate with AIDS?
I'm gay myself so I have no problems with homosexuality.
Christians tend to be divided into two or three main groups when it comes to the matter of homosexuality. On the one hand, there are numerous references to the depravity of… those who practice sodomy (which is what homosexuality is). These are found in the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 19, whilst the act of homosexuality is expressly forbidden in Leviticus 18:22. The apostle Paul delivers several condemning passages on the practice of homosexuality (e.g. Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6). Bible-believing Christians who wish to honour the word of God cannot reconcile any tolerance of what they understand to be a blatant sin. Paul also gave very clear instructions in his letters about the qualities of church leaders (1 Timothy 3:12) and these did not include engaging in homosexual practices. On the other hand, Christians also wish to follow the example of their Lord. Jesus Christ did not condemn people for their sin if they repented (e.g. the criminal on the cross next to him; the woman caught in adultery). Christ did not turn away those who were caught in sin, but invited them to repent. Many Christians believe that, only through opening their hearts to people lured by homosexuality (and other sins), might these people see their need to turn aside from their sin and come to know Jesus. This group believes there is no hope for anyone caught in sin if no-one reaches out to them. There tends to be a third group among Christians as well: those who feel that the Bible is not actually the inspired word of God, but merely a compilation of interesting stories and interpretations of guidelines which are no longer relevant to modern life. This group is perhaps the most damaging to the essence of Christianity, as they hold a very liberal view that "anything goes because God always forgives". These are the ones who believe that practising homosexuals should be permitted to be pastors and elders in the congregation.
The reason aids is so painful is because the virus shuts down your immune system by attacking your white blood cells which are basically your bodys "soldiers". Once it kills y…our white blood cells it attaches itself to your central nervous system and causes serious spikes within your nerve endings.
No, there isn't any correlation between homosexuality and mentallychallenged people.
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If one has an incision there are a few things to be done depending on the severity. One should apply pressure to the wound, or elevate the wound so that it is higher than the… heart.
Hearing is a very complex sense. In fact, it utilizes the most complex system of mechanical, physical and neurological processes of all the sensory organs. Because of this, th…e way it delivers a signal through a damaged system (one with hearing loss) is also complex. Each new computer chip that a hearing aid manufacturer creates can cost well over one hundred million dollars or more. In fact, hearing aids are some of the most advanced computers, with some of the fastest processing ability, available anywhere. Also, consider that when you purchase hearing aids, they usually include years of service, repair and adjustments. Every time you go in for a repair or adjustment, the cost of that service is included. Instead of charging you $100 or more each visit, most professionals "bundle" the cost of seeing you (for up to five years or more) in with the device. There are hearing aids in all price ranges. You can get the cheapest hearing aids possible, or you can get the finest sound reproduction possible. If you have been to someone who recommends a device you cannot afford, ask them to show you some more economical options. The technology may not be as advanced, or it may be a few years older, but it will still help you to hear better. Don't cheat yourself when it comes to hearing aid quality, but no matter what you can afford, there are quality hearing aids out there for you.