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HIV Infection Is Most Concentrated In The South, Where Students Don’t Learn About It In School

  Mar 1, 2013 at 12:05 pm

The CDC’s most recent HIV Surveillance Report contains the first-ever comprehensive data set allowing researchers to map HIV infections across the entire country. As the agency explains, their new data paints a “complete picture of diagnosed HIV infection in the U.S.,” revealing potential trends in infections across different regions. At least one clear trend emerges among Southern states, where the concentration of HIV infections tend to be higher:

It’s likely no coincidence that many of those same states lack the comprehensive sexual education requirements that would help educate their residents about HIV transmission from an early age. Health classes in Texas, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana aren’t required to provide any kind of medically accurate information about HIV. And in two of those states — Texas and Florida — public schools don’t have to offer any type of sexual health education whatsoever.

In fact, just 20 states across the country mandate both sex education and HIV education, while the rest of country’s youth are growing up with significant gaps in their knowledge about sexual health. That’s especially troubling amid reports that, even though new cases of HIV in the U.S. are beginning to stabilize, young people still continue to put themselves at risk for the virus.

The HIV epidemic continues to take a disproportionate toll on men who have sex with men (MSM) — 62 percent of all HIV diagnoses are attributed to male-to-male sexual behavior, even though MSM represent just two percent of the U.S. population — yet the nation’s sexual health requirements also lag behind when it comes to sexual orientation. None of the southern states with the highest rates of HIV infection require public schools to provide LGBT-inclusive information in their health classes — and Alabama, South Carolina, and Texas actually stipulate that teachers must impart negative, shame-based information about homosexuality.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 3:46pm
Unless things have changed we did get sex education in school here in FL though so the blame should be placed on people being dumb as hell not on no sex education being taught. Ermm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 3:47pm
Originally posted by niecy niecy wrote:

Unless things have changed we did get sex education in school here in FL though so the blame should be placed on people being dumb as hell not on no sex education being taught. Ermm


Exactly..cause here in NC Before I homeschooled my son he got taught about it in 6th grade
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 3:48pm
Originally posted by niecy niecy wrote:

Unless things have changed we did get sex education in school here in FL though so the blame should be placed on people being dumb as hell not on no sex education being taught. Ermm

this article is trying to say there is no mandate to to teach sex education. 
they know how people might interpret that though. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 3:50pm
Also, as far as the rates being high in FL I know one of the biggest places that has a high rate is the Villages which is an old folks retirement town. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 3:50pm
lol @ ny.  This is one of them times I don't mind nyc  speaking for nys.  They can have that sh*t
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 4:13pm
Originally posted by Bunnyahh Bunnyahh wrote:

lol @ ny.  This is one of them times I don't mind nyc  speaking for nys.  They can have that sh*t
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 4:13pm
Its hard in my city and they have been teaching in schools for years  and my city is small Confusedi dont what ppl are thinking abt .That sh*t is real
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 4:19pm
SMH @ them doin the nasty in the retirement home.  Go head granny, just strap it up or something.  
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 01 2013 at 4:21pm
My sister in FL told me about that at the Villages. It was a few years ago I think. No risk of pregnancy, Viagra, and lack of sex education (they said).

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