Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) have been rising among gay and bisexual men, with increases in syphilis being seen across the country. In 2014, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men accounted for 83% of primary and secondary syphilis cases where sex . The number of U.S. deaths from AIDS have declined sharply since the early years of the disease's presentation domestically. In the United States, 1.2 million people live with an HIV infection, of whom 15% are unaware of their infection. Gay and bisexual men, African Americans, and Latinos remain disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
Apr 09, 2019 · HIV and Gay and Bisexual Men. Last Reviewed: April 9, 2019. Key Points. In the United States, gay and bisexual men are the population most affected by HIV. Among all gay and bisexual men, African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all sexually active.