STUDY: CDC Report Shows HIV Infection In Gay Men On The Rise

Some key findings in the CDC’s HIV Supplemental Surveillance Report:

New infections among young gay and bisexual men (ages 13-24) continued to rise sharply (by 22% comparing 2008 to 2010)

* Young, black gay and bisexual men continue to bear the heaviest burden and now account for more new infections than any other subgroup – a total of 4,800 in 2010

* Gay and bisexual men represent 2% of the U.S. population but a majority (63%) of new HIV infections, and the number of new infections in this group increased 12% comparing 2008 to 2010  (Source)

WGB:  This news really upsets me.  Why do you think this is happening?