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05/28/2013 02:31 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

HIV/AIDS Infections: What Role The Stigma Plays

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"The constant drumbeat of crisis around HIV gets tiresome," says John Peller, vice president of policy, AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Yet infections among gay men are rising.

In accepting a GLAAD Media Award for "How to Survive a Plague," activist Peter Staley said, "Gay men are only about 2% of the U.S. population, but we're the fastest growing group of new infections, 63% of total infections in recent years. Why aren't these numbers shocking us?"

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