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Why is there a high association between homosexuals and aids?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Anal intercourse: Passive anal intercourse with deposition of semen, because of the nature of the tissues involved, is the most risky sexual practice for the transmission of the HIV virus. By contrast, lesbian practices have proved safer than any other, and to its great credit, the gay community emphasized safety for its members as soon as the epidemic was discovered.
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