HOMOSEXUAL men who led double lives risked spreading AIDS to their wives and might also donate blood rather than be exposed, gay leaders warned yesterday.
GAY people insist AIDS has not changed their lives – but they have become more selective about sexual partners and avoid travellers from the US.
Homosexuals dying from AIDS suffer psychological problems worse than those of cancer victims, but the depression, anxiety and anger are often overlooked by the doctors who treat them, psychiatrists say.
Tonight’s edition of Discovery, ‘Killer In the Village’ (Channel 2 at 9.10), is a science-fact program about an invasion against which there seems to be no protection. The invader is an as-yet-unidentified agent which causes the condition known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome – AIDS.
Abundant evidence showed that disruptive relationships in human lives work a potent factor in causing disease, Professor Herbert Weiner said yesterday. He said he was not surprised that homosexuals were the victims of the immune deficiency disease AIDS.
A fourth AIDS victim has been admitted to Melbourne’s Prince Henry’s Hospital … rumours are circulating that “dozens” of AIDS sufferers are wandering the streets with the disease in a “milder dose”.
There have been two definite cases of AIDS diagnosed in Australia — both contracted overseas — and one or two possible cases. Yet such is the fascination with the syndrome that it has become the new buzz-word in Australian society.
Voyeurism and ignorance within the medical profession and the media had led to the hysterical labelling of AIDS as the “gay cancer,” according to Sydney gay activist Lex Watson.
The spread of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the US may not reach the dire numbers once predicted, according to the American Medical Association, because homosexuals, the most affected group, are limiting their sexual activities.
The spread of AIDS in the United States may not reach the dire numbers once predicted. The reason is that homosexuals are limiting their sexual activities, the American Medical Association said.