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More Risks In the Pos-Neg Sex Life

More Risks In the Pos-Neg Sex Life

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Unprotected sex may be even more dangerous for women in relationships with HIV-positive men than previously thought, according to a study by Northwestern University researchers. They discovered that HIV in semen can readily penetrate healthy vaginal tissue; scientists had believed infection could occur only through breaks in the tissue or through the single-cell lining of the cervical canal. The findings reinforce the need for HIV-negative women'particularly those with an HIV-positive partner, researchers say'to consistently and correctly use condoms.

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Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.

Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.