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Groups Launch 'Sexy' HIV Site
by Andrew Davis
2006-09-01

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Gay Men's Health Crisis ( GMHC ) and AIDS Project Los Angeles ( APLA ) announced the launch of mysexycity.com, an effort to reach young gay and bisexual men, 31 percent of whom are estimated to be living with HIV in the United States, according to an APLA release.

The interactive Internet-based tool will engage visitors in true-to-life situations in which they will make virtual decisions on behalf of a cast of animated characters while it delivers information about HIV transmission, sexually-transmitted infections, substance use, coming out and relationships.

Developed as part of the ongoing collaboration between GMHC and APLA, mysexycity.com aims to promote positive health messages, along with sexual self-awareness and exploration to its primary target audience of gay and bisexual men of color between the ages of 18 and 29 as well as other young men who have sex with men. In addition to the animated interactive scenarios, the site's features include online surveys, and links to resources and referral information.


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