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Gay, Bisexual, and Other MSM

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) represent a diverse community. However, these men are disproportionately impacted by syphilis, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).  Sexually active gay, bisexual and other MSM are at greater risk for getting an STI. They have higher rates of syphilis, and more than half of all new HIV infections occur among MSM.

Many factors contribute to the higher rates of STDs among MSM:

The resources listed below provide an overview of the impact of STDs on MSM as well as prevention and treatment information:


CDC: Gay, Bisexual, and Other MSM

Sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are at greater risk for getting STIs and HIV. This CDC fact sheet tells gay, bisexual and other MSM what they need to know about STIs.