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Gay sex fuels HIV rise in Catholic Philippines

Gay sex in a conservative Catholic society where the influential church forbids the use of condoms is fueling an alarming rise of HIV infections in the Philippines, experts warn.

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5th August 2012 00:32

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

The Southeast Asian country is facing a HIV epidemic, with sex between men making up nearly 90 percent of all new cases, according to the health department and the United Nations’ Development Programme (UNDP). Read the full story here