June 17, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Since the left is now engaged in an all-out effort to blame Christianity for the Orlando massacre, actually committed by a homosexual, muslim, ISIS, jihadi, then a decent respect for the truth is in order. Christians have not created a climate of danger for homosexuals. If anything, the following CDC data clearly indicates where the single-largest threat to homosexual life comes from: other homosexuals (though under ISIS, that's about to change).
Thirty-five years into the AIDS pandemic, some 311,000 men who have sex with men (MSM) have died of the disease here in the U.S., and MSM are responsible for almost 30,000 new HIV infections per year.
If condoms were as safe as gays have scolded the Catholic Church over these past 3 1/2 decades, whence these ghastly infection rates? It's not as sweet and pretty in the LGBT world as we are led to believe. The numbers tell the story. If Christians are responsible for the mass murder committed by a gay jihadi, then what of the hundreds of thousands of MSM who have infected one another? What of the 30K new cases of HIV in MSM annually? Do homosexuals have an obligation to protect one another? The statistics below are chilling, but they tell a hard truth. The biggest threat to homosexual life is other homosexuals.
By Risk Group
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) of all races and ethnicities remain the population most profoundly affected by HIV.
In 2010, the estimated number of new HIV infections among MSM was 29,800, a significant 12% increase from the 26,700 new infections among MSM in 2008.
Although MSM represent about 4% of the male population in the United States, in 2010, MSM accounted for 78% of new HIV infections among males and 63% of all new infections. MSM accounted for 54% of all people living with HIV infection in 2011, the most recent year these data are available.
In 2010, white MSM continued to account for the largest number of new HIV infections (11,200), by transmission category, followed closely by black MSM (10,600).
The estimated number of new HIV infections was greatest among MSM in the youngest age group. In 2010, the greatest number of new HIV infections (4,800) among MSM occurred in young black/African American MSM aged 13–24. Young black MSM accounted for 45% of new HIV infections among black MSM and 55% of new HIV infections among young MSM overall.
Since the epidemic began, an estimated 311,087 MSM with an AIDS diagnosis have died, including an estimated 5,380 in 2012.
See HIV in the United States: At A Glance, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC
This article was origanally posted on the Facebook page of Gerard M. Nadal and is re-published with permission.