Posted by pozlife on June 24, 2006
by Josh Sparber
Looking at HIV through a crystal ball
Is Ahlberg’s take balanced? Perry Halkitis, PhD, a prevention specialist at New York University, says a film about white gay meth users is no longer relevant. “My data show black men and Latinos use as much or more than white men,” he says. Indeed, recent studies show men of color constitute 45% of users. Stephan Schell, who is interviewed in the film, counters that its message is universal. “Almost everybody I’ve known in 15 years of using has tested positive,” he says. “HIV and crystal meth just go hand in hand.” Cut.
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