Homosexuality is romantic or sexual attraction or behavior between members of the same sex or gender. It is when a person, whether male or female is attracted to a person of the same sex. Homosexuals are commonly termed as lesbian for females and gay for males; however, gay is now generally used to refer to both males and females, e. Homosexuality, along with bisexuality and heterosexuality, are the three main categories of sexual orientation; asexuality is also included sometimes. Many gay and lesbian people are in committed same-sex relationships. Throughout recorded history, homosexual relationships and acts have been admired, as well as condemned.
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men a are the population most affected by HIV in the United States. Source: CDC. HIV Surveillance Report ; From to , HIV diagnoses remained stable among gay and bisexual men overall in 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Gay and bisexual men are part of a very diverse community. They have both shared and unique experiences and situations that affect their physical and mental health needs as well as their ability to get high quality health services. This website provides an overview of the different health and other issues faced by gay and bisexual men. CDC has many varied activities and programs to address the health and well-being of gay and bisexual men.
You may know Cumming as Eli Gold on The Good Wife or the actor playing TV's first gay leading character on Instinct, but he's also one of bisexuality's biggest advocates. Romantically, he had an eight-year marriage to actress Hilary Lyon and a two-year relationship with actress Saffron Burrows. Now he's married to graphic artist Grant Shaffer.