World's First Gay Men with Erectile Dysfunction Support Program Developed by Malecare Cancer Support

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Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects millions of gay and bisexual men in the United States. Yet it is one of the least discussed and least treated conditions among gay men. is a national support group to help gay men with peer to peer information about impotence.

Malecare Gay Men's Health Support

Malecare Gay Men's Health Support

"Gay men deal with impotence differently than straight men. The support group is a lifesaver for me.

A new support group program for gay and bisexual men presenting with erectile dysfunction and impotence has been developed by the national nonprofit gay men's health organization, Malecare. includes in-person and on-line support groups, on-line lecture series and teleconferences and will also promote research into the unique issues gay men with erectile dysfunction face.

" responds to a problem facing gay men throughout the world," said Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW, the social worker who is Malecare's Executive Director.

"GayED provides peer to peer support and great advice and information on treatments and techniques for having love filled and intimate relationships between men who enjoy sex with other men. It doesn't matter if your impotence is caused by prostate cancer treatment or emotional will be there to help you" Mr. Mitteldorf reported.

Malecare facilitated the first gay men with erectile dysfunction support groups as an outgrowth of it's work in prostate cancer, in 2002 and started to develop them into a comprehensive national program starting in 2011. The online support group at launched Monday, July 9, 2012. The groups are supervised by Malecare's volunteer social workers and psychologists.

"Gay men deal with impotence differently than straight men. The support group is a lifesaver for me," said Fred S., a 59 year old out gay man who is suffering impotence from diabetes.

About Malecare Gay Men's Health Support
Founded in 1998, Malecare is America's first and still only gay focused men's health support and advocacy national nonprofit organization. Focused mainly on cancer survivorship, Malecare is known as the founding organization for gay men with prostate cancer support groups and is a leader in promoting research in LGBT cancer survivorship. More information can be found at

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