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Barebacking Should I Get Tested

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Barebacking in undetectable/STD free poz-poz relationship (BAREBACKING IN A POZ-POZ RELATIONSHIP, 2011)

Dr Bob, hi from Denmark - thanks for a great forum and your time and efforts in educating us all! Quick question: You generally advice the use of condoms, even in poz-poz relationships, due to the risks of superinfection and contracting other STDs....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This really has become a QTND (question that never dies).Your "but what ifs" include:Both partners on successful antiviral treatment and have undetectable viral loads. OK fine, but how do you know this is the case every time you have... Read more »

Exclusive Barebacking

How dangerous is it to bareback, when both partners are in an exclusive relationship? Both are... Read more »

Bareback and Monogamy

I have been in a relationship for 3 years now and we just recently decided to ditch the condom. We... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

The term barebacking generally refers to gay men engaging in unprotected anal intercourse. Barebacking has both its benefits and its drawbacks: The benefits of barebacking: Barebacking simply feels better, it's more enjoyable and more... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Did Gay Bareback Porn Kill Chad Noel?

Among the many online condolences to the family of Chad Noel ("Jim and Bonnie, so sorry to hear of the loss of your son ...") are glimpses of the boy this young man was, while growing up in the ironic hometown of Laramie, Wyoming (where Matthew... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Does Watching Bareback Porn Increase Your HIV Risk?

A lawsuit has been filed against California's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board challenging the lack of condom use among pornography performers. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) charges that pornography sets that allow barebacking ... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Harm Reduction for Barebacking?

I came to New York City, like many other gay men, looking for a place where I could be myself and escape the repressive, conservative, and homophobic society of my native Chile, where you can't talk about sex, period. What I actually found -- in... Read more »
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Playing the odds while barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am planning a bareback Halloween spectacular and I am a gay male bottom. I read that the odds of contracting HIV from a known positive could be 1 in 25 and as good as 1 in 100 so if I am receiving ejaculate from 5 men then my odds would be 1 in 5... Read more »

Precum and barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just finished reading through Dr. Bob's recent questions and answers. I am a bit confused on his answer to the question titled "barebacking" on March 18 of this year. Although the poster is a gay male, I can relate as a hetero female who has had a... Read more »

Bareback Sex and...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have been involved in bareback sex parties and it great, fun and feels natuaral. Anybody have this experience too?

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Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Super-infection may slow development of AIDS vaccine
Barebacking may lead to re-infection, multiple strains of disease, researchers discover

ATLANTA -- The ability of HIV to develop multiple strains has ignited concerns among some AIDS researchers... Read more »