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Can Males Have Bareback Sex If They Are Not Hiv Positive

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Bareback sex with a Positive Partner

I'm a 25 year old man with a 24 year old HIV positive life-partner who is a bottom (receiver). His CD-4 count is very high and his Viral load is undetectable and has been for several months. We have had protected sex for a year now.I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're wondering if anyone is in a similar situation? Yes, of course there are! Many folks are now involved in magnetic coupling, including yours truly. We have an entire chapter in the archives devoted to magnetic couples. Regarding... Read more »

HIV negative tops barebacking HIV positive bottoms.

This is not as much a question as it is a response to all of you men who are asking about the risks... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barebacking Among HIV-Positive Gay Men in London

The investigators designed the current study to learn the extent to which HIV-positive gay men in London intentionally seek unprotected anal intercourse ("barebacking") and this phenomenon's contribution to total sexual risk. In an HIV clinic and on... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Barebacking & HIV Disclosure: What's the Law?

If you are HIV-positive, dating and sex always involve the sticky questions of if, when, and how to disclose your HIV-status. Should you do it before you have sex? During the first date? Only if asked? Only if it becomes "serious"? For each... Read more »
Routledge

Why Do Men Bareback? No Easy Answers

An excerpt from Without Condoms: Unprotected Sex, Gay Men & Barebacking Routledge, 2006, List $31.95 "The terrible thing in this world is that everyone has his reasons." Octave, The Rules of the Game , Jean Renoir, 1939 Toby, a Passive... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Your Mother Liked It Bareback

Whenever a new study of gay men is released showing that we are having bareback sex , the arbiters of sexual conduct among us clutch their pearls and decry this shameful, shocking, murderous behavior. So you can just imagine runaway pearls... Read more »
Connect With Others

No Barebacking!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Barebacking is what caused me to be HIV positive and men need to know this and I have not had a lot of sex!
I caught HIV from one partner! Read more »

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 »

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 »

Barebacking Study in San Francisco

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My name is Jeff. I am a positive guy living in San Francisco. I am currently working on a great study for positive people trying to understand just what the risks are in a positive-positive unprotected sexual encounter. It is a question I have... Read more »