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Can You Get AIDS From Barebacking

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: AHF Goes After Bareback Gay Porn by Treasure Island -- AIDS Group Files Complaints With Cal/OSHA Over Condom-Less Porn

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) plans to file "Notice of Safety or Health Hazards" complaints with California's Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) about the lack of condom use in adult films... 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 »
TheBody.com

Why We Need to Re-Assess Barebacking, Stop the Stigma and Be Honest About the Risk

Bob Leahy As editor of a respected online magazine for people living with HIV , I made a choice, rightly or wrongly (probably the latter), so that in our magazine's first year or two we didn't cover barebacking. We thought it was too... Read more »
Ask the Experts

bareback anal sex with bottom who has hiv but top doesn't

can my lover who is a top get hiv from me and i am a bottom because i called the aids foundation hotline and they told me only if he had a open cut or open sore on his penis or if there was so much blood that it came out on the bed ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,They told you what??? I'm not sure which AIDS foundation hotline you called, but let's hope whoever gave you that inaccurate (and potentially dangerous) advice has been fired for incompetence! The information he/she gave... Read more »

TWO GUYS BAREBACKING

I WANT TO HAVE SEX WITH THIS GUY...AS HE IS CUTE.....HE WANTS TO BAREBACK........IF THE BOTH OF US DON'T HAVE AIDS/HIV- IS THIS CONSIDERED SAFE SEX, DOC. PLEASE REPLY........THANKSCHARLES...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Charles,First off, OK you can tell for sure if this guy is cute or not by looking at him and the rise in his Levis, but how do you know he's HIV negative? Because he says so? Because he had a test last week or last month? Neither argument is... Read more »

undetectable bottom bareback can transmit?

i'm a gay detected hiv+ and have been undetectable 3 yrs. now since i take atripla. i am a bottom my question, is it possible to transmit my disease to HIV- (top) guy if he fuck me bareback?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes it's theoretically possible depending on how vigorous sex is and whether any small rectal lining cuts occur where blood or secretions could be passed to another person. And of course condom use would essentially eliminate the possibility.... Read more »

barebacking

my boyfriend is a top and hiv- and i am a bottom hiv+, he wants to have sex with me without a condom and he wants to know how high of a chance he has getting infected?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your boyfriend tops you without a condom, he will be at risk for infection with HIV.There is a popular conception that the top in anal or vaginal sex is not at risk for HIV infection; this is not true. It is possible to become HIV infected as the... Read more »
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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 »

Is barebacking safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have heard that barbacking is not as high risk as it use to be and that getting hiv is no big deal as they now hav meds that keep it under control. I'm 17 years old and my friends at skool don't even care about hiv so why should I?

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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 »

Why do guys still bareback ???????

Posted by redribbon
Ive been viewing a few shat sites for guys with HIV. I am shocked to see how many of them are seeking bareback sex. While I am no prude I wonder if if they realise the risk of refection with a resistant strain of HIV which could compromise... Read more »