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Gay Bareback Hiv Bug

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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 »
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 »
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 »
Ask the Experts

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 protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »

Barebacking in Gay men and in positive couples

What are the risks involved in barebacking with another HIV+ buddy? We have both been positive and healthy for a few years (him 5, me 3). Barebacking got me into this position, but bareback is just so much more enjoyable. If there are further...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.The issue of Barebacking in the Gay community is highly controversial. Barebacking among couples where both partners are positive can indeed pose a further health risk, especially as it relates to the risks of other... Read more »

i'm positive gay i had bareback and worried

Hi doc, I was diagnosed positive in Jan 2008, with CD4 210, doctors have advised me to go for medication. I'm gay and I had numerous sexual relations with other gays, most of the time I had bareback sex with cum shoot inside anal. Realizing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your sex partner who "wanted to feel the skin" is placing himself in grave danger of contracting many STDs, including HIV. "Withdrawal" (ejaculating outside the anal canal) does decrease the risk of HIV transmission... Read more »

My Boyfriend is a Bug Chaser (BUG CHASERS AND GIFT GIVERS)

I started dating someone several months ago, and into our relationship I found out through computer usage surveillence that he proactively wants to contract HIV. He and I are both HIV-negative, and we tested and obtained results together. However,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The concept of "gift givers" and "bug chasers" appears to be much more hype than reality. As you point out, your boyfriend has a "fantasy" and basically engages in online chat about "pozzing parties."... 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 »

Chasing the infamous Bug

Posted by Queen, 4 Replies
Okay guys now that I have your attention, let me start by asking that you be fair to the topic. I am not trying to inspire an emotional attack from either side.

However, I decided to wait until after all the fallout happened from the rolling stone... 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 »

bug catcher and gift givers

Posted by smileforme, 5 Replies
Just wondering...recently saw on Joe Walsh's talk show...the issue of bug catcher's(people who actively seek hiv+ people to infect them) and bug catchers (people who are hiv+ and willingly infect bug catchers). I was shocked. Any opinions. This... Read more »