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HIV Negative Gay Sex

Is there any chance of getting HIV from someone that doesn't have it?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
No. When you're having sex or sharing needles with someone, if they don't have the virus, no matter what you do with them, you will not be at risk of infection. This is true whether the person is male or female, Straight or Gay. It is... 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 »

Gay sex with an HIV+ Man

Recently I engaged in sex with a man that I knew to be HIV+. We both had unprotected oral sex, and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk Associated With Gay Bathhouses and Sex Clubs: Findings From Two Seattle Surveys of Factors Related to HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections

In the current research, the authors studied the HIV risk behaviors of patrons of the three commercial sex establishments for men in Seattle. They conducted cross-sectional, observational surveys in 2004 and 2006 by use of time-venue cluster... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Funds Should Not Be Used for Rapid HIV Testing in Gay Bathhouses, Sex Clubs, Opinion Piece Says

Although the 20-minute, rapid HIV test OraQuick "has valuable applications," the fact that federally funded tests can be administered in gay bathhouses and sex clubs "mean[s] we have sued for peace with the behavior that spreads a lethal virus,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gay Sex Feeds HIV Rise in Hispanic Men

October 15 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of the disproportionate impact of HIV on the US Hispanic/Latino population. The estimated lifetime risk of being diagnosed with HIV among Hispanic/Latinos is one in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing, Gay Community Involvement and Internet Use: Social and Behavioral Correlates of HIV Testing Among Australian Men Who Have Sex With Men

Among MSM in Australia, "a significant minority" have never undergone HIV testing, while many others do not test as often as recommended. The researchers used data from 1,770 HIV-negative and untested MSM collected in a national online survey to... Read more »
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My first gay sex..and was unprotected..

Posted by Nathan93, 1 Reply
I'm an 18 year old guy .So I had sex for the first time in my life about 2-3 nights ago. I was the bottom. The guy has had multiple sex partners in the past but was tested for HIV last month and was fine. But this month he said before sleeping with... Read more »

Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men Find gay with hiv at PozGays.com

Posted by Chloe1023
Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »

gay safer sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys, I am into a +/- relationship for a couple of months now, and while I generally feel comfortable with my partner's HIV status (he is the poz) every now and then I still get sick worried. I was thinking we should share experience on safer sex... Read more »

New gay boyfriend is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Just started started seeing a guy who told me he was HIV+ before our relationship went any further. Him being positive is not an issue for me. I just need some advice on what I can expect in the future and what the problems with sex can be???? Read more »