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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 »

Intentional transmission (BUG CHASERS, GIFT GIVERS)

Dr BobI saw a progam on the BBC that said that some people were deliberately trying to infect... Read more »
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News & Views: On Taking Pills and Corporate Greed; Bug Chasers; Rare Lesbian HIV Transmission; and More

HIV News & Views, March 20, 2014 - TheBody.com March 20, 2014 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, The very first piece in a brand new series is the... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Tracking the Elusive HIV "Bug Chasers"

"I hate any suggestion that AIDS is a gift. A Mercedes is a gift." -- Mark S. King, "A Place Like This" I must admit my belief that bug-chasers are an extremely elusive and exotic form of pervert that aren't as much seen as talked about. For... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Chasing Bugs or the Truth?

Rolling Stone is an odd magazine -- sort of a rock/pop/rap biweekly featuring music news and interviews along with regular investigative reports on subjects as diverse as heroin use and presidential elections. It's always been a publishing hybrid... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Squashing the "Super Bug"

In the United States, recent media attention about a multi-drug resistant HIV (the "super-bug") couldn't come at a worse time -- when HIV prevention efforts are both increasingly censored and under funded. Unfortunately, many public health officials... Read more »
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What do you guys think? Bug chasers

Posted by comix, 5 Replies
I accidently ran into this article while browsing a news site, and I couldn't beleive what I was reading. Its about "Bug chasers", people who intentionally want to infect themselves because they find it erotic.

Its very strange, and if it is true I'm... Read more »

legal aid and bug-chaser

Posted by mandinka, 1 Reply
I am seeking legal aid and advise for my friend who is in jail and headed to prison. He had a fallout with his girlfriend and she accused him of transmitting the hiv virus to her even though she was already hiv positive. She was a known bug-chaser... Read more »

Bug Chaser????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Could anyone shed light on something new to me? In reading things on this site and others, I've learned about something I had never heard of but sounds kind of scary. What exactly is a bug chaser and more, what drives them and why?

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POZ chasers

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hi all

I have read a lot recently of poz, bug hunters chasers who activley seek to get infected with the virus. I know for a fcat here in the UK organised parties are arranged for people to go and get infected. I have heard people refuse to take... Read more »