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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Barebacking

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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 »
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 »
AIDS Survival Project

Interview with the Barebacker

Back in the summer of 2000, San Francisco HIV prevention volunteer Vincent Gaither, AKA Sister MaryMae Himm of the legendary Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, was "outed" as a barebacker by a group of California AIDS dissidents calling themselves ACT... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Barebacking HIV+/HIV- couple

I am in a relationship with a HIV+ man. I am a HIV- man. I have latex allergies and his viral load is none detected. Because of my allergic reaction to latex condoms we have been barebacking each other without cumming inside of each other. I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having unprotected sex with your HIV positive partner without a condom does put you at risk for infection. It is possible to get infected through pre-cum alone, but if you are having unprotected sex with your partner, you probably do decrease your... 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 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 »

Bareback possibility (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Dr. Bob,I want to have bareback sex... we are both negative, & i want to know... if we have bareback sex will we get infected because we bareback???...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Here we go again . . . . Can two HIV-negative people give each other HIV??? I wish someone could explain to me why such a nonsensical question comes up so frequently! Dude, can two people who don't have a million dollars give each other a... Read more »

Barebacking as a bottom (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

recently alot of bareback videos have come on the market which i love watching. i am poz and was always told dont bareback you can change your strain and become resistance to your current meds, "atripla" by the way and undetectable. but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your friends are playing sexual Russian roulette. I'm sure they are happy to share their experiences of playing Brokeback Mountain with HIV-positive cowboys riding their rawhides (so to speak) without any negative consequences. However, do... Read more »
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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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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 »

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 »

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 »