Gay boys with condoms

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Young men who have sex with men have the highest rates of new HIV infections in the U. As a formative step for the development of a text messaging HIV prevention intervention, this mixed methods study aimed to understand how adolescent gay and bisexual males AGBM make decisions about condom use and factors that may differ based on age, sexual experience, and rural versus urban residency. Qualitative analyses uncovered themes related to relationship influences on condom use e. Mixed methods analyses explored differences between groups in endorsement of themes.

A mixed-methods study of condom use and decision making among adolescent gay and bisexual males

How well do condoms protect gay men from HIV? - San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How can we do this? HIV prevention strategies have evolved over the last few years. If so, you need to test and be sure of your status before you throw a farewell party for your rubbers. Opening things up adds a level of complexity to your relationship. If one of you is poz and the other neg, then testing is still important for both of you. Everyone has a part to play in ending HIV by

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They still have a role to play in protecting the sexual health of gay men—since they can protect against STIs in addition to HIV. In laboratory testing, condoms used perfectly according to directions should be Since we are human and tend to not have laboratory-style sex, how well do they actually work in reality to prevent HIV for gay men? First—a quick note about where the data in this article are coming from. This is pretty good although not perfect protection from HIV—and certainly less robust protection than that offered by PrEP when taken daily.
However that is sometimes the impression given by behavioural surveys. It is derived from an analysis of the responses to two large-scale, cross-sectional community surveys of Australian gay and bisexual men in and A total of 15, completed the surveys.