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Hold Your Horses! Can Barebacking Be Safer Sex?

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destroyallcondoms

Sex with condoms is so unsatisfying I’d rather stay home and masturbate. I’d prefer sex with a human, but not at the cost of getting infected. Abstain before marriage! Gay marriage is legal on a federal level now. You have no excuse. Condoms aren’t worth it! That’s what marriage and premarital abstinence are for! If it weren’t for the sick shallow people promoting hypersexuality as a status symbol we wouldn’t be in this mess.

April 16, 2020

David

Curious as to why the Swiss Study and the Partner study aren't incorporared into this discussion. Pretty sound data discussing the 'zero' cases of transmission without condoms within couples.

October 2, 2014

Robert

Hmm, my wife and I have condomless sex... What's the problem here ??

September 6, 2013 Palmdale

Bentley Ball

For my part, I would far rather my unnatural acts as natural as possible, but I fret about things like super-infection by treatment resistant strains and that "undetectable" might not equal "untransmissable". One of the good things about the eighties was that we didn't have those silly disclosure laws that imagine criminalization a new form of latex. Today, we need the freedom to talk about the sex we have, not just that we're instructed to have. Otherwise, we're only voicing our PC fantasies.

September 5, 2013 Toronto

Richard Wilson

I'm at the point in my disease where I absolutely don't care about kids infecting themselves as long as I get my medication first. Screw 'em. I know other people are thinking the same thing -- don't be afraid to stand up to this horrifying propaganda.

September 5, 2013 Chicago

Jeton Ademaj

BOB, Condomless sex is the REALEST sex, period. no other std is as bad as HIV, n suppressed HIV in blood leads to suppressed HIV in semen within 6 months for most n within 3 years for all. the Media and Healthcare industries are catching onto the fact that NO ONE CARES ABOUT A "COMMANDMENT" TO USE RUBBER...not from you, or M. Weinstein, or Simon Watney, or ANYONE else. Most want to avoid disease BUT have a FULL sex life. Truth always wins out, no matter the motive of those who try to obscure it.

August 26, 2013 Harlem, NYC

bobcrem

Why would anyone consider condomless sex? You want to measure risk? What about risk of Hep C, syphilis, gonorrhea, and parasites? ... And "non-detectable" means non-detectable in your bloodstream. Who says there is a "non-detectable" amount of virus in your semen. This is an idiotic conversation and I don't understand why is there even a discussion about this. How self-centered and foolish can you possibly be? ... USE CONDOMS. Period.

August 25, 2013

Jeton Ademaj

YES, barebacking can be safer sex. often MUCH safer. sometimes the safEST of all, save for outright abstinence. the voices of the sexually neurotic (Jones, Adnum, Weinstein, etc)can no longer block the recognition of these facts in the medical and activist communities...and they NEVER could block this knowledge from the sexually active community. HIV+ people should be able to accurately and reliably ADVERTISE their virological control 2 partners...especially if they wish to BAREBACK MORE SAFELY.

August 19, 2013 Harlem, NYC

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