Gay couples are often ignored in HIV prevention effortsdespite their sexual behaviors, which can lead to seroconversions, according toa study published in the journal AIDS Careand reported by the Bay Area Reporter. The researchers suggest that understanding what motivates gay couplesto make “sexual agreements” (rules about sex with outside partners) may assistHIV prevention efforts. The findings are part of a larger five-year study following566 gay couples that is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and islooking at HIV prevention.

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