Does HIV still matter to gay men?
Most gay men agree that HIV is no longer a death sentence but a large majority of men still believe that HIV is a big deal and remain very concerned about HIV being transmitted. A small proportion of gay men (around 18%) occasionally have sex without condoms with casual partners.
What do we know about the men who are being diagnosed with HIV? Virtually all HIV infections in gay men are the result of anal sex without condoms. There seems to be three major circumstances where unprotected anal sex is leading to HIV infections:
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