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  • Are "Sugar Daddies" to Blame for HIV Transmission in Africa?

    It was long assumed that a major driver of the vastly greater prevalence of HIV infection in Zimbabwe, South Africa and other epicenters of the African HIV epidemic is intergeneratioal sex - sepcifically, young women having sexual realtionships with older "sugar daddies". Contrary to expectations, a recent high-quality, longitudinal study showed that participation in intergenerational sex did not impact the likelihood of contracting HIV infection.

    05 September 2014 | Scientific American
  • What Not to Do If You Are Dating and HIV-Positive

    There is one surefire way of turning every future love scenario into a bloodbath, no matter how much of a match the two of you may be, and that is being HIV-positive and desperate for a date.

    17 July 2014 | Huffington Post
  • SEX APPY - are you addicted to sex apps?

    There are numerous apps designed specifically for gay men. If we’re feeling horny, bored or lonely, there’s a gay social networking app that can help fix that – but over-reliance on these apps can become a real problem.

    28 April 2014 | GMFA FS
  • Judge Gives HIV Dating Website a Break

    Online daters failed to show that SuccessfulMatch.com misled them into believing their HIV and STD statuses would remain private, a federal judge ruled.

    24 April 2014 | Courthouse News Service
  • Why these guys come out as HIV-poz on Grindr

    What happens when guys on Grindr come out as HIV-positive? They get a range of reactions from thirsty fellow cock hounds. Curiosity to anger to paranoia.

    31 March 2014 | Project Q
  • HIV and relationships

    This edition of HIV Australia focuses on HIV and relationships. Contributors discuss research, and present personal and historical accounts about their own and others’ lived experiences. A broad spectrum of relationships are discussed, including sexual and platonic relationships, relationships with friends, family and peers, and relationships involving organisations and community.

    14 March 2014 | HIV Australia
  • Dangerous Combo: Violence in Pregnancy and HIV in South Africa

    An estimated one in four South African women experience intimate partner violence in the 12 months leading up to childbirth. A major risk factor for violence is HIV infection.

    10 March 2014 | Inter Press Service
  • HIV Spreads Readily Between Rural Ugandan Communities

    Non-household transmission of HIV in Rakai, Uganda, is more likely to come from members outside of a community rather than from within.

    10 March 2014 | AIDSMeds
  • Sex, on (T)app, right now. Cum ‘n’ get it.

    20 years ago, every gay Londoner traipsing across Hampstead Heath, or risking the dangers of cottaging would have only dreamed of the easy access sex available now through sites and apps like Grindr, Gaydar and BBRT. Our wildest sexual fantasies only a mouse-click away; scroll down and tap that app, it’ll all be yours. Bring it on.

    16 January 2014 | FS
  • The 10 Biggest Misconceptions About Anal Sex

    Clinical Sexologist and Marriage and Family Therapist Dr. Kat Van Kirk weighed in on what's true about anal, and what's not.

    03 January 2014 | Cosmopolitan
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