62.2% of MSM say barebacking “hotter” than protected sex says recent report.

Community Healthcare Network published a report, Zero Feet Away: Perspective on HIV/AIDS and Unprotected Sex in Men Who Have Sex with Men Utilizing Location-based Mobile Apps, which “found a large sample of gay and bisexual men who are undeniably knowledgeable about HIV/AIDS, possess skills to talk about it, and yet in many cases participate in risk-taking activities.” Although the vast majority of the men surveyed are from the United States of America, it may be a piece of research that should be replicated by charities working in the area in Northern Ireland. The survey on which the report was based has … Continue reading 62.2% of MSM say barebacking “hotter” than protected sex says recent report.

Is the PSNI involved in a gay witch-hunt alongside colleagues in Manchester and Northumbria?

Imagine that you have been convicted of having sex with your partner. Not of rape, just of having normal, loving sexual intercourse. That couldn’t happen in today’s UK could it? And you would be correct that it would be difficult for a charge on that basis to be made against you. But, up until 2003 it was possible, for it was only then that the former offence of ‘gross indecency’ was repealed. Now under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 it will be possible for men (in England and Wales) convicted of or cautioned for that offence, to have it … Continue reading Is the PSNI involved in a gay witch-hunt alongside colleagues in Manchester and Northumbria?