Federal health officials are reporting a sharp increase in unprotected sex among gay American men, a development that makes it harder to fight the AIDS epidemic. The same trend has recently been documented among gay men in Canada, Britain, the Netherlands, France and Australia, heightening concerns among public health officials worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of men who told federal health investigators that they had had unprotected anal sex in the last year rose nearly 20 percent from to In the survey, unprotected sex was more than twice as common among men who said they did not know whether they were infected with H. Being tested even once for H. But the most recent survey found that a third of the men interviewed had not been tested in the past year.
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Gay sexual practices are sexual activities involving men who have sex with men MSM , regardless of their sexual orientation or sexual identity. Evidence shows that sex between men is significantly underreported in surveys due to social desirability bias. Various sex positions may be performed during sexual activity between men. Historically, anal sex has been popularly associated with male homosexuality and MSM. Many MSM, however, do not engage in anal sex, and may engage in oral sex , frottage or frot , or mutual masturbation instead.
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Men questioned at a Atlanta gay pride event in -- including HIV-positive men -- were more likely to say they'd recently had anal sex without a condom compared to men who were questioned at the same event in and Although there are signs that the rates of other sexually transmitted infections have increased and the possibility of a drug-resistant strain of the once-deadly virus looms, HIV experts said the condom-less trend may not be as troubling as it appears. And second, pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP, helps men avoid HIV infection by taking a daily pill, he said. The new study, from a team led by Seth Kalichman at the University of Connecticut, analyzed anonymous surveys given to male attendees at an Atlanta gay pride festival in , , and
Since reports of the human immunodeficiency virus HIV began to emerge in the United States in the s, the HIV epidemic has frequently been linked to gay , bisexual , and other men who have sex with men MSM by epidemiologists and medical professionals. The first official report on the virus was published by the Center for Disease Control CDC on June 5, and detailed the cases of five young gay men who were hospitalized with serious infections. It is now well understood that HIV does not only affect the gay community but can also infect anybody, regardless of sex, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.