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“I’m never having sex with anybody ever again”: what helps PLHIV get over these feelings

nam/aidsmap, 27 January 2020 For people living with HIV, sexual adjustment after diagnosis is affected by fears of transmitting the virus and of possible rejection by sexual partners, new qualitative research shows. Healthy sexual adjustment over time is facilitated by partner acceptance; peer, community and professional support; and up-to-date knowledge of HIV transmission, including U=U...

London data shows that hepatitis C is passed on during [sexual activity]

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aidsmap/nam, 10 April 2017 Around one in five HIV-positive gay men who recently acquired hepatitis C report anal sex without a condom as the only behaviour that could explain their infection. At the same time, a third of people acquiring hepatitis C were gay men who did not have HIV, clinicians from the Mortimer Market Centre in London told the British HIV Association conference in Liverpool last...

Long term decline in consistent condom use among Australian gay men

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nam/adismap, 15 November 2016 Data from the last ten years of the Australian Gay Community Periodic Surveys shows a steady decline in consistent condom use, with more gay men attempting to minimise their risk by serosorting or by having an undetectable viral load. While HIV-positive men appear to be increasingly confident in their low risk of HIV transmission, it is not clear that HIV-negative...

Final Seronconversion Report findings released

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AFAO, April 2016 Results from the 2007-2015 Seroconversion Study Report were presented at the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) National Gay Men’s HIV Health Promotion Conference in Manly, on Wednesday 20 April Data from the latest and final report indicates that gay and bisexual men change their behaviour substantially following an HIV diagnosis, generally in ways that greatly...

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