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Just did a stupid thing that I am certainly not proud of:
I was in a porn movie theater where many homosexuals go. Well, I went to a "single cabin" and masturbated. Afterwards I wiped my penis with a toilet tissue paper that was provided in this cabin. I didn't think about it when I used it, but now I worry a bit if this was such a good/safe idea. It was quite dark in this room, but the paper felt dry and unused. But who knows... in such places...
What if the one who used it before left some semen on it...? Would this mean a risk for me?
It is true that HIV does not discriminate by race/gender/sexual orientation. However, this does not change the fact that men who have sex with men have a higher incidence rate of HIV when compared to other groups. So, I can see kinema's concern, albeit his concern is unwarranted given the context.
Not sure how you interpreted that I believe all gays go into porn shops and have unprotected anal sex. Not once did I mention/imply that.
Read my post a little bit closer. I never mentioned the word "gay", nor "homosexual". Men who have sex with men are not just homosexual. There are many men who have sex with men who will classify themselves as heterosexual or bi.
Still, this does not change the fact that men who have sex with men have a higher rate of HIV incidence versus other groups. Also, men who have sex with men make up a majority of the newly diagnosed. These numbers have been steadily rising since the mid-nineties. Why are these numbers rising, especially when most people know that you can acquire HIV through unprotected sex? Teak, do you really believe that unprotected anal sex is the only way a man who has sex with men can expose himself to HIV? I, for one, am not convinced that this is the only risk involved. It is indeed the highest, but not the lone risk of HIV transmission.
Unless they are shooting up by sharing works. They aren't getting it from toilet paper in an adult book store and for your information the gay HIV transmissions has decreased and the Hetosexual population is increasing.
The don't state it directly, although Dr. Hook does consistently state the estimated risk of a one time encounter of giving oral sex to a known infected partner (1/10,000 per encounter), even when people are concerned over french kissing (not sure why, given that french kissing is not considered a risk of transmitting HIV).
Read this on the increase of HIV among men who have sex with men:
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