TITLE

How gay porn undermines safe sex campaigns

AUTHOR(S)
Hurley, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/28/2009, Vol. 338 Issue 7697, p775
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the practice of not using condoms in gay pornographic videos. He questions the ethics of using a condom free symbol as a marketing tool to promote the sale of gay sex videos. He stresses that such practices undermines the critical importance of safe sex campaigns. Doctors are advised to remind young gay male patients to use condoms, ask new partners about HIV status, and to demand universal antigen or genomic testing rather than antibody HIV testing.
ACCESSION #
40411452

 

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