On Thursday, it emerged that the bishop said during a recent speech that homosexuality was transmitted to unborn children when the woman enjoys anal sex
during her pregnancy.
Using drugs during sex boosted the odds of condom-free anal sex
with a detectable viral load, * hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, and bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in gay or bisexual men with HIV in England and Wales.1 Three in 10 men surveyed used drugs when having sex and 1 in 10 injected drugs when having sex.
HIV testing rates were low among women whose sexual behaviors increased their risk of HIV infection, and they were especially low among women who reported having anal sex
, according to a report published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
In addition to asking about participation in vaginal, oral, and anal sex
The men said they were subjected to forced anal examination by police and staff at a public hospital in Mombasa on orders of a Kwale court to determine if they had engaged in anal sex
and were homosexual.
Researchers conducted more than 45,000 interviews of young adults between 2010 and 2012 and found that one-in-four men and one-in-five women report having vaginal, oral and anal sex
over the past year.
But there's a growing number of physicians arguing Pap tests should be part of routine screenings for anyone who has anal sex
. As with HIV, the receptive partners are at the greatest risk, but anal cancer is a rising cause of illness and death among all men who have sex with men, especially those who are HIV-positive.
Studies suggest that urethral infection is largely acquired from unprotected anal sex
, with perhaps one third of cases acquired by receiving oral sex (online Technical Appendix Table).
reported the association between age at first anal sex
with a man or vaginal sex with a woman and HIV infection among 533 MSM attending a sexual health clinic in Shenzhen.
Four strategies were assessed, both singly and combined with the others: circumcision; insertive anal sex
only, i.e., no receptive anal sex
; consistent (100% adherence) condom use; and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
Several factors were strongly and independently linked with both unprotected anal sex
and unprotected anal sex
with an HIV-negative partner, including problematic substance use, unemployment, previous incarceration, and nonblack race.
However, significant disparity was seen in subjects who were African American (56.8%; P = .03) and those living in the Miami area (65.1%; P less than .01); subjects who had at least two condomless anal sex
partners (88.6%; P = .01) and those with stable housing (86.8%; P = .02) were more likely to have high protective levels.