The phenomenon of barebacking
has been examined from the perspective of sociology (9-12), psychology (13-17), and public health (16-23), among other sciences.
Tim Dean observes that "Queer theorists of spectrality embrace asynchronous temporalities because they regard being haunted as an opportunity to produce a different future, one that the past did not generate but still might" ("Barebacking
The rate of condom use declines year after year while cases of unprotected sex multiply and are, for some, becoming a conscious choice, especially when it comes to the practice of barebacking
. These new infections raise questions about attitudes toward risk, risk taking and the violation of prevention messaging.
This conclusion, however, may be difficult to reach if the value of barebacking
as speech and the alternative means of expression are only evaluated through a traditional heteronormative lens.
The phenomenon called 'barebacking
' is used as a term descriptive of a specific sexual practice, and is a fairly recent terminology born out of the gay community in America, and appearing officially in the media via a Newsweek article in 1997.
among gay and bisexual men in New York City: Explanations for the emergence of intentional unsafe behavior.
Mais precisamente, com base em uma leitura socioconstrucionista sobre o risco (Lupton, Tulloch, 2002; Spink, 2001; Lupton, 1999), buscou-se compreender a forma como usuarios da internet, no contexto brasileiro, dao sentido ao fenomeno do barebacking
, geralmente definido como o engajamento no sexo anal desprotegido, entre homens, de forma intencional (Suarez, Miller, 2001).
Transgressive Masculinities in Barebacking
In addition, there is no evidence regarding why some men engage in barebacking
while others refrain or what differences exist in defining barebacking
as a practice versus barebacking
as an identity (Halkitis, Wilton, & Drescher, 2005; Wolitski, 2005).
: Psychosocial and Public Health Approaches.
Also known as "barebacking
," the practice is occurring among most sectors of gay-identified men, and it has been studied specifically among white, black, and Latino men in New York City (Halkitis, Parsons, & Wilton, 2003); San Francisco and New York City (Parsons, Halkitis, Wolitsky, Gomez, & Seropositive Urban Men's Study Team, 2003); Detroit and Milwaukee (Seal et al., 2000); and Baltimore, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, and Seattle (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2002a).
What is it about crystal that draws men to take it, and precisely what is the connection between crystal and unprotected anal sex, or "barebacking