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HIV/AIDS

19 July 2010

Gay Couples Vulnerable to HIV When Monogamy Is Unsure

Survey finds that for 8 percent of couples, one partner believes bond is monogamous, but other does not

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However, the finding that a sizeable minority of partnered gay men are confused as to whether their bond is monogamous or not is a new finding, she said. "If one is having sex with someone outside the relationship, and the other doesn't know it, it could be an opportunity for risk [of HIV infection] for both partners," said Hoff, director of San Francisco State University's Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality.

 

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