AIDS.gov: When One Partner is HIV Serosorting is when gay men choose only sex partners who have the same HIV status they do in an attempt to prevent HIV.Serosorting is not a guaranteed strategy to prevent HIV transmission, but a lot of guys use it.Advocate.com: Dating While HIV-positive: Knowing What You’re Worth offers tips and information about dating when one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative.
Craigslist changed how people swapped, shopped, found a partner and, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota, how they contracted HIV.
The study indicates that the site may have contributed to a 15.9 per cent increase in HIV infections across 33 US states.
The author chronicles the good, the bad and the ugly related to his dating life in order to spark a dialogue about HIV and relationships and to reduce stigma.
HIV Equal offers five tips to prevent HIV from interfering with shared chemistry in a budding relationship.
Some sites, such as HIVNet.com, began as community sites in the ’90s and grew into dating sites as more members joined; that kind of start offers a sort of friendly, self-policing (no spam! Plenty of sites specific to other parts of your identity make disclosing your status easy.
It’s not uncommon to see profiles that begin with “I am HIV-positive” and go on to list the poster’s other interests, as they do on the pet-lovers personals site Love Me Love My Pets.com, or JDate.com, which is for Jewish singles.
Here are some articles and websites to help you think about these questions.
Positively Dating is a blog written by a 30-something gay man living in New York City.
‘At the same time, they did not anticipate that users could use the features in an unexpected way with unintended consequences.’ The study suggests that when Craigslist entered the market in 33 US states from 1998 to 2008, HIV cases jumped.
At the national level, the increase associated with Craigslist translated to 6,000 additional HIV cases, costing the US healthcare system million–million to treat, according to the research.
‘I actually think that the creators of Craigslist had no intent of harming society.