Sex may be something that nearly everyone does, but the way each person prepares for it is not necessarily the same. When it comes to anal sex particularly, the type of preparation can be even more specific and can vary by the role of the person participating. Some people use cleansers, supplements, or nothing at all. Whether a top, bottom, or vers, or whether male or female, the difference in pre-sex ritual or lack of one can be quite distinct — and can have health implications.
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New research by Bespoke Surgical interviewed gay men of different ages about their sex lives. The researchers also asked an equal number of straight women about their relationship with anal sex. Apologies to iOS and Safari users, but you may be unable to comment due to an ongoing issue with Facebook. All Rights Reserved.
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Men felt they might be willing to experience more inconvenience or greater discomfort if a particular method offered them greater protection against HIV than another. These findings, based on in-depth, qualitative interviews, come from a doctoral thesis by Will Nutland at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. This is the first study to compare the acceptability of different HIV prevention technologies in gay men in the UK. Twenty gay men living in London took part in interviews. Ages ranged from 21 to 45; the majority were white and university-educated.