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Study co-author Dr Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, said: ‘A study like this is an urgent call to action for greater collaboration around education to address the health needs of men who have sex with men.
More than 60 per cent of gay and bisexual men who were diagnosed with HIV in 2013 in Rhode Island claim they contracted the disease from someone they met on a dating app, according to a new study.
The most important rule is to protect yourself in every way, not just physically but emotionally as well.
We are used to think that some details like being HIV positive can make a big difference in dating, but that is not so true.
Out.com: Dating Positively shares one man’s experience dating as an HIV-positive gay man and how he learned to renegotiate his self-worth with confidence after seroconverting.
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.
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.The most practical way to meet others going through the same condition is to meet them on dating sites dedicated solely to such profiles, such as Positive Singles, HIV People Meet and so on.We list our top six choices for the best dating sites for the HIV / AIDS community.I feel cautious opening up a discussion about this preference for condomless sex amongst HIV-positive men because I am not HIV-positive and do not want to contribute to the stigma people living with HIV face, but I talk about this from a place of compassion and eagerness to understand.Dating is a fun business but as in any other subject you must be cautious about many things.