Just like all other men, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men need to know how to protect their health throughout their life. For all men, heart disease and cancer are the leading causes of death. However, compared to other men, gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men are additionally affected by:. Some of them are:. These reasons and others may prevent you from seeking testing, prevention and treatment services, and support from friends and family.
Sex Q&A: Does Bottoming Have To Hurt?
21 Things to Know Before Losing Your Gay Virginity
Do you like getting jackhammered till your hole is raw? We heard you loud and clear: Our community survey got hot and heavy last month with a variety of responses to our questions about pain and anal sex. First, a few words about the survey. We shared this question anonymous survey with our social media followers, on our website and in our newsletters—to reach a convenience sample of people connected to San Francisco AIDS Foundation. The people who took the survey likely felt they had something to say about pain and sex. A total of people took the survey.
For Your Health: Recommendations for A Healthier You
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.