Monday, January 19, 2009

Is all barebacking risky?

Eric Leven of Knucklecrack (one of our fav blogs) thinks so - and makes his point in this beautiful video below (thanks for sharing, Eric).

But, really, is ALL barebacking risky?

And what is RISKY, anyway?

Isn't the issue of risk - ANY kind of risk - and "safety", much more complicated an issue, one where definitive answers fail to miss everything in the "gray" area?


Why are we... from Eric Leven on Vimeo.

What about two poz guys who bareback?

What about two neg guys who bareback?

What about two guys who don't know each other's status and bareback?

Is risk all about HIV prevention?

Can we remove risk from our daily lives? And who would want to, if it was possible?


  1. I love peanut butter and tomatoes. Don't I take a risk by shopping for these items currently? All life is risk.

    I eventually would love to have a poz lover (I'm poz) that I could bareback with. Yes, even there is a risk, but having a lover at all is a risk. But this is the only life I have, and I don't want to spend it wrapped in plastic.

  2. Such a hot video! The question at the end "after all we've been through, why are we still barebacking?" (or words to that effect) seems out of place, as though the video before it didn't already answer that question.

    We don't drive because we have a death wish involving 2,000 pounds of American engineering, neither is 'barebacking' (or serosorting, or whatever you want to call it) all about risk. It's about hot. So let's figure out how to deal with that.

  3. it is about men nature, we men who have sex with men can have discipline, but not forever. i did it not so many times, and now i am poz. i had information, friends poz, knew people who dies. i think that could not stop me of doing it. i think i was really lonely at that time

  4. i have never used a condom and now im a 20 y/o with hiv thanks to the wonderful kansas city party scene its all lies and deseption


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