Category Archives: heterosexuality

  1. Heterosexual anal sex reported by women receiving HIV prevention services in Los Angeles County

    Womens Health Issues. 2010 Nov-Dec;20(6):414-9. Heterosexual anal sex reported by women receiving HIV prevention services in Los Angeles County. Reynolds GL, Fisher DG, Napper LE, Fremming BW, Jansen MA. California State University, Long Beach, Center for Behavioral Research and Services, Long Beach, California 90813, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: This study examined reported heterosexual receptive anal intercourse (HRAI) Read More >>

    anal sex, heterosexuality, injection drug use, Los Angeles, sexual behavior, women, Women's Health
  2. Age-Specific Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Anal Human Papillomavirus (HPV) among Men Who Have Sex with Women and Men Who Have Sex with Men

    via The Journal of Infectious Diseases Background An increasing incidence of anal cancer among men suggests a need to better understand anal canal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among human immunodeficiency virus–negative men. Methods Genotyping for HPV was conducted on cells from the anal canal among men who have sex with women (MSW) and men who have sex Read More >>

    anal health, gay men, heterosexuality, HPV, men, MSM, women
  3. External Genital Human Papillomavirus Prevalence and Associated Factors Among Heterosexual Men on 5 Continents

    via The Journal of Infectious Diseases Background We examined the baseline prevalence of penile, scrotal, and perineal/perianal human papillomavirus (HPV) in heterosexual men (HM). We also evaluated baseline characteristics of HM to assess factors associated with prevalent HPV detection. Methods We tested serum samples from 3463 HM aged 16–24 years with 1–5 lifetime female sexual partners for Read More >>

    heterosexuality, HPV, men
  4. Prevalence and Correlates of Heterosexual Anal Intercourse Among Clients Attending Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in Los Angeles County

    via Sexually Transmitted Diseases June 2010 – Volume 37 – Issue 6 – pp 369-376 doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181cbf77d  Javanbakht, Marjan PhD; Guerry, Sarah MD; Gorbach, Pamina M. DrPH; Stirland, Ali MBChB; Chien, Michael PhD(c); Anton, Peter MD; Kerndt, Peter R. MD Objective: To identify demographic and behavioral correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse (AI), as well as associations with sexually Read More >>

    anal sex, heterosexuality
  5. Safer Anal Sex for Women – Targeting HIV Prevention Messages for Women Who Engage in Anal Sex

    via, by Mark Cichocki, R.N. As we look at the data; as we examine the trends; it’s clear to me that many people are falling short of what’s needed to address the problem of unprotected anal sex among straight and gay women. Since the onset of the HIV epidemic researchers from the Centers for Disease Control Read More >>

    anal sex, heterosexuality, HIV transmission, women
  6. Anal HPV in hetero men common

    via Contrary to what’s traditionally been believed, anal infection with the virus that causes genital warts is common in heterosexual men, a new study confirms. Until recent years, there had been little interest in studying the prevalence of anal infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) in men who have sex exclusively, or primarily, with women — Read More >>

    anal health, heterosexuality, HPV, men
  7. Gen Y women facing pressure to have sex

    via Sydney Morning Herald, by Mary-Anne Toy Excerpt: Melbourne psychologist and sex therapist Sarah Calleja says the bombardment of sexual imagery and concepts through music videos and other media was giving young girls the message that anal sex is common and oral sex is no longer even first base and was encouraging boys to be aggressive sexually. Read More >>

    anal sex, Australia, heterosexuality, sexual behavior
  8. Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

    Source Hensel DJ, Fortenberry JD, Orr DP. Factors associated with event level analsex and condom use during anal sex among adolescent women. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Mar;46(3):232-7. Epub 2009 Aug 28. In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use Read More >>

    anal sex, heterosexuality, women
  9. Chicago Female Condom Campaign Wants You to “Put A Ring On It!”

    Health organizations launch citywide campaign to mark National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and increase awareness, availability of female condoms Both women and men engage in anal sex and the female condom is a great prevention tool to keep both partners safe and satisfied.   CHICAGO, IL (3/8/10) – An ubiquitous nugget of pop culture advice Read More >>

    anal sex, condoms, female condom, gay men, heterosexuality, HIV transmission, prevention campaign
  10. HIV prevention for UK Africans should prioritise work with men

    by Roger Pebody, via Aidsmap Men were less likely than womento have tested for HIV,to have diagnosed HIV and to know where to test for HIV.  Men, not women, should be prioritised by health promoters working with African communities in England, researchers reported earlier this month. The findings from the latest BASS Line survey suggest that men Read More >>

    Africa, heterosexuality, HIV/AIDS policy, homosexuality, men, MSM