Suffering from sleeplessness or restlessness? What do you do to try and get back to sleep?
Last week I noticed someone posted the following on Facebook. I took it as another snide self important gay dude thinking he was a “know-it-all” bully that had to make fun of someone.
Posts like this are really beginning to push me over the edge. I’m losing my patience with the voracity in which people are so eager to be the one to make a smart or witty comment they end up looking like a complete twat themselves.
A few months ago, I had shingles. Exposure, I am sure, to more people that have not been vaccinated properly.
What is interesting, is that I responded immediately to the medication I was given.
The boost in immune response was attributed the high levels of anti viral and other medications in my system.
Now, before you say, “ya but..”
Yes, dudes have been foregoing condom usage, as they feel “protected”. Another conversation for another day.
In this case, let’s not all jump to conclusions, in order to be sure we don’t look an ass ourselves.
Maybe? Just maybe…there is some truth to the “overheard quip”.
I think though, that if this direction of research and treatment does show promise or even the resolution to this viral outbreak, we really need to sit down and watch what happens.
Will it sink in. That once again a faggot saves the day.
Earlier today Squirt.org told their members that new changes are coming to meet the approach of MSM (men who have sex with men) towards safer sex.
Men are having different discussions in 2019. We started having different conversations a while ago. I remember first learning about Squirt.org when I was a “wee-gay” and one thing that for sure has not changed has been the Safer Sex practice descriptions.
Don’t forget the hot hook-ups…those are still happening..Totally not the person writing this article 😉
Up until this change, to the best of my knowledge, the options available to you were;
- Rather Not Say
Which, from my experiences, NEVER 100% truly explained what an individuals practices were and I bet so many men didn’t hook up because of wrong perceptions.
Now the options and their intended meaning are;
- Condoms – You are using condoms
- PrEP – You are using PrEP
- PrEP and Condoms – You are using PrEP and condoms
- TasP – Treatment as Prevention, HIV+ under treatment and Undetectable
- TasP and Condoms – You are using Treatment as Prevention, HIV+ under treatment and Undetectable and condoms
- Let’s Talk – You prefer to talk to your partner
- Rather Not Say
Where Does This Lead?
This raises so many questions in my mind about where this leads us.
Will this open more doors of communication? Will MSM start having discussions with each other or find ways to better educate themselves?
Is this a step in the right direction in finding partners that align with your “groove” or is it a way to perpetuate stigma?