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5 Quick & Dirty Answers on Sex, Dating Apps, and HIV

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4. He says he's HIV-positive on his profile and wants to bareback. I'm poz too and generally OK with that. But is it safe?

When it comes to sex, it's essential to remember that nothing is perfectly safe. In regards to HIV, as long as you are both on your meds it is generally safe to bareback. However, in the realm of casual hook-ups, a condom can protect against other STI infections that you would probably like to avoid. In a dating scenario, it might be a good idea for you to both get tested before throwing those condoms away. Naturally, the decision is yours to make, just make that decision as informed as possible.


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