Because we want to be together
"At first we thought about fucking without condoms. But it's so complilcated! We'd both have to be tested for HIV, still use condoms for three months and then test again. We'd have to be completely honest with each other about the test results and about any unsafe sex outside our relationship. What about slip-ups or accidents? Could I tell him if I forgot the condoms or the condom broke one night at the sauna? Would he tell me if he slipped up? A few of our friends are in relationships without condoms and they seem to be happy despite having such a huge responsibility. But we are special to each other already. We don't need to throw away the condoms to prove it. Play safe."
Photo of a room with a bedside table with roses, a photo of two men, and a drawer containing condoms and lubricant.
AIDS Education Collection
CondomsFriendshipGay menHousingHuggingInterpersonal relationsSafe sex in AIDS prevention
Victorian AIDS Council
29.5cm x 21.0cm
University of Rochester, River Campus Libraries, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections & Preservation
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