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Fewer gay and bisexual men are using condoms while taking PrEP, the antiretroviral pill that prevents HIV, according to research published today in the The Lancet medical journal. An increase in condomless sex in PrEP users is predictable as preventing HIV is the key motivator for condom use among gay and bisexual men. This finding is cause for concern as this same proportion of men remain at high risk of HIV acquisition. Condomless anal intercourse with casual partners is the riskiest sexual activity for acquiring HIV due to a combination of biological and social reasons.
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They still have a role to play in protecting the sexual health of gay men—since they can protect against STIs in addition to HIV. In laboratory testing, condoms used perfectly according to directions should be Since we are human and tend to not have laboratory-style sex, how well do they actually work in reality to prevent HIV for gay men? First—a quick note about where the data in this article are coming from.