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This risk reduction strategy was first reported among gay men in Sidney, Australia Kippax et al.
Scragg and Alcorn 2002 and Miller, Lynam, Zimmerman, Logan, and Clayton 2004 find that both extraversion being highly outgoing with the ability to easily engage other people socially or flirtatiously and sensation-seeking are related to the desire for a greater number of sexual partners.
Yet, it has not been my experience from working with and knowing many men who bareback that this is the salient operative dynamic.
But in Great Britain, large studies of gay men's sexual behavior have been conducted.
The men who do know about it seem to have a vague awareness but no specific knowledge.
There are those who revel in experiencing the esthetic and sensual pleasures in giving or receiving semen.