Skip to comments.Millennials arenít wearing condoms anymore [because of HPV vaccine and anti-HIV meds]
Posted on 11/03/2016 8:59:39 PM PDT by grundle
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a recent spike in STIs such as chlamydia (up nearly 6 percent since 2014), gonorrhea (up nearly 13 percent) and syphilis (up 19 percent) among young people.
A 2015 CDC study found that condom use among sexually active high schoolers dropped from 63 percent in 2003 to 57 percent in 2015. A study that same year by Skyn condoms found that 48 percent of millennials use condoms never or rarely.
Gay men such as Ben, a 29-year-old designer based in Hells Kitchen, say the rise of PrEP a pill that helps prevent HIV infection coupled with the fact that young gay men didnt live through the AIDS epidemic of the 80s, has made his peers more nonchalant about STIs and less inclined to use condoms.
Similarly, women sometimes believe that because theyve received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, they too are less at risk.
Theres a kind of [mindset] that PrEP protects you from HIV, and other [STIs] are curable, says Ben, who didnt want to use his last name for professional reasons. I feel like a lot of gays here dont use condoms . . . even though thats not my thing.
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Darwin still rules.
Need more condom edumacation in gubmint skools.
Particularly because these young people seem to be more promiscuous 10 people of an older age.
Nothing Darwinistic about it. Consequences of sin.
A 29 year old designer named Ben, who is gay, didn’t want his last name used for professional reasons???
A designer dude in New York city is afraid somebody will find out he’s gay and discriminate against him??? Really????
Will Hillary bring this up in her next 15 minute rally?
I’ll bet the numbers on homosexually-related infections and diseases is FAR worse than reported.
Oh, yes, this stuff.
One of Darwin’s selective forces it STUPIDITY. If not for modern meds Darwin would have taken out these kind of folks out of the gene pool some time ago.
Consequences of sin. Darwin had no concept of aught beyond the material universe. His musings omit free will on the part of humanity.
All that promiscuity created the perfect environment to vector microbes and viruses, and I’ve got news for them. It still does. Keep it up, it’s just a matter of time before some new, evil thing pops out of that nasty petri dish. Genital or oral MRSA couldn’t be much fun, I wouldn’t imagine.
There are a lot of things I just don’t care about. This is one.
She has her own dripping Wiener problem.
To be blunt, I believe that these fools are just setting themselves up for removal if they keep this up. AIDS kills either way and HIV can last for only so long. I am certain that these kids have all sorts of diseases incubating in their nervous systems and it’s just a matter of time until the disease flares up. Meanwhile, they’ll pass it to their future spouses and kids in the womb.
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