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bareback

mod. [copulating] without a condom. I couldn’t find a raincoat, and she wouldn’t let me do it bareback.
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Etymologically, the term barebacking comes from the world of horse riding, specifically the rodeo circuit, where it means to ride without a saddle.
3) In short, barebacking is a sexual identity that communicates uniquely significant sexual, personal, and political ideas.
Some authors state that barebacking is more likely to occur in certain specific settings, gay bathhouses being targeted most often.
This book is an excellent resource for researchers interested in a comprehensive introduction and depth of detail regarding the phenomenon of barebacking and for clinicians working with men who are engaging in barebacking.
One dynamic that contributes to barebacking among some younger gay men is related to whether a gay man was sexually active during the height of the AIDS epidemic.
Michael Shernoff, LCSW, a psychotherapist in private practice in Man hattan and adjunct faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work, is the author of the forthcoming Sex Without Condoms: Unprotected Sex, Gay Men and Barebacking.
This alternative, sometimes-perverse morality, I believe, underlies the current barebacking trend.
Bay area psychologist Steve Morin has observed that definitions and perceptions of barebacking have evolved as the practice has grown: "Whereas the term originally was used to describe engaging in premeditated, consciously chosen unprotected anal sex, it has now been incorporated into colloquial discussions to describe the unintentional, unprotected 'slip-ups' that occur.
These unprotected behaviors, and the recent emergence of the phenomenon of barebacking, or intentional unprotected anal sexual acts (Halkitis & Parsons, 2003; Halkitis, Parsons, & Wilton, 2003; Mansergh et al.
As a clinical social worker at an AIDS clinic, I observe daily that the consequences of such behavior come with a price tag we all pay, which is why barebacking is not simply a personal issue but a public-health problem as well.
Barebacking is certainly nothing new, and it's certainly not limited to men of color.
While barebacking between men scares me, Shernoff sheds some very cogent light on the issues surrounding sexuality and sexual practice.
Many people believe that barebacking is confined to young gay men who didn't witness the worst of the epidemic.
Some might say Cohen's method is unorthodox, even inappropriate, but he has enjoyed some success: He encouraged participants in a weekly sex party to end their barebacking practices and instead use condoms, and 40 of the 47 people in a crystal methamphetamine counseling program came from his group's online outreach.