Some social researchers (32,33) frame barebacking
in an oppressive society where some homosexual men, in protest, affirm transgressive behaviors such as bareback.
makes the body inscrutable, according to Dean (2009).
Gay men have organized a sexual identity and subculture around the practice of barebacking
. The suggestion that barebacking
is a subculture distances it not only from heteronormative society but also from gay society.
We can therefore understand barebacking
as an attempt at a complete sharing of being.
Faz-se, entao, necessario considerar, na atualidade, a ' explosao de discursos' (Foucault, 2001) que reconhecem ou poem em evidencia a vontade, possibilidade e o prazer do sexo sem camisinha, muitas vezes tornando o conceito de barebacking
disperso e confuso (6).
Nessa direcao, busco apresentar alguns topicos ou dimensoes analiticas do barebacking
, mais precisamente em torno da dinamica homoerotica e dos signos de masculinidade que marcam os encontros bare.
The rationalization of risk was another factor involved in barebacking
. This category signified that some barebackers rationalize the risk of the activities in which they engage.
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.
, among gay and bisexual men in New York City: Explanations for the emergence of intentional unsafe behavior." Archives of Sexual Behavior, 32 (4), 2003.
Also driving the increase in barebacking
is the peculiarly amoral nature of the dominant gay culture, which springs from a well-articulated ideology that views unfettered sex as the defining feature of gay identity.
E o caso, por exemplo, quando homens que se relacionam afetivo-sexualmente com outros homens passam a caracterizar o barebacking
como qualquer sexo anal desprotegido, independentemente do tipo de parceria (se fixo ou ocasional) ou, mesmo, da intencionalidade do ato (Silva, 2008; Huebner, Proescholdbell, Nemeroff, 2006; Shernoff, 2005).
We asked a sampling of LGBT people in Helsinki: "Has barebacking
arrived in Finland, or is unsafe sex still frowned upon?"
Unprotected anal intercourse is variously referred to as "barebacking
," "raw sex," "natural sex," or "uninhibited sex." The first time that the term "barebacking
" appeared in print was in a 1997 POZ magazine article entitled "My Turn: Riding Bareback," in which the late AIDS activist and writer Stephen Gendin described the thrill of not using a condom during anal sex with other HIV-positive men.
Further, the data support high levels of risk taking, including steroid use and intentional unprotected anal intercourse (barebacking
), which correlated with the participants' conception of physical masculinity.