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circuit party

A large, often elaborately produced social gathering for gay and bisexual men.
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They consider why people take drugs, typologies of drug use, set and setting, why the gateway-drug hypothesis persists despite lacking evidence, drug markets, the war on drugs, drug testing, decriminalization and legalization efforts, raves and circuit parties, drug scares and moral panics, prevention and harm reduction.
The queen of all circuit parties will have buff guys dancing round the clock in the California desert while wearing as little as possible.
Tecate will also ensure that fans in Las Vegas have a boxing experience full of caracter by hosting contests at retail to give eligible adults the opportunity to win access to exclusive experiences, such as fight week events (including press conferences and weigh-in), Tecate VIP pre-party, tickets to the fight, and tickets to PPV closed circuit parties.
Circuit parties and patterns of drug use in a subset of gay men.
In addition, reporters cruise Web chat sites and the black equivalent of predominantly white circuit parties to find black bisexual informants.
Men who engaged in unprotected anal sex with two or more partners, those who did so with an HIV-positive partner and those who went to circuit parties or bathhouses reported higher levels of use than did men who refrained from such behavior.
A session on identifying triggers for drug abuse relapse might discuss circuit parties or sex clubs frequented by methamphetamineusing gay or bisexual men.
But the old feelings of rage and restlessness were still there, and he now exploded into self-destructive behavior, including circuit parties and party drugs, that jeopardized his relationship with his partner and family.
Goncalves doesn't make paintings about clone gym bunnies, bear culture, circuit parties, or rainbow parades.
Circuit parties are multiday gatherings of gay and bisexual men that feature music, light shows, dancing, and other forms of entertainment provided in a gay-positive and sometimes homoerotic context.
A study recently published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes compared the sexual risk behavior of gay and bisexual men who attended circuit parties both in the San Francisco area where they lived and other cities.