YMSM


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YMSM

young men having sex with men.
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Because discussion of HIV prevention between YMSM and parents can result in outing, embarrassment, violence, and disownment, this makes receiving information concerning HIV at home particularly difficult.
86) In a 2013 study of African American YMSM, 67% of the cohort studied reported that they had unprotected receptive anal intercourse in the previous six months.
The narratives of the YMSM interviewees referred to intra-family homophobia and exposure to health risks when they experience the 'gay world', where they often have unprotected sex with multiple partners (22).
It is unclear whether the New York statute requires actual exposure (say, in the occupational context of a documented pin prick with HIV-infected blood) or whether suspected or feared exposure to STI (say, in the more common scenario a YMSM whose concern over recent condomless intercourse with a partner of unknown HIV status) would be sufficient.