An ethics of intimacy: Online dating, viral-sociality and living with HIV

@article{Mazanderani2012AnEO,
  title={An ethics of intimacy: Online dating, viral-sociality and living with HIV},
  author={Fadhila Mazanderani},
  journal={BioSocieties},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={393-409}
}
There has been considerable academic interest in how people living with HIV use the internet for online dating and sex seeking. Most of this work has focused on the relationship between internet use and the risk of viral transmission. Drawing on an analysis of HIV dating websites and interviews with women living with HIV, this article moves beyond this and connects the use of dating websites with the changing dynamics of what constitutes a ‘normal’ life with HIV in the ‘post-AIDS’ era. The use… Expand
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