Sex Toy Use by Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

@article{Rosenberger2012SexTU,
  title={Sex Toy Use by Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States},
  author={J. Rosenberger and V. Schick and D. Herbenick and D. Novak and M. Reece},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={41},
  pages={449-458}
}
Recent studies have documented that vibrators are an important part of the sexual repertoires of both men and women and have demonstrated positive sexual health outcomes among individuals who use such products. However, little is known about the use of other sexual enhancement products, particularly among gay and bisexually identified men. This study sought to document the extent to which gay and bisexually identified men report using sex toys and the sexual and relational situations within… Expand
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