The Case of “Riding Bareback”

@article{Yep2002TheCO,
  title={The Case of “Riding Bareback”},
  author={Gust A. Yep and Karen E. Lovaas and A. Pagonis},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  year={2002},
  volume={42},
  pages={1 - 14}
}
ABSTRACT Barebacking, the deliberate practice of unprotected anal intercourse, is a new reality for many gay men. How does bareback sex create, maintain, and challenge personal and collective gay identities? Drawing from the works of Foucault, Weeks, Epstein, and popular gay literature, this essay explores these intersections and conflicts. Specifically, we examine the nature of identity and the conflicts and divisions in gay communities, analyze the barebacking phenomenon and its… 
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