Meet Positives Offers Dating for Gay STD Positive Singles – USA TODAY
Meetpositives.com has announced that they are offering a dating site for STD positive gay singles. They want to point out that the primary goal of the site is to provide positive gay singles an opportunity to date again. An STD infection can affect everyone regardless of sexual orientation. Furthermore, gays have a greater risk of getting an STD infection because statistics has shown that syphilis and HIV infections are increasing in the LGBT community. Thus, it is essential for gays to be a part of a community where they don’t just get a chance to meet someone but can also get relevant information about their illness.
Jack Lombardi, owner of Meet Positives, says, “There are thousands of positive gay singles on Meet Positives and this provides you with a community. It is important to share your experience with your STD because during the process, you will have the opportunity to learn crucial information about your infection and how best to live with it. There are discussions on this website where positive LGBT members will share their stories and experiences.”
Statistics shows that about two percent of the US population are men who have sex with other men. Unfortunately, those who have multiple sex partners and those who engage in sex without adequate protection have the greatest risk of becoming HIV positive. In 2010, it was reported that gay and bisexual men who are 13 to 24 years old accounted for 72