Now we're supposed to wear rubbers or we're stupid? But young gay men who are just coming out want to express their sexuality and experiment. It hinges on something as simplistic as facial hair. Steve Jackson April 6, 4: Last week National Public Radio, broadcasting from San Francisco, aired interviews with young gays who acknowledge they're engaging in unsafe sex and defend it as their right. However, Cohn adds, his research also indicates relapses in behavior, particularly among those with substance abuse problems, but also with young gays. At each stop, he looks for gay establishments such as the Swim Club where he can find sex for the asking.
Lance Clem, former director of the Governor's AIDS Council, says he's noticed a philosophical split between his generation of gays--those now in their forties--and the younger generation.
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Ken Almos spoke quietly to the front-desk attendant at the Denver Swim Club, a gay bathhouse on Colfax. But young gay men who are just coming out want to express their sexuality and experiment. Or I would get to the point of penetration without the obvious delay to put on a condom to see if they would stop me. Especially young men, he says. The regulations required that owners and operators take "reasonable steps" to prohibit unsafe sexual activities such as: