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That same day, he received a call from a friend on the other side of the country, who, like Keodara, is Asian American. The two men began talking about the exclusionary language they had recently seen on the app. Keodara, who immigrated to the U. So he took to social media last week and announced plans to bring a class-action lawsuit against Grindr for what he described as racial discrimination. Gay Asian men bringing a national class action lawsuit against Grindr for race discriminations.
Find out more in our About HIV s. Men can get chlamydia in the urethra inside the penisrectum, or throat.
It can spread from an infected mother to her unborn baby. Liz Highleyman. Primary tabs View active tab Preview. Among those eligible to start PrEP, Grindr users were almost twice as likely as non-users to agree to do so Participants who used Grindr on an iPhone and had their phones on hand were shown how to monitor their time spent on the app.
Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection, caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. Women can get chlamydia in the cervix, rectum, or throat. Men who have sex with men MSM. A total of participants, or Overall, Grindr users reported that they engaged in ificantly more sexual risk behaviour during the past three months, having a higher adjusted SDET score, more male sex partners and more frequent sex without a condom.
More news from IDWeek Related topics. Gay and bisexual men who use the Grindr dating app reported more sexual risk behaviour, more sex partners and a higher rate of STIs, according to a study presented at the recent IDWeek conference in Washington, DC. However, they were also more likely to either already be using pre-exposure prophylaxis PrEP or be willing to do so, and they had a lower rate of HIV diagnosis.
Receptive anal intercourse refers to the act of being penetrated during anal intercourse. Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. Overall, the median on-screen time was minutes during the past seven days.
Transmission can occur by direct contact with a syphilis sore during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Scores were adjusted to reflect behaviour only during the past three months. Grindr is the most widely used dating and hookup app for this group.
Participants who had recently used Grindr were also more likely to have tested positive for chlamydia or gonorrhoea than men who had not used the app 8. G rindr on screen activity on iPhones correlates with HIV risk and substance use in men who have sex with menSan Diego. Hoenigl and colleagues conducted a study of men who have sex with men among whom they included a small of transgender women who sought HIV and STI screening as part of the Good to Go programme in San Diego between December and June Using a questionnaire, the researchers surveyed study participants about their sexual and substance use risk behaviour.
A sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. However, they were less likely to be diagnosed with HIV 1.
Sores may be found around the penis, vagina, or anus, or in the rectum, on the lips, or in the mouth, but syphilis is often asymptomatic. There was no ificant difference between Grindr users and non-users with regard to use of substances other than alcohol or marijuana, Hoenigl reported.
Hoenigl M et al. Yet despite their higher level of HIV risk, Hoenigl noted that a large majority of Grindr users were not taking PrEP, which he suggested could be due to PrEP not being offered or because they did not perceive themselves as being at high risk.
They used this information to calculate a San Diego Early Test SDET scorewhich incorporates the total of male sexual partners, of partners with whom one has had receptive anal sex, of known HIV-positive partners and diagnosis with chlamydia, gonorrhoea or syphilis during the past year. More news from United States. Grindr users were more likely to be using PrEP compared with those who did not use the app Among the participants Within the subgroup not on PrEP, Grindr users likewise had higher sexual risk scores and more sexual partners in the past three months compared with non-users.