Breeding Culture: Barebacking, Bugchasing, Giftgiving

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An essay is presented on the different sexual styles and behavior of American gay communities. It offers information on the concept and manners of conducting breeding culture, barebacking, bugchasing, giftgiving method and unsafe sexual practices as well as its implications on the beliefs of the societies. The author discusses his personal perception on different the different styles of sex and means of communications and locations wherein sex is practiced.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-94
Number of pages15
JournalMassachusetts Review
Issue number1/2
StatePublished - Mar 2008


  • subcultures
  • queer culture
  • kinship
  • men
  • male homosexuality
  • HIV
  • condoms
  • viruses
  • gay communities
  • same sex marriage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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