Your doctor should also test for hepatitis B infection. Gay is a social identity and is generally the preferred social term, whereas homosexual is used in formal contexts, though the terms are not entirely interchangeable. While straight people rip clothes off in the throes of passion, gay men stand side by side and remove each article of clothing with care and grace. This article is about sexual practices between males. The art of anal sex is the thing that, both positively and negatively, has come to represent gay men. HIV and men who have sex with men. Choose a degree.
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So if we remove the label of "gay" from sex acts we traditionally assume are only the domain of gay men, does this mean you can take part in them and still be straight?