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Lust, trust and latex: why young heterosexual men do not use condoms

Flood, Michael


This paper examines young heterosexual men's participation in unsafe sex. A qualitative study of young heterosexual Australian men's understandings and practices of safe and unsafe sex, involving in-depth interviews conducted with 17 men aged between 18 and 26, found that five principal themes recur in young men's accounts for the non-use of condoms. First, men stress the risk of pregnancy rather than the risks of HIV or other sexually transmitted infections, and they respond to the former risk...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Culture, Health and Sexuality
DOI: 10.1080/1369105011000028273


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