Login

Switch On Your HIV Smarts.

Author Archives: Jake Sobo

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: What Happens to Twinks When They Grow Up?

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: What Happens to Twinks When They Grow Up?

, by Jake Sobo

“Twink” offered a way to package myself in a way that other gay men found hot. Entering my 30s, the options for crafting a gay adult identity seemed narrow. Read More

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: A Competent, Inclusive Health Department is a Right, Not a Privilege

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: A Competent, Inclusive Health Department is a Right, Not a Privilege

, by Jake Sobo

An HIV-positive friend’s run-in with his local health department has Jake Sobo demanding change. Read More

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: “If You Use it, Test it!” Toward a Gay Men’s Sexual Health Standard of Care

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: “If You Use it, Test it!” Toward a Gay Men’s Sexual Health Standard of Care

, by Jake Sobo

If your doc won’t test the right body parts, are you getting the sexual health care you need and deserve? Read More

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: What Makes Sex Good?

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: What Makes Sex Good?

, by Jake Sobo

Columnist Jake Sobo’s New Year’s resolution? To track every sexual encounter and see what makes sex good. Ten months and one highly detailed spreadsheet later, what's he learned? Read More

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: No Magic Bullet, Redux—Why Treatment as Prevention Isn’t Just a “Biomedical” Intervention

Promiscuous Gay Nerd: No Magic Bullet, Redux—Why Treatment as Prevention Isn’t Just a “Biomedical” Intervention

, by Jake Sobo

The truth is, there is no such thing as a purely “biomedical intervention” or a purely “behavioral intervention.” Read More