G Prestage

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "It's hard to know what is a risky or not a risky decision": gay men's beliefs about risk during sex
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Corner West and Boundary Streets, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:1352-61. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Gay men are less likely to use condoms with casual sex partners they know 'well'
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:664-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of illicit drugs among gay men living with HIV in Sydney
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Australia
    AIDS 21:S49-55. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Contexts for last occasions of unprotected anal intercourse among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney: the health in men cohort
    G Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 17:23-32. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV testing among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:119-23. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV prevalence among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:103-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Homosexual men in Australia: population, distribution and HIV prevalence
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:97-102. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV risk and communication between regular partners in a cohort of HIV-negative gay men
    G Prestage
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 18:166-72. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint How has the sexual behaviour of gay men changed since the onset of AIDS: 1986-2003
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:530-5. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Trends in agreements between regular partners among gay men in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 12:513-20. 2008

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint "It's hard to know what is a risky or not a risky decision": gay men's beliefs about risk during sex
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Corner West and Boundary Streets, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:1352-61. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Gay men are less likely to use condoms with casual sex partners they know 'well'
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:664-8. 2012
    ..001). The challenge for HIV prevention is that many gay men's decisions about condom use may be driven as much by their relationship with individual partners as their commitment to 'safe sex'...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of illicit drugs among gay men living with HIV in Sydney
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Australia
    AIDS 21:S49-55. 2007
    ..Illicit drug use among gay men is common and is associated with behaviours that are at high risk for HIV transmission...
  4. ncbi request reprint Contexts for last occasions of unprotected anal intercourse among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney: the health in men cohort
    G Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 17:23-32. 2005
    ..The decision by HIV-negative gay men to use condoms during sexual encounters with either regular or casual partners is guided more by HIV serostatus and risk reduction strategies than by other factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV testing among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:119-23. 2008
    ..We examined whether trends in HIV testing in community-based samples of homosexual men may account for the convergence in HIV notification rates in homosexual men across the eastern states of Australia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV prevalence among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:103-7. 2008
    ..We examined whether trends in HIV prevalence in community-based samples of homosexual men were consistent with the trends in HIV notifications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Homosexual men in Australia: population, distribution and HIV prevalence
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:97-102. 2008
    ..To assess the size, distribution and changes in the population of homosexual and bisexual men in Australia, and the capacity of available measures to make this estimation...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV risk and communication between regular partners in a cohort of HIV-negative gay men
    G Prestage
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 18:166-72. 2006
    ..Difficulty discussing these issues may place these men at increased risk of breaking their agreements and may place both themselves and their partners at increased risk of infection...
  9. ncbi request reprint How has the sexual behaviour of gay men changed since the onset of AIDS: 1986-2003
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:530-5. 2005
    ..To report changes in sexual behaviour among gay men in Sydney from 1986 to 2003...
  10. doi request reprint Trends in agreements between regular partners among gay men in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 12:513-20. 2008
    ..001); and over time, fewer men in general required consistent condom use with casual partners (P-trend < .001). Some of these changes in negotiated agreements represent an increase in the potential risk of HIV transmission...
  11. pmc Predictors of frequent use of amphetamine type stimulants among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:260-8. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Gay men who engage in group sex are at increased risk of HIV infection and onward transmission
    Garrett P Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 13:724-30. 2009
    ..This study shows that gay men who engage in group sex represent an important priority for targeted HIV prevention activities and research...
  13. doi request reprint Testing for HIV and sexually transmissible infections within a mainly online sample of gay men who engage in group sex
    G P Prestage
    National Centre in HIV, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Whales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:70-4. 2009
    ..Group sex among gay men has been associated with other HIV risk behaviours. Gay men who engage in group sex may be at increased risk of infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gay men's casual sex encounters: discussing HIV and using condoms
    G Prestage
    University of New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS Care 13:277-84. 2001
    ..We also find that disclosure of HIV serostatus, discussion and use of condoms during casual encounters are affected by the particular circumstances of those encounters, including the degree of familiarity between casual partners...
  15. doi request reprint Sex partying among gay men in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 15:298-304. 2011
    ..68, CI = 4.53-7.12) were independently associated with having engaged in group sex. This study suggests that gay men who engage in group sex represent an important priority for targeted HIV and STI prevention activities and research...
  16. doi request reprint The role of drugs during group sex among gay men in Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 6:310-7. 2009
    ..Drug use has been associated with risk behaviour among gay men. We examined the use of drugs and sexual risk behaviour among homosexually-active men who engaged in group sex in Australia...
  17. doi request reprint Does age affect sexual behaviour among gay men in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia?
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 21:1098-105. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Use of illicit drugs and erectile dysfunction medications and subsequent HIV infection among gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:2311-20. 2009
    ..Use of illicit drugs and oral erectile dysfunction medications (OEM) have been associated with risk behavior among gay men...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of viral load to negotiate condom use among gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Garrett Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 13:645-51. 2009
    ..Use of viral load in negotiating condom use between sero-discordant gay couples may be understood very differently by the HIV-negative and HIV-positive men within those partnerships...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differences between HIV-positive gay men who 'frequently', 'sometimes' or 'never' engage in unprotected anal intercourse with serononconcordant casual partners: positive Health cohort, Australia
    P Rawstorne
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 19:514-22. 2007
    ..The findings from this study also endorse the measurement of UAIC acts as a useful gauge of risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sex work and risk behaviour among HIV-negative gay men
    G Prestage
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 19:931-4. 2007
    ..0% reported UAI with any casual partners. The practice of sex work itself may not represent increased risk for HIV transmission but sex workers in this study were, nonetheless, at markedly increased risk in other aspects of their lives...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gay men who are not getting tested for HIV
    I Zablotska
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:1887-94. 2012
    ..Interventions should encourage regular testing, engage with young gay men, improve access and convenience of testing, train service providers and expand testing options...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recent HIV testing in homosexual men in Australia
    F Y Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 3:271-6. 2002
    ..To describe time trends and other predictors of recent HIV testing among homosexual men enrolled in behavioural surveillance studies in Australia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cultures of sexual adventurism as markers of HIV seroconversion: a case control study in a cohort of Sydney gay men
    S Kippax
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    AIDS Care 10:677-88. 1998
    ..Sexually adventurous men may be at increased risk for HIV because they seek sex within particular sexual sub-cultures...
  25. ncbi request reprint In a minority of gay men, sexual risk practice indicates strategic positioning for perceived risk reduction rather than unbridled sex
    P Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 14:471-80. 2002
    ..If so, they point not to complacency but to an ever more complex domain of HIV prevention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Marijuana as therapy for people living with HIV/AIDS: social and health aspects
    A Fogarty
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 19:295-301. 2007
    ..Further research might consider possible interactions between cannabinoids and antiretroviral treatments, potential use of oral THC and the difficulties faced by clinicians and PLWHA in discussing marijuana in the current legal context...
  27. ncbi request reprint Modelling the effect of combination antiretroviral treatments on HIV incidence
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS 15:1287-94. 2001
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Improvements in sexual health testing among gay men in Sydney, Australia, 2003-2007
    I B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, and New South Wales STI Programs Unit, Sydney and Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:758-60. 2008
    ..47-0.68). STI testing among HIV-negative men has improved significantly but remains inadequate for STI control and HIV prevention. It should not be assumed that appropriate and comprehensive STI screening is always provided to clients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for HIV seroconversion in homosexual men in Australia
    Jonathan E Volk
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 3:45-51. 2006
    ..Rates of newly acquired HIV infection are increasing in Australia, and sexual contact between men accounts for 85% of cases...
  30. ncbi request reprint A scale of optimism-scepticism in the context of HIV treatments
    P Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 12:171-6. 2000
    ..It is a useful tool to monitor attitudes toward HIV therapies and possible associations with risk practices...
  31. ncbi request reprint Increasing realism among gay men in Sydney about HIV treatments: changes in attitudes over time
    S Knox
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 12:310-4. 2001
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Anal human papillomavirus genotype diversity and co-infection in a community-based sample of homosexual men
    C M Vajdic
    UNSW Cancer Research Centre, Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:330-5. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in community-based cohorts of homosexual men in Sydney, Australia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Estimating population distribution and HIV prevalence among homosexual and bisexual men
    Daniel Madeddu
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 3:37-43. 2006
    ..To estimate the extent of the homosexual and bisexual male population in inner Sydney and HIV prevalence within this population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trends and predictors of HIV-positive community attachment among PLWHA
    P Rawstorne
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 17:589-600. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Women in contact with Sydney's gay and lesbian community: sexual identity, practice and HIV risks
    J Richters
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 14:193-202. 2002
    ..For a case of so-called 'heterosexual' transmission of HIV to occur, neither person need be heterosexual...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differences between men who report frequent, occasional or no unprotected anal intercourse with casual partners among a cohort of HIV-seronegative gay men in Sydney, Australia
    L Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, New South Wales, Sydney Australia
    AIDS Care 18:942-51. 2006
    ..Disclosure of serostatus had a strong association with frequent UAIC and this finding calls for both more research and more community exploration of issues surrounding sexual decision-making...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gay Asian men in Sydney resist international trend: no change in rates of unprotected anal intercourse, 1999-2002
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:1-12. 2004
    ..This suggests that risk in this population of gay men, as in others, has more to do with the sexual cultures in which men are embedded rather than individual-level differences...
  38. doi request reprint Gay men's current practice of HIV seroconcordant unprotected anal intercourse: serosorting or seroguessing?
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 21:501-10. 2009
    ..HIV prevention should take into account these contemporary changes in behaviors, especially among HIV-negative gay men...
  39. ncbi request reprint Scaling HIV vaccine attitudes among gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 18:1333-7. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Differing trends in sexual risk behaviours in three Australian states: New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, 1998-2006
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 5:125-30. 2008
    ..In recent years, the number of new diagnoses stabilised in New South Wales (NSW), but increased in other states. We reviewed the trends in sexual behaviours to explain this difference...
  41. ncbi request reprint Increases in unprotected anal intercourse with serodiscordant casual partners among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 13:638-44. 2009
    ..Increases in serodiscordant UAIC may be related to growing disclosure. These findings do not indicate a core group of high-risk men. More research is needed about the context in which serodiscordant UAIC happens...
  42. doi request reprint Casual sexual encounters among gay men: familiarity, trust and unprotected anal intercourse
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Behav 15:607-12. 2011
    ..HIV prevention services should address this issue and develop programs to improve men's skills in negotiating safer sex...
  43. pmc Trends in antiretroviral treatment use and treatment response in three Australian states in the first decade of combination antiretroviral treatment
    Kathleen Falster
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 5:141-54. 2008
    ..To determine if there were any differences in antiretroviral treatment (ART) use across the three eastern states of Australia, New South Wales (NSW), Victoria and Queensland, during the period 1997 to 2006...
  44. doi request reprint Do women use dental dams? Safer sex practices of lesbians and other women who have sex with women
    Juliet Richters
    University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 7:165-9. 2010
    ..Some women avoided oral sex during menstruation or had oral sex with a tampon in place. Latex gloves and condoms were used by more women and more often than dams...
  45. doi request reprint Contemporary HIV diagnoses trends in Australia can be predicted by trends in unprotected anal intercourse among gay men
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 24:1955-8. 2010
    ..Increasing UAIC was strongly associated with increasing numbers of HIV diagnoses 2 years later (P = 0.001). This suggests an important public health role of UAIC as a predictor of changes in HIV diagnoses in Australia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour and human herpesvirus 8 infection in homosexual men in Australia
    Andrew E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
    Sex Health 2:13-8. 2005
    ..Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) is a common sexually transmitted agent among homosexual men, but there are few Australian data. We aimed to describe the prevalence and risk factors for seropositivity to HHV-8 in Australian homosexual men...
  47. doi request reprint Current issues in care and support for HIV-positive gay men in Sydney
    I Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 20:628-33. 2009
    ..Complex health services remain essential to HIV-positive people, but some services are currently not meeting their needs. To remain adequate, services need to understand and constantly adapt to the changing needs of HIV-positive people...
  48. doi request reprint The discourse of gay men's group sex: The importance of masculinity
    David McInnes
    University of Western, Sydney, Australia
    Cult Health Sex 11:641-54. 2009
    ..These challenges are outlined at the conclusion of this paper...
  49. ncbi request reprint Modeling trends in HIV incidence among homosexual men in Australia 1995-2006
    Mark S Clements
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:401-6. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Undetectable viral load is associated with sexual risk taking in HIV serodiscordant gay couples in Sydney
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS 19:179-84. 2005
    ..To determine whether reporting that the HIV-positive partner's viral load is undetectable rather than detectable is associated with unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) in HIV serodiscordant gay couples...
  51. ncbi request reprint HIV optimism does not explain increases in high-risk sexual behaviour among gay men of positive or negative HIV status in Sydney, Australia
    Jeanne Abelson
    AIDS 20:1215-6. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials among HIV-negative gay men in Sydney, Australia
    Paul Van de Ven
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 16:314-7. 2005
    ..Also, it will be important to ensure that gay men are educated and fully informed about HIV vaccines and trial processes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Modelling HIV incidence in gay men: increased treatment, unsafe sex and sexually transmissible infections
    Matthew G Law
    AIDS 16:499-501. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Intensive sex partying: contextual aspects of 'sexual dysfunction'
    Michael Hurley
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J HIV Ther 12:44-8. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Demographic predictors of circumcision status in a community-based sample of homosexual men in Sydney, Australia
    David J Templeton
    Sex Health 3:191-3. 2006
    ..Confounding by these demographic factors must be considered in future epidemiological studies addressing circumcision and HIV acquisition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Factors distinguishing employed from unemployed people in the Positive Health Study
    Andrea S Fogarty
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Australia
    AIDS 21:S37-42. 2007
    ..To identify predictors of unemployment among Australian people living with HIV/AIDS...