Garrett Prestage

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Understanding Gay Community Subcultures: Implications for HIV Prevention
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 19:2224-33. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Online dating among Australian gay and bisexual men: romance or hooking up?
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 19:1905-13. 2015
  3. doi request reprint "Cum play" among gay men
    Garrett Prestage
    Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1347-56. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Barriers to HIV testing among Australian gay men
    Garrett Prestage
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
    Sex Health 9:453-8. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. doi request reprint Understanding Gay Community Subcultures: Implications for HIV Prevention
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 19:2224-33. 2015
    ..Men in more sexually adventurous subcultures are more likely to engage in sexual risk behavior. ..
  2. doi request reprint Online dating among Australian gay and bisexual men: romance or hooking up?
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 19:1905-13. 2015
    ..Among GBM, meeting sexual and romantic partners online has replaced other methods, for all age groups. The population of GBM who use the internet for this purpose is now equivalent to all sexually active GBM. ..
  3. doi request reprint "Cum play" among gay men
    Garrett Prestage
    Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1347-56. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Barriers to HIV testing among Australian gay men
    Garrett Prestage
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
    Sex Health 9:453-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the barriers to HIV testing among Australian gay men...
  5. 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi request reprint HIV-negative gay men's perceived HIV risk hierarchy: imaginary or real?
    Limin Mao
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Room 307, Level 3 John Goodsell Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:1362-9. 2013
    ..Recognising the complex associations between risk perceptions and risk practices helps to better address challenges arising from the 'Treatment as Prevention' (TasP)...
  12. doi request reprint Will changes in gay men's sexual behavior reduce syphilis rates?
    Richard T Gray
    Kirby Institute for Immunity Infection and Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:1151-8. 2011
    ..Reducing rates of partner change and increasing condom usage among gay men are obvious targets for potentially reducing syphilis transmission among gay men...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. pmc Comprehensive testing for, and diagnosis of, sexually transmissible infections among Australian gay and bisexual men: findings from repeated, cross-sectional behavioural surveillance, 2003-2012
    Martin Holt
    Centre for Social Research in Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 90:208-15. 2014
    ....
  16. doi request reprint High annual syphilis testing rates among gay men in Australia, but insufficient retesting
    Rebecca Guy
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 39:268-75. 2012
    ..Since 2000, infectious syphilis notifications have increased substantially among Australian gay men. We describe testing at a frequency lower than guidelines recommend...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Which gay men would increase their frequency of HIV testing with home self-testing?
    Benjamin R Bavinton
    The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:2084-92. 2013
    ..The majority of gay men report that being able to test themselves at home would increase their frequency of HIV testing...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Increasing gay men's testing rates and enhancing partner notification can reduce the incidence of syphilis
    Ian Down
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Sex Health 9:472-80. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether gay men would be willing to increase syphilis testing and partner notification, and assessed the possible epidemiological impact these changes might have in the Australian population...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Injecting drug use among gay and bisexual men in Sydney: prevalence and associations with sexual risk practices and HIV and hepatitis C infection
    Toby Lea
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:1344-51. 2013
    ..The strong associations between injecting drug use, sexual risk practices and blood-borne virus infection suggests the need for combined sexual health and harm reduction services for gay and bisexual men who inject drugs...
  24. doi request reprint Would gay men change their sexual behavior to reduce syphilis rates?
    Pol Dominic McCann
    Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:1145-50. 2011
    ..We aimed to elicit information on the acceptability of behavior change interventions among gay men for reducing syphilis transmission...
  25. doi request reprint Elevated reporting of unprotected anal intercourse and injecting drug use but no difference in HIV prevalence among Indigenous Australian men who have sex with men compared with their Anglo-Australian peers
    Toby Lea
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 10:146-55. 2013
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Do differences in age between sexual partners affect sexual risk behaviour among Australian gay and bisexual men?
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 89:653-8. 2013
    ..To describe the relationships between HIV-negative Australian gay men's sexual behaviour and differences in age between them and their sex partners...
  28. 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'...
  29. doi request reprint Australian gay men who have taken nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis for HIV are in need of effective HIV prevention methods
    Iryna B Zablotska
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 2010
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:424-8. 2011
    ..We explored trends and predictors of PEP use among Australian gay men to inform future biomedical prevention programs...
  30. pmc Gay men's use of condoms with casual partners depends on the extent of their prior acquaintance
    Evelien Rouwenhorst
    Kirby Institute, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:1589-96. 2012
    ..However, for some men, their trust in knowing specific details about their partners may not always be well-informed or reliable. These different circumstances are challenging for HIV prevention work...
  31. doi request reprint Is optimism enough? Gay men's beliefs about HIV and their perspectives on risk and pleasure
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 39:167-72. 2012
    ..Measures of HIV treatments optimism were developed in response to increased risk behavior among gay men, but were limited in their capacity to help understand gay men's risk behavior...
  32. pmc Patterns of Drug Use and Drug-related Hospital Admissions in HIV-Positive and -Negative Gay and Bisexual Men
    Cecilia L Moore
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Wallace Wurth Building, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 20:2372-86. 2016
    ..94 (1.61-9.66), IRR 4.43(1.04-18.76), respectively]. Other risk factors for drug-related hospitalisation indicated the likelihood of comorbid drug and mental health issues in GBM hospitalised for drug use. ..
  33. doi request reprint Site-specific human papillomavirus infection in adolescent men who have sex with men (HYPER): an observational cohort study
    Huachun Zou
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, Vic, Australia Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 15:65-73. 2015
    ..Some of these HPV types are preventable with vaccines. We aimed to describe the incidence of anal, penile, and oral HPV infection, and to estimate the site-specific transmission probability per partner, for teenage MSM...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint How very young men who have sex with men view vaccination against human papillomavirus
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:3936-41. 2014
    ..However, knowledge and attitudes towards HPV vaccination among very young MSM have not been previously studied...
  37. doi request reprint Behavioural surveillance among gay men in Australia: methods, findings and policy implications for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 8:272-9. 2011
    ..In this paper, we review its history and methodology, and the available indicators, their trends and their use...
  38. doi request reprint Changes in gay men's participation in gay community life: implications for HIV surveillance and research
    Iryna B Zablotska
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:669-75. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate a shift in how gay men socialise and find partners. We discuss the challenges for ongoing engagement with gay men for behavioural surveillance and HIV research...
  39. 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...
  40. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus types 6 and 11 seropositivity: risk factors and association with ano-genital warts among homosexual men
    I Mary Poynten
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Infect 66:503-11. 2013
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6 and 11 are most commonly associated with ano-genital warts. There are few data on the sero-epidemiology of HPV6 and HPV11 among homosexual men...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint The informal use of antiretrovirals for preexposure prophylaxis of HIV infection among gay men in Australia
    Iryna B Zablotska
    The Kirby Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:334-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the current use of antiretrovirals(ARVs) before unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) among Australian gay men, which may represent informal HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)...
  43. doi request reprint Previous and future use of HIV self-testing: a survey of Australian gay and bisexual men
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 13:55-62. 2016
    ..Background The awareness and previous and intended use of HIV self-testing (HST), and the associated factors, among Australian gay and bisexual men (GBM) was investigated...
  44. doi request reprint Gay and bisexual men's views on rapid self-testing for HIV
    Jade E Bilardi
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:2093-9. 2013
    ....
  45. pmc Methodological challenges in collecting social and behavioural data regarding the HIV epidemic among gay and other men who have sex with men in Australia
    Iryna B Zablotska
    The Kirby Institute, The University of NSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e113167. 2014
    ..We compared the social and behavioural profiles of GMSM recruited via venue-based, online, and respondent-driven sampling (RDS) and discussed their utility for behavioural surveillance...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. pmc Hospitalization for Anxiety and Mood Disorders in HIV-Infected and -Uninfected Gay and Bisexual Men
    Cecilia L Moore
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and Centre for Social Research in Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 73:589-597. 2016
    ..We aimed to examine the relationship between HIV status and hospitalization for AMDs in gay and bisexual men (GBM)...
  49. doi request reprint Trends in drug use among gay and bisexual men in Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland, Australia
    Toby Lea
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:39-46. 2013
    ..This paper aims to examine trends in drug use among gay and bisexual men in eastern Australia between 2004 and 2011...
  50. doi request reprint Early acquisition of anogenital human papillomavirus among teenage men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Infect Dis 209:642-51. 2014
    ..Anogenital human papillomavirus (HPV) is common among men who have sex with men (MSM) and causes anal cancer. This study examined the determinants of initial anogenital HPV infection among teenage MSM...
  51. doi request reprint Geographical clustering of anal cancer incidence in Australia
    I Mary Poynten
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 9:509-12. 2012
    ..Homosexual men are at an increased risk of anal cancer. We aimed to establish the burden of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in those parts of Australia where homosexual men are most likely to live...
  52. doi request reprint Australian gay and bisexual men's use of erectile dysfunction medications during recent sexual encounters
    Garrett Prestage
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Sex Med 11:809-19. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine what factors were related to EDM use on occasions when participants engaged in protected anal intercourse (PAIC) and when they engaged in unprotected anal intercourse (UAIC) with casual partners...
  53. doi request reprint Intensive sex partying amongst gay men in Sydney
    Michael Hurley
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Cult Health Sex 11:597-610. 2009
    ..It emphasises the importance of 'intensity' in order to understand better the relations between sex, drug use, pleasure, care and risk in some gay men's lives...
  54. doi request reprint The Road Less Travelled: Exploring Gay and Bisexual Men's Explanations of 'Uncommon' Routes of HIV Transmission
    Denton Callander
    Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, UNSW Australia, Level 6 Wallace Wurth Building, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 20:2266-74. 2016
    ..g., depression). While some uncommon explanations are unlikely to have resulted in HIV transmission, these accounts reveal the diverse and intersecting ways that men attempt to make sense of their seroconversion. ..
  55. doi request reprint Social and Behavioural Correlates of HIV Testing Among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men in Regular Relationships
    Evelyn Lee
    Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 20:1295-301. 2016
    ..As untested men within relationships are potentially at risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV to their partners unknowingly, it is important to promote HIV testing to these men. ..
  56. pmc Rationale and design of FORTH: a randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of HIV self-testing in increasing HIV testing frequency among gay and bisexual men
    Muhammad S Jamil
    The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 15:561. 2015
    ..We describe here a randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of self-testing in increasing HIV testing frequency among higher-risk GBM, and its acceptability...
  57. pmc Using population attributable risk to choose HIV prevention strategies in men who have sex with men
    Rebecca J Guy
    Kirby Institute formerly the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:247. 2011
    ..We undertook an analysis of the potential population impact and cost saving that would likely result from modifying key HIV risk factors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sydney, Australia...
  58. doi request reprint At home and away: gay men and high risk sexual practices
    Iryna B Zablotska
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 18:1436-42. 2014
    ..HIV prevention programs should develop effective approaches to target sexually adventurous gay men and HIV transmission associated with travel...
  59. doi request reprint Increasing HIV diagnoses in Australia among men who have sex with men correlated with the growing number not taking antiretroviral therapy
    John M Murray
    School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 8:304-10. 2011
    ..New HIV diagnoses have also been younger than the average age of those living with HIV. We investigated the degree to which several risk factors could explain this rise in notifications and the younger age profile...
  60. doi request reprint Impact of Peer Support on Behavior Change Among Newly Diagnosed Australian Gay Men
    Garrett Prestage
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and Living Positive Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 72:565-71. 2016
    ..What factors are associated with these changes in sexual risk behavior among gay and bisexual men?..
  61. pmc Australian Gay Men Describe the Details of Their HIV Infection Through a Cross-Sectional Web-Based Survey
    Ian Down
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales Australia, Sydney, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 18:e227. 2016
    ..We explored whether Web-based data collection could assist them in identifying the circumstances of their infection...
  62. pmc The Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC): design and methods of a three-year prospective cohort study
    Dorothy A Machalek
    The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:946. 2013
    ..Uncertainty remains regarding anal HPV natural history and the role of anal cytology and high-resolution anoscopy (HRA) as screening tests. Well-designed cohort studies are required to address these issues...
  63. 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
  64. pmc The Opposites Attract Study of viral load, HIV treatment and HIV transmission in serodiscordant homosexual male couples: design and methods
    Benjamin R Bavinton
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, 2052 Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:917. 2014
    ..There is very limited data on the risk of transmission from anal sex in homosexual male serodiscordant couples...
  65. doi request reprint Factors associated with recent previous HIV testing among a sample of recently HIV-diagnosed gay men in Australia: a cross-sectional study
    Ian Down
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 91:189-93. 2015
    ..We investigated the testing practices of men recently diagnosed with HIV to identify factors associated with recent testing...
  66. 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...
  67. doi request reprint Assessing the effectiveness of HIV prevention peer education workshops for gay men in community settings
    Benjamin R Bavinton
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:305-10. 2013
    ..To use existing evaluation data of community-based HIV prevention peer education workshops (PEWs) for gay men to explore the challenges in evaluating such programs in community settings...
  68. 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
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Recently diagnosed gay men talk about HIV treatment decisions
    Ian Down
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 11:200-6. 2014
    ..The success of such an initiative relies, in part, on the preparedness of those recently diagnosed with HIV to engage with the therapy...
  70. doi request reprint 'Living a life less ordinary': exploring the experiences of Australian men who have acquired HIV overseas
    Graham Brown
    Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Sex Health 11:547-55. 2014
    ..This qualitative study explored experiences and risk perceptions of 14 Australian men who acquired HIV while living or travelling overseas from the year 2000...
  71. 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...
  72. doi request reprint Trust, commitment, love and sex: HIV, monogamy, and gay men
    Duane Duncan
    a Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Marital Ther 41:345-60. 2015
    ..The authors present themes that include men's use of condoms in monogamous relationships, expectations of fidelity, and understandings of trust and security as the basis to meaningful and satisfying relationships. ..