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How to ask for what you want (in bed)

There's a lot of sexual health information online for gay and bisexual men - but where can you go for information you can trust? That’s why we've brought all our resources on sex, HIV, and sexual health for gay men, together in one place.  

Maybe you’re already in the know about sex, condoms, chemsex, PrEP, being undetectable, or what it means to live with HIV today. Maybe this is all new to you. Either way, we’ve got everything here to give you the knowledge to make choices that make sense for you, keep you healthy, and give you the freedom to have fun.

Men in bed for Hornet campaign
Everyone should feel able to have pleasurable and intimate sex in the way they want. In our new video, we give you some practical tips on how to ask for what you want in the bed.
man holding condom
We think it’s time to open up the conversation about sex without a condom, because these days there’s more than one way to stay in control of your sexual health.
Hand with '5 reasons to test again' written beside it
You already get it that testing is the only way to know your status, but did you know that you’re supposed to retest every 3-6 months?
Man saying 'Let's talk about sex'
Breaking down the jargon around safer sex, and bringing you up to speed with what’s new in sex and HIV.
There are only a few ways you can get HIV. Find out how to protect yourself.
Sign promoting HIV testing in Zambia
The reasons to test far outweigh the reasons not to. Find out about the benefits of testing for HIV.
Truvada - the drug used as PrEP
PrEP is taken before potential exposure to HIV to prevent an infection.
Chemsex can be fun, but taking drugs to enhance sex can lead to increased sexual health risks.
Group of teeenage girls in Zambia
People with undetectable viral loads can't pass HIV on through sex. To have an undetectable you need to adhere to ART and attend regualr viral load monoring.
Back of a man wearing jeans
Lots of people enjoy anal sex. Make sure you know how to stay safe and enjoy it.
Man with banana hanging out of his jeans
Oral sex is a great way to get closer to someone and learn what turns each other on.
Handsome man with crossed arms
Advice on finding out you have HIV, telling others, taking treatment and staying healthy

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Last updated:
30 July 2020
Last full review:
08 March 2018
Next full review:
07 March 2021