Journal article

Online Outreach Services Among Men Who Use the Internet to Seek Sex With Other Men (MISM) in Ontario, Canada: An Online Survey.

David J Brennan, Nathan J Lachowsky, Georgi Georgievski, Brian R Simon Rosser, Duncan MacLachlan, James Murray, undefined Cruising Counts Research Team

J Med Internet Res | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Men who use the Internet to seek sex with other men (MISM) are increasingly using the Internet to find sexual health information and to seek sexual partners, with some research suggesting HIV transmission is associated with sexual partnering online. Aiming to "meet men where they are at," some AIDS service organizations (ASOs) deliver online outreach services via sociosexual Internet sites and mobile apps. OBJECTIVE: To investigate MISM's experiences and self-perceived impacts of online outreach. METHODS: From December 2013 to January 2014, MISM aged 16 years or older were recruited from Internet sites, mobile apps, and ASOs across Ontario to complete a 15-minute anonymous online..

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