Q. How safe is oral sex?

A. A recent study of men in San Francisco who have only had oral sex and found no HIV infections. But, other STDs like syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and herpes are definitely transmitted through oral sex.

Q. How safe is barebacking?

A. The risk of barebacking, goes beyond HIV. People can transmit herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia to each other.

Q. How safe is Kissing?

A. It is very rare to transmit STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis through kissing. Likely the only STD that can be transmitted by kissing is herpes.