The ribbons link to information about HIV and details of the user’s nearest voluntary testing centre.
Changing scene In Hong Kong, Peter Sabine, a 34-year-old DJ and founder of the city’s first gay football team, One Nil, confirms the picture found in the UNICEF report.
You can search for people by preference, including what kind of sex they’re into.” Nest practices safe sex with people he doesn’t know well, but not with his regular partners.
“Instead of going to gay bars and saunas, people also meet using mobile apps like Grindr and Jack’d,” he says.
“Access to casual encounters has gone up enormously as a result.” “It’s not uncommon for users to request ‘bareback’, or unprotected sex, often with methamphetamines,” he continues.
He chats on Skype from his downtown apartment, wearing a large pair of DJ headphones.
The social scene has changed enormously since Peter was in his late teens.
In 2014, there were at least 220,000 adolescents aged 10-19 living with HIV in the region, with major cities like Bangkok and Hong Kong hubs of new infections.