The roundtable discussion today is about MSM, sex and Internet chat rooms.My name is Mark Vogel and I am the project manager at HIV In Site, and I will be the moderator of today's discussion.
In the mid-90’s he embarked on a one-man crusade to stop child pornographers who were operating with impunity on America Online. PJ: And this week we’re doing a segment that some listeners might already be familiar with, it’s called Ten Minutes on Craigslist. SYLVIE: Did they consider themselves bisexual or lesbians? When I say that I went out with lesbian women, I guess from a technical standpoint of view they were bisexual but they certainly didn’t go out with any other men. This is Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold talking to Burrington. I talked to John Ryan, who was AOL’s senior vice president and general counsel for seventeen years and later went on to work for the Center for Missing and Exploited children.
The majority of people engages in some form of shared sexual activity during their youth.
A 2006 study, for example, estimated the percentages of young adults between the ages of 18 and 27 who were virgins.
So why don’t we start at the top—tell me a bit about your early years and where you come from.
I was born in San Bernardino, but I grew up in Colton, a train town right next to it. He came to the US to work for the Santa Fe Railroad Company, and that’s how we ended up where we did.
Most of us are here because we are probably familiar with the recent studies that report high rates of unprotected sex and outbreaks of STDs among men who meet other men in Internet chat rooms.