Many gay and bisexual men are especially at risk in online and offline dating. The best way to protect yourself is to watch for warning signs such as: Refusal to answer questions about their status, ambiguity about the date of their last STD tests, ambiguity about the number of partners they have been with.Be mindful of your personal safety when getting up close and personal. Stay aware and educated about GLBT sexual health and wellbeing. If they have a willingness to have sex without condoms should send up red flags.Permission from the potential match to provide their contact information to the client must be obtained prior to the introduction being made.This may include any disabilities that the client would like the match to be aware of prior to the introduction.While this is by no means a comprehensive or definitive list, it should give you an idea of things to consider when using our site: Before you meet someone for the first time, get to know him first and make sure to feel comfortable with the person and spend time speaking with the person whether by email, chat or by phone.Ask detailed questions and be cautious of any inconsistent information or strange behaviors.
Consistent with our mission, Gayquation’s ethical and moral obligation to disclose health related matters such as HIV status or potential health risks to potential matches - are at the clients request for that information to be known- to the chosen potential match.
Be comfortable with the person before accepting private invites to hook up. Gayquation is proud to be advocates to Gay rights and lifestyle choices. It is a truth that even in 2015, HIV and other STD’s are still being transmitted.
With that saying, as a rule, Gayquation recommends and actively promotes monogamy, partnerships, Gay Marriage and long term relationships (LTR’s). There are some people that will keep their HIV or sexual health status hidden.
There are certain red flags to watch for that may indicate you're dealing with a scammer. • Quickly asks to talk or chat on an outside email or messaging service • Claims to be from U. but currently traveling, living or working abroad • Asks you for money • Vanishes mysteriously from the site, then reappears under a different name • Talks about "destiny" or "fate" • Claims to be recently widowed • Asks for your address under the guise of sending flowers or gifts • Makes an inordinate amount of grammar and/or spelling errors • Sends you emails containing strange links to third-party websites The U. Federal Trade Commission's advice to avoid online romance scams is available here: Be dateable, more importantly, be wise.
If personal details provided by another person don't seem to add up, they behave suspiciously or pressure you for personal or financial information – block communications with that person and report them to us immediately. You can block and report concerns about any suspicious user anonymously from any email or social media profile page, phone, text or IM window. It is okay to keep your personal details limited while getting to know someone before disclosing personal information or meeting in person.