Slovenski etnografski muzej

Ideas of the best sex life among Slovene men who have sex with men. Analysis of an open-end question from the EMIS Internet Survey

The article describes the Internet survey, conducted for public health purposes, on the sexual behaviour of men who have sex with men (MSM). It describes the usefulness of qualitative surveys for research into the sexual behaviour of MSM in the context of the HIV/aids pandemic. The article expands the description of the social situation of MSM with a discussion of the importance the Internet has for their communication and for the research into sexual behaviour. It presents the results of the author’s analysis of an open- end question on respondents’ ideas of the best sex life and discusses the implications for public health efforts.