So bizarre that it should raise our red-flags. Way back when it was printed, the article came under fire from a number of sources (this is pretty representative: http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/SavageLove?oid=13241). I suspect that a far bigger problem than actual bug-chasing is the eroticization of unprotected sex, judging from the prevalence of ‘bareback’ videos on xtube.