Dirty chatting By : Miriam V. Torrecampo
(People's Journal Tonight, June 30, 2006)
A CHATTER could earn P12,000 with the use only of his fingers. All it takes is a click on the Net, a webcam, as well as raw guts to fondle oneself to delirious pleasure in front of a complete stranger. This was revealed by Luigi, a Nursing student infected with HIV by a chat-lover.
“Hindi na uso ang callboy sa kalye. Sosyal na ang negotiations ngayon, sa chatroom na,” he said.
Luigi said foreigners would visit chatrooms and engage boys in cybersex.
On this note, Luigi has come out to reveal his dark chatroom experience and warn surfers on the dangers of having sex with chat-lovers.
“I am a Filipino teenager and I’m infected with HIV. Nandito ako as living proof. Magshi-share ako kung paano ako nagkaroon ng HIV,” reads one of Luigi’s messages psoted on the Internet.
Luigi began posting AIDS information when he tested negative for HIV in December.
The HIV patient is glad that forum members appreciate his effort to disclose sensitive information about himself.
“Ang mga tao kasi gusto ng pruweba. Ang nasa isip ng mga tao a ay hindi sila tatamaan,” Luigi said.
The HIV patient said followers have been asking him where to get HIV tests.
“Gusto rin nilang malaman ang story ko,” Luigi said. He revealed that indigent youths resort to Internet sex for tuition. He also urged people practicing unsafe sex to undergo HIV tests.
Luigi said those concerned may call the Remedios AIDS hotline at........