Ripple Polls




REAL STUFF FROM OUR COMMUNITY!

WELCOME TO THE RIPPLE POLLS!

Each week, we want to get a vibe for what’s going on in our community!  From Sex, Health, Social, Body, Culture, Hot Topics, and more – visit Ariel to be part of the Ripple Poll!  Check out the latest poll results!


NEW KINGS IN TOWN AT STACY’S @ MELROSE

It’s all about those

KINGS!


Straight from The New Kings on the Block competition at Stacy’s @ Melrose 68 people chimed in to tell us all about those KINGS!  From being a king in the sheets, to King Size or Fun Size, check out the responses of this Ripple Poll here:




SOCIAL: ARE YOU A KING IN THE SHEETS, OR HAVE YOU BEEN DRY FOR WEEKS?


KING IN THE SHEETS 73%
DRY FOR WEEKS 27%



MUSIC: KING OF ROCK OR KING OF POP?


Elvis Presley 64%
King of Pop 36%



CONDOMS: DO YOU LIKE TO PLAY WITH KING SIZE OR FUN SIZE?


King Size 67%
Fun Size 33%



LUBE: HOW DO YOU POLISH YOUR CROWN?


Spit 63%
Lube 63%


BEARS GONE WILD AT CARAVAN TAPROOM

BEARS, CHASERS & ADMIRERS!

OH MY!


Condoms with Hookups? Hairy or Smooth? Water-based or Silicone?  We had 110 responses to this week’s Ripple Poll from some delicious bears, chasers and admirers at the Bears Gone Wild Party at Caravan Taproom!  Check out the responses here:




SEX: DO YOU USE CONDOMS WITH HOOKUPS?


Yes 69%
No 31%



SOCIAL:  ARE YOU A BEAR OR BEAR ADMIRER?


Bear 79%
Bear Admirer 21%



TOOLS:  LUBE?  WATER-BASED OR SILICONE?


Water-Based 36%
Silicone 64%



BODY:  DO YOU PREFER GUYS WHO ARE HAIRY OR SMOOTH?


Hairy 66%
Smooth 34%


KARAOKE NIGHT AT OZ BAR

SOMETHING TO

SING ABOUT!


A person living with HIV who has a sustained, undetectable viral load can’t transmit the virus to another person – and that’s something to sing about!  After collecting 70 responses our friends out at Karaoke Night at Oz Bar, we were able to talk with people about Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U), and also dive into other fiercely debated topics like Rihanna or Beyonce!  Check out the results here:




MUSIC: RIHANNA OR BEYONCE?


Rihanna 47%
Beyonce 53%



SEX:  HAVE YOU HAD SEX WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS A DIFFERENT HIV STATUS THAN YOUR OWN?


Yes 65%
No 35%



SOCIAL:  ARE YOU A KARAOKE STAR OR KARAOKE SPECTATOR?


Karaoke Star 59%
Karaoke Spectator 41%



AWARENESS: DO YOU KNOW THE TEA ABOUT U=U?


Yes 47%
NO 53%


GO-GO FRIDAY AT THE LOUIE

SPILLING THE TEA

ABOUT U=U!


It was our first time at The Louie for Go-Go Friday, so we wanted to know all kinds of stuff with this Ripple Poll from The U=U POD!  We had a blast collecting 256 responses from people polled from The Louie – our largest poll to date!  Check out the results here:




TREND: 2009 VS 2019: WERE YOU HOTTER THEN OR HOTTER NOW?


HOTTER THEN 47%
HOTTER NOW 53%



SEX:  HAVE YOU HAD SEX WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS A DIFFERENT HIV STATUS THAN YOUR OWN?


Yes 60%
No 40%



SOCIAL:  GO-GO NIGHTS OR KARAOKE?


Go-Go Nights 21%
KARAOKE NIGHT 79%



AWARENESS: DO YOU KNOW THE TEA ABOUT U=U?


Yes 61%
NO 39%


GLAMOURHOOD 2.0 AT BOYCOTT

HOW DO YOU

ENTERTAIN?


In the spirit of Glamourhood, we wanted to know if people would rather be in a Music Video or Porn Video, would describe their sex lives as a Solo Performance or Duet Performance, and more!  There were 70 responses from people polled at Boycott’s Glamourhood 2.0 Finale about how you entertain in the bedroom! Check out the results here:




LUBE:  WATER-BASED OR SILICONE?


WATER-BASED 35%
SILICONE 65%



RELATIONSHIPS: WOULD YOUR SEX LIFE BE DESCRIBED AS A SOLO PERFORMANCE OR DUET?


Solo Performance 38%
Duet 63%



CULTURE:  WOULD YOU RATHER STAR IN A MUSIC VIDEO OR PORN VIDEO?


MUSIC VIDEO 83%
PORN VIDEO 17%



HEALTH:  THE LAST TIME YOU HAD SEX WITH A CONDOM, WAS THERE A STANDARD OR XL SIZE INVOLVED?


STANDARD 86%
EXTRA LARGE 14%


NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT KOBALT

NEW YEAR’S

RESOLUTIONS


Looking to become a better Top or Bottom in 2019?  Will you be taking PrEP in 2019?  There were 93 responses from people polled at Kobalt’s New Year’s Eve Party about common New Year’s Resolutions! Check out the results here:



SEX:  IN 2019, DO YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER TOP OR BOTTOM?

TOP 55%
BOTTOM 45%



BODY:  IN 2019, ARE YOU WORKING ON YOUR DREAM BODY, OR ARE YOU EMBRACING YOUR ALREADY-DREAMY-BODY?

I’m Working On It! 32%
I’m Already Dreamy! 68%



HEALTH:  IN 2019, WILL YOU BE TAKING PREP FOR HIV PREVENTION?

YES 71%
NO 29%



SOCIAL:  IN 2019, ARE YOU FOCUSING MORE ON WORK OR LIFE?

WORK 24%
LIFE 76%