‘Alarming’ Rise in Sexually Transmitted Diseases in UK Linked to Homosexuality

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(The Christian Institute) — The number of people in the UK with sexually transmitted diseases has risen rapidly in the last 10 years.

Cases of gonorrhoea tripled between 2007 and 2017, while syphilis cases more than doubled over the same period of time.

The UK has the second highest rate of syphilis among men in Europe, and experts believe the rise is connected to homosexual sex.

The report on syphilis, by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), suggests the rise is a result of gay men engaging in riskier, unprotected sex with more partners.

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