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Title Health issues confronting minority men who have sex with men / Sana Loue, editor
Published New York : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 259 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Defining men who have sex with men (MSM) / Sana Loue -- Portrait one. Rebirth: evolution of a gender / Travis A. Garry -- Portrait two. ¿De donde? / Hank Ramirez -- Portrait three. Untitled / Christina Caruth -- Sexual abuse. Childhood sexual abuse and its sequelae among Latino gay and bisexual men / Sonya Grant Arreola -- Portrait four. May and December: dangerous intimacies / L. Michael Gipson -- Mental illness and substance abuse. Body image disturbance and its related disorders / Leslie J. Heinberg and Chris Kraft -- Portrait five. Cutting / Anonymous -- Substance use among minority men who have sex with men / Sana Loue and Jaroslaw Richard Romaniuk -- Homelessness. Homelessness among substance using minority men who have sex with men / James M. Holbrook -- "My body and my spirit took care of me": homelessness, violence, and resilience among American Indian two-spirit men / Karina L. Walters [and others] -- National trends in HIV transmission among minority men who have sex with men / Daniel J. O'Shea -- HIV/AIDS in Cleveland: a case study of one community / David Bruckman -- Why tell? Serostatus disclosure and HIV stigma among HIV seropositive Asians and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in New York City / Ezer Kang and Bruce D. Rapkin -- Disclosure of HIV status and mental health among Latino men who have sex with men / Maria Cecilia Zea -- The Beyond Identities Community Center (BICC): a community-focused, rights-based program to address HIV/AIDS and sexual health among young men of color in Cleveland, Ohio / Tracy Jones and Earl Pike -- Portrait six. For Jayla / L. Michael Gipson -- Portrait seven. Rage of betrayal / Erik Bradford -- Portrait eight. Community commitment / Various
Summary Although there has been an increasing public interest in minority men who have sex with men (MSM), much of that attention has focused on HIV risk and has been concerned with lurid details of people??'s sex lives. Relatively little attention has addressed the multiple health issues confronting this population, the risks that are associated with various health conditions (apart from HIV), or the innovative strategies that have been developed to address them. Each section of this edited book will be devoted to a particular health issue affecting minority MSM. Each section will consist of one or m
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Minority gay people -- Health and hygiene
Minority gay people -- Medical care
Gay men -- Health and hygiene
Gay men -- Medical care
AIDS (Disease)
HIV infections.
Mental illness.
Sex crimes.
Minority gay people.
Gay men.
Male homosexuality.
Homosexuality, Male
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Mental Disorders
Minority Groups
Sex Offenses
Sexual and Gender Minorities
mental disorders.
male homosexuality.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- United States.
HIV Infections -- United States.
Mental Disorders -- United States.
Minority Groups -- United States.
Sex Offenses -- United States.
Minority gays -- Health and hygiene.
Minority gays -- Medical care.
Gay men -- Health and hygiene.
Gay men -- Medical care.
Homosexuality, Male -- United States.
Sex crimes
Minority gays
Mental illness
HIV infections
Gay men
AIDS (Disease)
Gay men -- Health and hygiene
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Loue, Sana.
LC no. 2007936600
ISBN 9780387745398