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Author Herek, Professor Gregory M. M

Title AIDS, Identity, and Community : the HIV Epidemic and Lesbians and Gay Men
Published Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Series Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian & Gay Issues
Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian & Gay Issues
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 -- HIV and the Gay Male Community: One Clinician's Reflections Over the Years; Chapter 2 -- Lesbians at Risk for HIV: The Unresolved Debate; Chapter 3 -- HIV/AIDS Prevention and the Impact of Attitudes Toward Homosexuality and Bisexuality; Chapter 4 -- Identity and Community Among Gay and Bisexual Men in the AIDS Era: Preliminary Findings From the Sacramento Men's Health Study; Chapter 5 -- AIDS-Related Risks and Same-Sex Behaviors Among African American Men; Chapter 6 -- The Sexual Identity and Behavior of Puerto Rican Men Who Have Sex With Men
Chapter 7 -- AIDS Risk, Dual Identity, and Community Response Among Gay Asian and Pacific Islander Men in San FranciscoChapter 8 -- Psychosocial Stressors in a Panel of New York City Gay Men During the AIDS Epidemic, 1985 to 1991; Chapter 9 -- Coming Out as Lesbian or Gay in the Era of AIDS; Chapter 10 -- Long-Term Survival With AIDS and the Role of Community; Chapter 11 -- AIDS Volunteerism: Lesbian and Gay Community-Based Responses to HIV; Chapter 12 -- The Importance of HIV Prevention Programming to the Lesbian and Gay Community; Index; About the Editors; About the Contributors
Summary The gay community has been hit hard by the AIDS epidemic in the United States and in much of Europe; as a result, the gay and lesbian community has been forced to examine existing notions of what it means to be gay and to belong to a community based on sexual orientation. This book explores gay and lesbian sexual behaviour, personal identity and community membership from diverse perspectives. Chapters report the authors' own AIDS-related research and include discussions of AIDS in both large urban centres, such as New York and San Francisco, and in less populated settings outside the AI
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
HIV Infections.
Immune System Diseases.
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes.
Lentivirus Infections.
Phenomena and Processes
Psychiatry and Psychology
RNA Virus Infections.
Reproductive Physiological Phenomena.
Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena.
Retroviridae Infections.
Sexual Behavior.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Slow Virus Diseases.
Social Environment.
Social Sciences.
Virus Diseases.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
Communicable Diseases.
Health & Biological Sciences.
Public Health.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
Author Greene, Beverly.
ISBN 1452246505