Kyrgyzstan: "the country of human rights" … but not for homosexuals!

Published: January 1, 2004

Kyrgyzstan: “the country of human rights” … but not for homosexuals! (Full text available at link below) Contents A1: Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 A2: Country information . . . . . . . 8 B: Juridical aspects of homosexuality . . . . . . . . …

Policy Brief: The Value of Investing in MSM Programs in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published: January 1, 2004

Policy Brief: The Value of Investing in MSM Programs in the Asia-Pacific Region The Importance of HIV Prevention Programs for MSM At least 5–10 percent of all HIV cases worldwide are attributable to sexual transmission between men. In countries in the Asia-Pacific region, HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM) ranges from 3–17 percent (5 to 15 …

Correlates of High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Young MSM

Published: January 1, 2004

Data from a sample (n = 154) of young men who have sex with men (YMSM), aged 13-21, residing in five mid-sized cities in themidwestern United Stateswere used to test the hypothesis that personality variables (impulsive decision making, sensation seeking, anxiety/depression, internalized homophobia) contribute uniquely to the prediction of unprotected anal sex beyond what is accounted for by other high-risk …

The Caribbean HIV/AIDS Epidemic Epidemiological Status – Success Stories A Summary

Published: October 1, 2003

The Caribbean HIV/AIDS Epidemic Epidemiological Status – Success Stories A Summary INTRODUCTION The General Context HIV/AIDS has become a major developmental problem affecting every country world-wide and the Caribbean region in particular where the epidemic is second in magnitude only to that in Sub- Saharan Africa. As the epidemic has spread throughout the Caribbean, the primary mode of sexual transmission …

HIV/AIDS Risk Mapping Study of MSM in Jamaica

Published: October 1, 2003

HIV/AIDS Risk Mapping Study of Men Who Have Sex with Men in Jamaica (Full content available at link below) Table of Contents ACRONYMS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A. BACKGROUND B. TERMS OF REFERENCE C. METHODOLOGY Facilitators and Participants Limitations D. REVIEW OF EXISTING STUDIES The Existing Research Size and Scope of the MSM Population Profile of MSM Community The impact of Cultural …

HIV/AIDS in Central America: An Overview of the Epidemic and Priorities for Prevention

Published: September 1, 2003

HIV/AIDS in Central America: An Overview of the Epidemic and Priorities for Prevention This booklet presents an overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Central America. It then summarizes the results of case studies in Guatemala, Honduras and Panama on where money might best be allocated so that prevention efforts make the greatest possible impact on curbing the epidemic. -Full text …

Sexual Encounters: Pacific Texts, Modern Sexualities

Published: January 1, 2003

Sexual Encounters: Pacific Texts, Modern Sexualities "European literary, artistic, and anthropological representation has long viewed the Pacific as the site of heterosexual pleasures. The received wisdom of these accounts is based on the idea of female bodies unrestrained by civilization. In a revisionist history of the Pacific zone and some of its preeminent Western imaginists, Lee Wallace suggests that the …

What ever happened to ritualized homosexuality? Modern sexual subjects in Melanesia and elsewhere.

Published: January 1, 2003

What ever happened to ritualized homosexuality? Modern sexual subjects in Melanesia and elsewhere. Abstract In this paper, I examine the legacy of ritualized homosexuality as a behavioral practice and as an analytic category of research in Melanesia since the early 1980s. A case study of striking change among the Gebusi of Papua New Guinea suggests that ritualized homosexuality and insemination …

HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support: Stories From the Community

Published: January 1, 2003

HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support: Stories From the Community Contents     MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (MSM) ……………………………………………… 27                The boy next door: Preventing HIV/AIDS among Japanese MSM (OCCUR, Japan) …… 28                Reaching out: Connecting to Chinese MSM (Chi Heng Foundation, China) ………………… 33   -Full …

MSM project: a challenge to STI/HIV/AIDS.

Published: July 1, 2002

MSM project: a challenge to STI/HIV/AIDS. BACKGROUND: Sex transmited infections are at present as the reasons of morbility inside the national epidemiological situation; they affect mainly the MSM population (Men who have Sex whit men) who are from 15 to 24 years old. Directly most of the cases diagnosed as persons living with HIV/AIDS is inside this group. OBJECTIVE: To …

Interactive CD-ROM: A strategy design toolbox for Latin American NGOs to prevent HIV-AIDS in MSM population – Lambda project.

Published: July 1, 2002

Interactive CD-ROM: A strategy design toolbox for Latin American NGOs to prevent HIV-AIDS in MSM population – Lambda project. ISSUES: Since 1994 the LCLCS has implemented a successful project in the design of strategies to prevent HIV-AIDS in the Colombian MSM community, including the sensibilization of the health team towards persons living with the virus. It included a CDROM, that …

Understanding HIV-Related Stigma and Resulting Discrimination in Sub-Saharan Africa (pdf)

Published: June 1, 2002

Understanding HIV-Related Stigma and Resulting Discrimination in Sub-Saharan Africa This research update is based on preliminary analysis of data collected from the African sites since the data collection began in August 2001. Researchers have collected data from three community sites in three countries (see box on page two), as well as from several supplementary studies. Although analysis of the data …