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Deliver effective services to this growing population This volume presents the first collection of reports on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the transgender community worldwide. It includes a thorough description of the unique HIV risks of transgender people and exposes their largely neglected health and social service needs. This unique book also reports on the first generation of prevention interventions targeting this community, discusses guidelines for providing sex reassignment services to HIV-positive transsexuals, and encourages collaboration between communities at risk, researchers, and people in the helping professions.The social stigma faced by this population adds to their risk of HIV infection. Low self-esteem, rejection, neglect, employment discrimination, disenfranchisement, and a desire for acceptance and validation are all contributing factors. Yet, as the editors point out, On the positive side, the transgender community has been able to mobilize and empower itself, and has found a voice that no longer can be ignored. We call on transgender and nontransgender people alike to work together to advance HIV prevention and promote our sexual health.In Transgender and HIV you'll encounter: extensive discussions of the health, social service, and HIV prevention needs of the transgender community tips on how to work with marginalized communities in an empowering way explorations of the sexuality of both male-to-female and female-to-male transsexuals first-ever findings on sex reassignment surgery on HIV-positive individuals guidelines for surgery on HIV-positive transsexualsTransgender and HIV provides much-needed and often-requested information on HIV prevalence, risks, prevention, and care for this increasingly visible community.

Table of Contents

  1. Sex, drugs, and the culture of travestismo in Rio de Janeiro /James A. Inciardi ... et al. --Transgenders, HIV, AIDS, and substance abuse from risk group to group prevention /Nina Kammerer ... et al. --Transgender health and social service needs in the context of HIV risk /Nina Kammerer ... et al. --HIV risk behaviors of male-to-female transgenders in a community-based harm reduction program /Cathy J. Reback, Emilia L. Lombardi
  2. HIV prevention and health service needs of the transgender community in San Francisco /Kristen Clements ... et al. --HIV/AIDS and female-to-male transsexuals and transvestites : results from a needs assessment in Quâebec /Viviane K. Namaste
  3. Education and soul-searching : the Enterprise HIV prevention group /Douglas Hein, Michael Kirk
  4. Transgender HIV prevention group /Douglas Hein, Michael Kirk
  5. Transgender HIV prevention /Walter O. Bockting, B.R. Simon Rosser, Eli Coleman
  6. Sex, truth and videotape : HIV prevention at the Gender Identity Project in New YOrk City /Barbara E. Warren
  7. Sex reassignment surgery in HIV-positive transsexuals /A. Neal Wilson
  8. Guidelines for selecting HIV-positive patients for genital reconstructive surgery /Sheila Kirk.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789012685
Editor:
Bockting, Walter O.
Editor:
Kirk, Sheila
Editor:
Bockting, Walter O.
Editor:
Kirk, Sheila
Author:
Coleman, Edmond J.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York
Subject:
AIDS & HIV
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
AIDS (Disease)
Subject:
Gender identity
Subject:
Diseases - AIDS & HIV
Subject:
Needs assessment
Subject:
Hiv infections
Subject:
Transsexuals
Subject:
Risk Factors
Subject:
Aids
Subject:
Sex behavior.
Subject:
Transsexualism.
Subject:
Transgender people - Diseases
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
104-4.
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
181
Dimensions:
8.40x6.01x.61 in. .74 lbs.

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