"While David is working at the local video store he overhears his friend Nick being fired. Nick is HIV+. Word spreads quickly in the small town. David and his friends are challenged by their fear of AIDS, homophobia and discrimination."
Recommended for grades 11, 12, 13, post-secondary and community development.
Introduction: transpeople and the problem of re/action -- Repudiation and transphobia: concepts, theory and experience -- Social repudiation -- The political repudiations of trans subjectivity -- Talking back: historicizing the repudiation of transsexualism -- Adlerian theory -- Conclusion: the gendered and trans/gendered self.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -237) and index.
Health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men in the United States: an introduction / Richard J. Wolitski, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Ron Stall -- Sexual orientation and violent victimization: hate crimes and intimate partner violence among gay and bisexual males in the United States / Gregory M. Herek and Charles Sims -- Childhood sexual abuse experienced by gay and bisexual men: understanding the disparities and interventions to help eliminate them / David W. Purcell, Jocelyn D. Patterson, and Pilgrim S. Spikes, Jr. -- Prevalence of primary mental health morbidity and suicide symptoms among gay and bisexual men / Susan D. Cochran and Vickie M. Mays -- Alcohol, tobacco and drug use among gay and bisexual men / David G. Ostrow and Ron Stall -- Sexually transmitted infections among gay and bisexual men / Ronald O. Valdiserri -- Hepatitis A, B, and C virus infections among men who have sex with men in the United States: transmission, epidemiology, and intervention / Scott D. Rhodes and Leland J. Yee -- HIV infection among gay and bisexual men / Patrick S. Sullivan and Richard J. Wolitski --Interacting epidemics and gay menâ€™s health: a theory of syndemic production among urban gay men / Ron Stall, Mark Friedman, and Joseph A. Catania -- Health disparities for homosexual youth: the children left behind / Gary Remadfedi -- The unique experiences of older gay and bisexual men: associations with health and well-being / Arnold H. Grossman -- Social discrimination and health outcomes in African-American, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander gay men / Rafael DiÂ´az, John L. Peterson, and Kyung-Hee Choi -- Access to optimal care among gay and bisexual men: identifying barriers and promoting culturally competent care / Rajeev Ramchand and Claude Earl Fox -- Moving the field forward: a strategic framework to develop health research among MSM communities / Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Richard J. Wolitski