3038.0 Gender, Sexual Health, and HIV/AIDS

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to examine the research that has been conducted on diverse groups of men and women and the prevention of HIV. In addition to understanding factors that are associated with additional HIV transmission risk behaviors, the notion of masculinity will be addressed. This session will examine prevention needs in African American males, college-aged females, and men who have sex with transgender women. These oral sessions will highlight future intervention opportunities.
Session Objectives: Examine the gender roles associated with men and women Define challenges to HIV prevention efforts Assess opportunities for HIV prevention interventions

“An uphill battle everyday”: Exploring the implications of structural factors for sexual HIV risk among Black heterosexual men
Lisa Bowleg, PhD, Michelle Teti, MPH, DrPh, David Malebranche, MD, MPH and Jeanne Tschann, PhD
Risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men who Have Sex with Transgender Women
Don Operario, PhD, Tooru Nemoto, PhD, Mariko Iwamoto, MA and Toni Moore

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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