Meyer, Ilan H.

The Health of Sexual Minorities

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Table of contents

Part I.Who Are LGBT Individuals?

1. Shifting Sands or Solid Foundation? Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identity Formation
Michele J. Eliason, Robert Schope

2. Development of Same-Sex Attracted Youth
Ritch C. Savin-Williams, Kenneth M. Cohen

3. Developmental Issues in Lesbian and Gay Adulthood
Robert M. Kertzner

4. Biology and Sexual Minority Status
William Byne

Part II.LGBT Health and the State

5. The Importance of Being Perverse: Troubling Law, Identities, Health and Rights in Search of Global Justice
Stefano Fabeni, Alice M. Miller

6. Ethical, Legal, Social, and Political Implications of Scientific Research on Sexual Orientation
Edward Stein

7. Targeting the State: Risks, Benefits, and Strategic Dilemmas of Recent LGBT Health Advocacy
Steven Epstein

Part III.Prejudice and Pride in Health

8. Sexual Stigma: Putting Sexual Minority Health Issues in Context
Gregory M. Herek, Regina Chopp, Darryl Strohl

9. Globalization, Structural Violence, and LGBT Health: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
Mark B. Padilla, Ernesto Vásquez Aguila, Richard G. Parker

10. Prejudice and Discrimination as Social Stressors
Ilan H. Meyer

11. Determinants of Health Among Two-Spirit American Indians and Alaska Natives
Karen C. Fieland, Karina L. Walters, Jane M. Simoni

12. “I Don’t Fit Anywhere”: How Race and Sexuality Shape Latino Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health
Jesus Ramirez-Valles

13. Black LGB Health and Well-Being
Juan Battle, Martha Crum

Part IV.Research Methodologies

14. Defining and Measuring Sexual Orientation for Research
Randall L. Sell

15. Sampling in Surveys of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People
Diane Binson, Johnny Blair, David M. Huebner, William J. Woods

16. Researching Gay Men’s Health: The Promise of Qualitative Methodology
Gary W. Dowsett

17. From Science Fiction to Computer-Generated Technology: Sampling Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals
Esther D. Rothblum

18. Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Understand and Eliminate Social Disparities in Health for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations
Mary E. Northridge, Brian P. McGrath, Sam Quan Krueger

Part V.Health Concerns

19. Transgender Health Concerns
Anne A. Lawrence

20. Health Care of Lesbians and Bisexual Women
Katherine A. O’Hanlan, Christy M. Isler

21. Cancer and Sexual Minority Women
Deborah J. Bowen, Ulrike Boehmer, Marla Russo

22. HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men: Current Progress and Future Directions
Gregorio A. Millett, David Malebranche, John L. Peterson

23. LGBT Tobacco and Alcohol Disparities
Gregory L. Greenwood, Elisabeth P. Gruskin

24. Methamphetamine Use and Its Relation to HIV Risk: Data from Latino Gay Men in San Francisco
Rafael M. Díaz

Part VI.Healthcare Systems and Services

25. Improving Access to Health Care Among African-American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations
Patrick A. Wilson, Hirokazu Yoshikawa

26. Public Health and Trans-People: Barriers to Care and Strategies to Improve Treatment
Emilia Lombardi

27. HIV Prevention and Care for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youths: “Best Practices” from Existing Programs and Policies
Joyce Hunter, Jan Baer

28. Fenway Community Health’s Model of Integrated, Community-Based LGBT Care, Education, and Research
Kenneth H. Mayer, Matthew J. Mimiaga, Rodney VanDerwarker, Hilary Goldhammer, Judith B. Bradford


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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