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By John Dececco Phd,Michael Scarce

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Smearing the Queer: scientific Bias within the health and wellbeing Care of homosexual males explores how social prejudices embedded in medical examine and perform frequently act as a detriment to homosexual men’s wellbeing and fitness. This ebook presents an schedule for addressing heterosexism within the healthiness sciences and in therapy whereas broadening techniques to homosexual male wellbeing past the constrained scope of HIV an infection. This groundbreaking publication discover a few ignored matters affecting the sexual wellbeing and fitness of homosexual males , calling for the popularity in their medical, political, and cultural value.

In Smearing the Queer, homosexual males, HIV prevention employees, overall healthiness care prone, psychological future health pros, policymakers, researchers, and teachers in similar fields will relish the in-depth exam of such matters as:

  • research and improvement on rectal microbicides
  • why many homosexual males will be receiving periodic anal Pap smears to reveal for anorectal cancer
  • an in-depth critique of the complex analysis of “Gay Bowel Syndrome”
  • gay men’s use of the truth girl Condom for anal sex
  • Viagara’s impression on homosexual men’s sexual cultures, erectile disorder, and leisure drug use
  • a broad-based advocacy schedule for making improvements to relatives among homosexual males and the wellbeing and fitness sciences
  • the politics surrounding homosexual men’s limited entry to new and potential more secure intercourse applied sciences

    Smearing the Queer demanding situations heterosexist bias in the healthiness care supply and future health sciences learn and demands the advance of public coverage projects that handle homosexual men’s health in additional refined and intricate methods. this is often the single ebook that offers in-depth social, cultural, and political research of the themes of homosexual Bowel Syndrome, homosexual men’s use of the feminine condom, rectal microbicides, and anal Pap smears whereas interpreting the social forces that direct medical study lower than the guise of objectivity.

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