Gay Lesbian Nonfiction

Download Smearing the Queer: Medical Bias in the Health Care of Gay by John Dececco Phd,Michael Scarce PDF

By John Dececco Phd,Michael Scarce

observe how homosexual men’s health and wellbeing care should be improved!

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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Smearing the Queer: Medical Bias in the Health Care of Gay Men (Haworth Gay & Lesbian Studies) PDF

Similar gay & lesbian nonfiction books

The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

Lambda Literary Award finalistAlternately unsettling and asserting, devastating and scrumptious, the closest go out could be at the back of You is a brand new number of essays on gender and id through S. undergo Bergman that's irrevocably sincere and forever illuminating. With humor and charm, those essays take care of concerns from women's areas to the previous boys' community, from homosexual male bathhouses to lesbian potlucks, from being a baby to getting ready to have one.

Queer Social Philosophy: CRITICAL READINGS FROM KANT TO ADORNO

In Queer Social Philosophy, Randall Halle analyzes key texts within the culture of German severe conception from the point of view of up to date queer thought, exposing gender and sexuality regulations that undermine these texts' claims of common fact. Addressing such figures as Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Adorno, and Habermas, Halle bargains a distinct contribution to modern debates approximately sexuality, civil society, and politics.

Gender and the Quest in British Science Fiction Television: An Analysis of Doctor Who, Blake's 7, Red Dwarf and Torchwood: 55 (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy)

The topics of this publication represent an important pass portion of BBC technology fiction tv. With such characters because the physician (an enigmatic time-traveling alien), Kerr Avon (a complex insurgent leader), Dave Lister (a slovenly final surviving human) and Captain Jack Harkness (a advanced omnisexual immortal), those indicates have either challenged and strengthened viewer expectancies in regards to the small-screen masculine hero.

The Ultimate Guide for Gay Dads: Everything You Need to Know About LGBTQ Parenting But Are (Mostly) Afraid to Ask

Number one Amazon generation! when you are deliberating changing into a homosexual dad ─ or while you're already a homosexual dad ─ this publication is for you! Are you prepared to have youngsters? a growing number of homosexual males are turning to adoption and surrogacy to begin their very own households. An anticipated million American LBGTQ humans wish to undertake and an predicted 65,000 followed youngsters reside with a homosexual mum or dad.

Additional resources for Smearing the Queer: Medical Bias in the Health Care of Gay Men (Haworth Gay & Lesbian Studies)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 31 votes