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Bracketing in Qualitative Research
Bracketing is a method used in qualitative research to mitigate the potentially deleterious effects of preconceptions that may taint the research process. However, the processes through whichExpand
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The Sonagachi Project: a sustainable community intervention program.
High rates of HIV infection among sex workers in India indicate the importance of understanding the process of establishing a sustainable community intervention program. The Sonagachi Project, basedExpand
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Structural violence against Kothi-identified men who have sex with men in Chennai, India: a qualitative investigation.
This qualitative investigation explored the experiences and contexts of stigma and discrimination among HIV-positive and high-risk kothi-identified men who have sex with men (MSM) in Chennai, India,Expand
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Adapting the minority stress model: associations between gender non-conformity stigma, HIV-related stigma and depression among men who have sex with men in South India.
Marginalization and stigmatization heighten the vulnerability of sexual minorities to inequitable mental health outcomes. There is a dearth of information regarding stigma and mental health among menExpand
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Correlates of sex trading among drug-using men who have sex with men.
OBJECTIVES We examined correlates of trading sex for money, drugs, and shelter, or food among drug-using men who have sex with men (MSM). METHODS Audio computer-assisted self-interviewingExpand
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HIV Vaccine Trial Participation Among Ethnic Minority Communities: Barriers, Motivators, and Implications for Recruitment
Background:Underrepresentation of ethnic minority communities limits the generalizability of HIV vaccine trial results. We explored perceived barriers and motivators regarding HIV vaccine trialExpand
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Bullying of Lesbian and Gay Youth: A Qualitative Investigation
The preponderance of bullying research does not address sexual orientation as a possible factor. The purpose of this study was to explore the perspectives of service providers and youth advocatesExpand
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HIV Prevention Among Sex Workers in India
Summary: To test the efficacy of a sustainable community-level HIV intervention among sex workers, the Sonagachi Project was replicated, including community organizing and advocacy, peer education,Expand
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Correlates of paid sex among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
Objectives: To assess correlates of paid sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Chennai, India. Methods: A randomised survey was conducted among 200 MSM recruited from public sex environmentsExpand
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Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access for female sex workers in Chennai, India.
India's National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) provides free first-line antiretroviral treatment (ART) at government centers for people living with HIV. To assist in developing policies andExpand
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