‘We are ordinary men’: MSM identity categories in Tbilisi, Georgia

@article{Meyer2010WeAO,
  title={‘We are ordinary men’: MSM identity categories in Tbilisi, Georgia},
  author={W. Meyer and E. Costenbader and W. Zule and D. Otiashvili and I. Kirtadze},
  journal={Culture, Health & Sexuality},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={955 - 971}
}
  • W. Meyer, E. Costenbader, +2 authors I. Kirtadze
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Culture, Health & Sexuality
  • Men who have sex with men remain largely absent from the health statistics of many Eastern European countries. This relative dearth compared to other parts of the world may be attributed to the generally hidden nature of this population. The tendency to employ Western sexual identity labels, rather than locally meaningful categories of identity, may also make it difficult to identify men who have sex with other men. In a pilot study of HIV risk in Tbilisi (Georgia), we used a suite of… CONTINUE READING
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