“We don't exist”: a qualitative study of marginalization experienced by HIV-positive lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender women in Toronto, Canada

@inproceedings{Logie2012WeDE,
  title={“We don't exist”: a qualitative study of marginalization experienced by HIV-positive lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender women in Toronto, Canada},
  author={Carmen H Logie and Llana James and Wangari Esther Tharao and Mona Loutfy},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender (LBQT) women living with HIV have been described as invisible and understudied. Yet, social and structural contexts of violence and discrimination exacerbate the risk of HIV infection among LBQT women. The study objective was to explore challenges in daily life and experiences of accessing HIV services among HIV-positive LBQT women in Toronto, Canada. METHODS We used a community-based qualitative approach guided by an intersectional… CONTINUE READING
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