Bigotry and Oppressive Laws in Africa Drive HIV in Men Who Have Sex with Men

  title={Bigotry and Oppressive Laws in Africa Drive HIV in Men Who Have Sex with Men},
  author={Jerome Amir Singh},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
The study in this week’s issue of PLOS Medicine by Jewkes and colleagues on the prevalence of consensual male-male sexual activity and non-consensual male-on-male sexual violence, and their respective associations with HIV infection in South Africa [1], makes an important contribution to the dearth of literature on population-based HIV prevalence amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in the African context. The paper highlights several important findings, including that HIV prevalence amongst… CONTINUE READING
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