Experiences of Social Discrimination Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Shanghai, China

@article{Liu2006ExperiencesOS,
  title={Experiences of Social Discrimination Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Shanghai, China},
  author={Jenny X. Liu and Kyung Choi},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={25-33}
}
In China, men who have sex with men (MSM) are at increasingly high risk for HIV. However, prevention efforts targeting this population may be hindered because of the stigma associated with homosexuality in traditional Chinese culture. We conducted qualitative interviews with 30 MSM in Shanghai to better understand the types and sources of stigma and discrimination and how MSM respond to them. The stigma associated with homosexuality can be traced back to four culturally based factors: social… CONTINUE READING