Remembering the lizard: Reconstructing sexuality in the rooms of narcotics anonymous

@article{Green2005RememberingTL,
  title={Remembering the lizard: Reconstructing sexuality in the rooms of narcotics anonymous},
  author={Lesley L. Green and Mindy Thompson Fullilove and Robert E. Fullilove},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={42},
  pages={28 - 34}
}
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