Risk Behaviors and Psychosocial Stressors in the New York City House Ball Community: A Comparison of Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men

@article{Sanchez2009RiskBA,
  title={Risk Behaviors and Psychosocial Stressors in the New York City House Ball Community: A Comparison of Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men},
  author={Travis Howard Sanchez and Teresa J. Finlayson and Christopher Murrill and Vincent Guilin and Laura Dean},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={351-358}
}
The New York City House Ball community consists of social networks of racial/ethnic minority gay, lesbian or bisexual men and women, and transgender persons. HIV seroprevalence and interview data were obtained from a sample of community members to identify statistical differences in HIV prevalence, risk behavior, and psychosocial stressors between men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women. Of 301 MSM and 60 transgender women, 20% were HIV-infected and 73% were unaware of their… CONTINUE READING

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