Stigma and Homophobia: Persistent Challenges for HIV Prevention Among Young MSM in Puerto Rico.

@article{Rodrguez2013StigmaAH,
  title={Stigma and Homophobia: Persistent Challenges for HIV Prevention Among Young MSM in Puerto Rico.},
  author={Melissa Marz{\'a}n Rodr{\'i}guez and Sheilla L. Rodr{\'i}guez Madera and Nelson Varas D{\'i}az},
  journal={Revista de ciencias sociales},
  year={2013},
  volume={26},
  pages={
          50-59
        }
}
Men who have sex with men (MSM) are one of the most affected populations by HIV/AIDS. Over the last years an increase of cases has been reported in younger groups. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that stigma and homophobia may have a profound impact on the lives of MSM, and could influence them to engage in HIV risky behaviors. In the U.S and Puerto Rico, an increase in HIV cases among young MSM has been reported. For the period of 2005-2009 an increase of HIV cases was… CONTINUE READING
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