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The Latino MSM Community

Sexual Health Risks

Cultural Considerations

Intervention Techniques

 
 

1. Gay and Lesbian Medical Association - http://www.glma.org - The GLMA provides resources for health providers as well as for patients on subjects affecting the gay and lesbian community, including issues of minority health.

2.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - http://www.cdc.gov/std/healthcomm - The CDC put out this website on health communication which is particularly geared toward promoting healthier sexual behavior in the MSM community. It includes recommendations for clinicians on how to approach patients, fact sheets and information for the MSM community, special reports and data on MSM of color, and links to other useful information.

3. Arizona Health Sciences Library ĘC http://hcoe.ahsl.arizona.edu/all_3.cfm?id=44 - This is a resource for clinicians and community workers on providing culturally competent care, specifically to the Latino community.

4. Pew Hispanic Center ĘC Health - http://pewhispanic.org/resources/index.php?TopicID=9 - The Pew Hispanic Center provides a resource website to access primary research information, including behavior risk factor surveillance surveys, and links to other research centers.

5. The Association of Latino Men for Action (ALMA) - http://almachicago.org/ - This website provides resources and support for Latino men who identify as gay, bisexual, or questioning. It is an example of more openness among the Latino MSM community.

5. Diaz, R. (1998). Latino gay men and HIV: Culture, sexuality, and risk behavior. Boston: Routledge Kegan Paul. - Rafael M. Diaz wrote this book to bring light to the special considerations of the Latino MSM community and more specifically the Latino MSM community that is openly homosexual. His book discussed both the cultural and social factors (including racism, poverty, and homophobia) that contribute to sexual risk in the Latino MSM community; it began new lines of research around intervention strategies for MSM of color.

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