These include beliefs about the inability of men to control sexual impulses and the belief 23 Latino gay men and HIV: Culture women should please men rather than consider their own desires and needs, beliefs that simultaneously make men more coercive and women more submissive.
Perspective: An alcohol health and research world interview feature. These concerns exist in the social arena but are experienced personally. A total of 10 advertisements were placed in five local papers and one magazine.
The participants created the campaigns based on what they learned, capitalizing on learning moments to reach out to a community they are self-identifying with—whether that identification is sexual or ethnic identity or some combination. Because we collected data at the day follow-up for several key variables i.
These beliefs are so widespread that many Latino men and women would probably not perceive as coercive a situation in which a man insists on sex when the woman is not interested.
Parham, T. National Education Association. When minority people experience invalidations of their experience, it becomes difficult to find necessary health services for LGBT-POC. Source: CDC. AIDS and Behavior, in press. Jeffries, W. Homophobia in the Latino community is prevalent within the United States.
To complement the advertisements, SOMOS participants were encouraged to conduct activities in their local communities, in order to similarly capitalize on the learning moments. Because we collected data at the day follow-up for several key variables i. Programs that address sexual impulses are urgently needed, because sexual feelings are often not discussed at school or in the home, which may contribute to sexual discomfort and reports of many adolescents that sexual activity "just happened.
Session 3 revolved around experienced and societal homophobia.