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Sonja Mackenzie's newly published article on reframing masculinity

Reframing masculinity: structural vulnerability and HIV among black men who have sex with men and women

Reframing masculinity: structural vulnerability and HIV among black men who have sex with men and women by Sonja Mackenzie

This paper calls for a critical reframing of masculinity as an intersectional construct in the HIV epidemic and in public health. In-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with a sample of 56 Black men who have sex with men and women in the San Francisco Bay Area. Men described their sexual identities and practices via complex narratives of masculinity that drew on subordinated and resourceful adaptations to the structural effects of racism, economic marginalization, and homophobia.

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