This small sample consisted of Latino sexual minority men and Latina transgender women who were willing to participate in the HOLA intervention and findings may not be generalizable; however, whereas this was a relatively small sample of willing participants, this is also a hard-to-reach population. The research shown is generally representative of a larger body of peer-reviewed research. Implementation Considerations Many of the differences in demographic characteristics across the four samples may reflect real diversity in population characteristics in each city; however, some differences may be due to the way data collection was conducted at each site. Latino sexual minorities may be particularly vulnerable to mental health disparities. If present trends continue, 1 of every 4 African American males born this decade can expect to go to prison in his lifetime, despite the fact that the Census Bureau reports that the U.
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Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender , pp. The Counseling Psychologist 38 3 , Twenty-one individuals were recruited to serve as lay health advisors; each lay health advisor then recruited 8 Latino sexual minority men and Latina transgender women from his or her social network. A new approach to the study of hidden populations. The chief aims of the study included identifying the structural, psychological, socio-cultural and behavioral factors associated with elevated HIV transmission among Black and Latino MSM. More Americans now say they favor same-sex marriage and fewer say homosexuality should be discouraged, compared with a decade ago.
Experiences of transgender-related discrimination and implications for health: By all reports, perpetrators tend to be stronger, more physically aggressive, and more assertive than their victims. Marriage and Parenting Chapter 5: Participants were told that what they said might be quoted in the report or other products from the Pew Research Center, but that they would not be identified by name. In , the mother of an Arkansas prisoner contacted Human Rights Watch to report that her son, a friend of his who was only sixteen, and a third prisoner were all raped in the same cellblock in April of that year. Pastrana, Antonio Jay , Jr. If present trends continue, 1 of every 4 African American males born this decade can expect to go to prison in his lifetime, despite the fact that the Census Bureau reports that the U.