Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care. Edited by Walter Bockting and Sheila Kirk, Binghampton, NY, The Haworth Press, 2001. 181 pp. $49.95 (hardcover), $24.95 (paperback). ISBN 0-7890-1268-5

Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care. Edited by Walter Bockting and Sheila Kirk,... Sex Roles, Vol. 52, Nos. 3/4, February 2005 ( 2005) DOI: 10.1007/s11199-005-1303-7 Book Review Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care. gendered people encounter. It points out that, in ad- Edited by Walter Bockting and Sheila Kirk, dition to the usual risks of prostitution, unprotected Binghampton, NY, The Haworth Press, 2001. sex, and drug use, transgendered people also can 181 pp. $49.95 (hardcover), $24.95 (paperback). become infected through the needles used for sili- ISBN 0-7890-1268-5. cone and/or hormone injections. Moreover, the ratio- nale for some of the risky behavior is quite different Many people may know that in 1969, at a bar than it is for those who are not transgendered. Social called Stonewall in New York City, a series of riots stigmatization and related negative self-image, eco- sparked the beginning of the gay rights movement in nomic vulnerability caused by lack of education and the United States. This movement then led to a na- difficulty finding and keeping a job, and the strong tional discussion about love and sexuality. As a re- need for identity affirmation all are factors that lead sult, issues concerning sexual orientation now are at to the risky behavior. Consequently, for anyone who the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care. Edited by Walter Bockting and Sheila Kirk, Binghampton, NY, The Haworth Press, 2001. 181 pp. $49.95 (hardcover), $24.95 (paperback). ISBN 0-7890-1268-5

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
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Copyright © 2005 by Springer Science + Business Media, Inc.
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-005-1303-7
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