Members of the the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer LGBTQ population can sometimes feel shame and bias. They may also find it hard to receive good health care, leaving them with less health care options and even fewer providers who understand their health needs. As part of our commitment to the LGBTQ community, our staff and leadership have received training in issues related to care specific to LGBTQ patients and visitors, most specifically gender identity and sexual orientation. This training includes recognizing sexual orientation and gender identity as confidential information.
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A total of 29 men self-identified as HIV-infected and 17 self-identified as uninfected. Focus group transcripts were analyzed using consensual qualitative research techniques. Alcohol, crack cocaine, and crystal methamphetamine were the primary drugs mentioned by participants. Participants described alcohol use and drug transactions, use, and addiction as motivating sex with men, allowing and rationalizing same-sex activity and unprotected sex, and facilitating access to male sex partners. Service providers and policy-makers may be guided by these findings toward building cultural competency among direct service staff.
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