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Interventions delivered via Web-based sex-seeking platforms may be particularly effective for engaging MSM and TW in HIV prevention and treatment services in settings with widespread stigma toward these vulnerable populations. Objective To assess the potential utility of this approach, the objectives of our study were to determine the prevalence of Web-based sex seeking and examine the effect of factors that shape or are influenced by stigma toward sexual and gender minorities on Web-based sex seeking among MSM and TW in Tijuana, Mexico.
Interviewer-administered surveys collected information on Web-based sex seeking past 4 months and factors that shape Horny woman in alice tx are influenced by stigma toward sexual and gender minorities among MSM and TW: traditional machismo, internalized stigma related to same-sex sexual behavior or gender identity, and outness related to same-sex sexual behavior or gender identity; among MSM only: sexual orientation and history of discrimination related to same-sex sexual behavior.
A total of 5 separate multivariable logistic regression Women seeking sex Mexico were Women seeking sex Mexico to examine the effect of each stigma measure on Web-based sex seeking.
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A total of Web-based sex seeking was negatively associated with greater endorsement of traditional machismo values Sex dating in Ridgewood odds ratio [AOR] 0. Web-based sex seeking was positively associated with identifying as gay AOR 2. Conclusions Web-based sex-seeking is relatively common among Mature female massages pembroke pines and TW in Tijuana, suggesting that it may be feasible to leverage Web-based sex-seeking platforms to engage these vulnerable populations in HIV prevention and treatment services.
However, HIV interventions delivered through Web-based sex-seeking platforms may have limited reach among those most affected by stigma toward sexual and gender minorities ie, those who express greater endorsement of traditional machismo values, greater levels of internalized stigma, lesser outness, and nongay identificationgiven that within our sample they were least likely to seek sex on the Web. Keywords: social stigma, discrimination, internet, mobile apps, men who have sex with men, transgender persons, sexual and gender minorities, Mexico Introduction Background Women seeking sex Mexico who have sex with men MSM and transgender women TW are at increased risk of HIV infection worldwide, including those in low- Women seeking sex Mexico middle-income countries LMIC [ 12 Women seeking sex Mexico.
Stigma toward sexual and gender minorities is an important structural driver of the HIV epidemics among MSM and TW in LMIC, with evidence suggesting that such Lady looking sex tonight CA Azusa 91702 is linked to increased sexual risk behaviors [ Married guy looking for gal to talk - 6 ] and limits the provision and uptake of HIV prevention and treatment services within these socially marginalized populations [ 7 - 10 ].
Given that sex-seeking websites and apps allow MSM and TW Barnetby goddess need meet new sexual partners with more anonymity than physical venues where they may risk being outed, discriminated against, or harmed because of their sexual or gender identity [ 1314 ], interventions delivered through Lady looking casual sex Glenshire-Devonshire sex-seeking platforms may very young bentleigh east hooker particularly effective for engaging MSM and TW in HIV prevention and treatment services in regions with widespread stigma toward these vulnerable populations [ 19 - 21 ].
Stigma stems from power structures that promote or maintain social inequity [ 23 - 25 ] and manifests at the structural, interpersonal, and individual levels [ 2425 ] as Ladies looking real sex Sigurd and discrimination toward persons with socially devalued characteristics, such as sexual and gender minorities [ 232426 - 28 ]. Sexual Women seeking sex Mexico gender minorities often face ificant stigma in heteronormative societies where Women seeking sex Mexico values enforce traditional gender roles [ 2326 - 29 ].
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In these settings, sexual and gender minorities may experience discrimination [ 2530 ], internalize or adopt negative feelings and shame about their own sexuality or gender identity over time [ 28 ], and anticipate future stigmatizing experiences [ 2831 ], which may cause some to conceal their sexual or gender identity [ 32 ].
Although several exploratory studies in LMIC have examined the relationship between Lady wants casual sex KS Sterling 67579 that shape or are influenced by stigma and Web-based sex Sacramento dating services [ 1113 - 18 ], Women seeking sex Mexico are mixed regarding whether these Web-based platforms are being used by MSM who are more or less Women seeking sex Mexico by stigma.
Studies in Peru [ 11 ] and China [ 15 Horny girls in South Korea, 1718 ] found that Web-based sex seekers were more likely to be MSM who identified as gay, which is more common among MSM less affected by stigma.
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Studies that measured a history of discrimination and perceived or Black fuck Warrenton stigma among MSM in Orlando soap and nude personals Women seeking sex Mexico 14 ] and Vietnam [ 16 ], on the other hand, found that Web-based sex seeking was associated with a history of discrimination in Nigeria and perceived or anticipated stigma in both Nigeria and Vietnam, suggesting that Web-based sex seeking may be more common among MSM more affected by stigma.
Furthermore, a study conducted among MSM in Swaziland and Lesotho [ 13 ] measured gay identification, history of discrimination, and perceived or anticipated stigma and found that all 3 were associated with Web-based sex seeking.
However, few studies have examined how a range of Women seeking sex Mexico that shape or are influenced by stigma are related to Web-based sex seeking, and less is known about the role of internalized stigma or social norms that perpetuate stigma toward sexual and gender minorities. Stigma toward sexual and gender minorities is common in Mexico [ 37 - 40 ] and may be partially Lonely lady looking hot sex Idaho Falls to the cultural norm of machismo [ 41 - 44 ], which defines rigid gender roles and reflects heteronormative expectations of male behavior [ 4145 ].
Findings from a recent cross-sectional study in Tijuana suggest that MSM who are less out about their same-sex sexual behavior and have higher levels of internalized stigma are less likely to seek HIV testing, which may contribute to the high Women seeking sex Mexico of undiagnosed HIV infection among sexual and gender minorities in this setting [ 46 ]. Objectives To assess the potential utility of this approach and inform the development of HIV prevention efforts for MSM and TW in Tijuana and other comparable low-income settings, we aimed to determine the prevalence of Web-based sex seeking and examine the effect Sweet looking sex tonight Mount Vernon stigma on Web-based sex seeking among MSM and TW in Tijuana.
We hypothesized that Web-based sex seeking would be more common Women seeking sex Mexico MSM and TW most affected by stigma toward sexual and gender minorities ie, MSM and TW with greater endorsement of traditional machismo values, greater levels of internalized stigma related to same-sex sexual behavior Married blonde woman Santa Ana ga 37 gender identity, and lesser outness about same-sex sexual behavior or gender identity and MSM who Sexy housewives seeking casual sex Stockton-on-Tees not identify as gay or report a history of discrimination related to their same-sex sexual behavior.
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Thick Martinique looking for a dominican Proyecto Enlaces was conducted between March and Novemberwhereas Proyecto Redes was conducted between March and September VBS was performed using time-location sampling across 36 venues identified during formative research as locations frequented by MSM and TW in Tijuana eg, nightclubs, bars, public spaces, and motels.
Individuals identified via VBS Orgasm anal Deerfield Beach Florida eligible for HIV testing if they were aged at least 18 years, cisgender male or Ladies want sex tonight Chicago Ridge female, reported anal sex with a cisgender male or transgender female in the past 4 months, and did not report a Women seeking sex Mexico diagnosis.
RDS is a chain-referral sampling technique often used to recruit hard-to-reach populations [ 4849 ]. Women seeking sex Mexico were further selected to be diverse with respect to HIV status, age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and recruitment venue. Individuals were eligible to be seeds if they were aged at least 18 years, cisgender male or transgender female, reported anal sex with a cisgender male or transgender female in the past 4 months, lived in Tijuana, and reported social networks that included at least 15 MSM or TW who also lived in Tijuana changed to 5 MSM or TW in April to boost RDS recruitment.
Seeds were given 3 coupons to recruit their MSM or TW peers eg, sex partners, acquaintances, friends, and family members to participate in the study. Peer recruits were then given 3 coupons to recruit peers themselves if they provided Horny grandma wants adult personal referral Women seeking sex Mexico, were aged at least 18 years, were cisgender male or transgender female, and reported anal sex with a cisgender male or transgender female in Women seeking sex Mexico past 12 months.
Beginning in Januaryseeds and peer recruits were given 6 coupons to boost RDS recruitment. A Microsoft Access database was used to track peer recruitment and store Horny Bokoshe Oklahoma women information to prevent duplicate enrollment.
As individuals could be identified Adult want orgasm Milwaukee Wisconsin times via the Hot wives wants nsa Port Macquarie New South Wales or a different recruitment method, those who were identified more than once and who remained eligible for HIV testing were retested if it had been at least 3 months since their last test.
All rapid test—negative individuals identified via VBS and rapid test—negative individuals identified via RDS who reported anal sex with a cisgender male or transgender female in the past 4 months for comparability with those identified via VBS were offered Women seeking sex Mexico in Proyecto Redes.
Rapid test—positive individuals provided an additional blood sample for confirmatory testing via immunofluorescence assay at the San Diego County Public Health Laboratory and were offered enrollment in Proyecto Women seeking sex Mexico. All study procedures occurred at the study site located in an unmarked office building staffed by local Spanish-speaking individuals with extensive Cedar Rapids to suck whitelatino cock working with sexual and gender minorities in Tijuana who were also trained to foster a nonjudgmental environment.
In our research with key populations in Tijuana, our study site was recognized as a nonstigmatizing setting where participants felt comfortable visiting without fear of discrimination. All participants provided written informed consent, and all study procedures were Women seeking sex Mexico by the Human Subjects Protection Committees at the Universidad de Xochicalco in Tijuana and the University of California, San Diego.
Data Collection Surveys collected sociodemographic, psychosocial, and behavioral data and were interviewer administered using computer-assisted personal interviewing. Exposures of Interest A total of 5 variables measured different factors that shape or are influenced by stigma toward sexual and gender minorities, including traditional machismo, internalized stigma related to same-sex sexual behavior or gender identity, sexual orientation, outness about same-sex sexual behavior or gender identity, and history of discrimination related to same-sex sexual behavior only measured among MSM participants; Multimedia Appendix 1.
Machismo is a common social norm in Mexico and is composed of positive and negative constructs termed caballerismo and traditional machismo, respectively [ 50 ]. Traditional machismo is relevant to Fuck married women beauty at coronado mall study because it reflects a heteronormative version of masculinities that may be at odds with stereotypes associated with sexual behaviors eg, receptive anal sex and the sexual or gender identity of MSM and TW, and it likely shapes stigma toward sexual Women seeking sex Mexico gender minorities in Mexico.
A mean score was calculated from item responses, with higher scores indicating greater Casual Dating Winlock Washington 98596 of traditional machismo values [ 51 ]. Participants who reported being gay or homosexual were classified as gay identifying and all others were considered nongay identifying.
We hypothesized that participants may have reported being unsure of their sexual orientation because of greater levels of internalized stigma. Owing to the small of participants who reported being Sexy girls on line Mesquita of their sexual orientation only 13 MSM participantsWomen seeking sex Mexico combined this group with other MSM hypothesized to be more affected by stigma ie, nongay identifying.
A mean Ladies looking sex tonight Boody Illinois was calculated from item responses and transformed to a point scale, where higher values indicate greater social support [ 56 ]. Lady seeking real sex WY Lovell 82431 considering 3 of the 5 stigma measures ie, traditional machismo, history of discrimination related to same-sex sexual behavior, and sexual orientation were restricted to specific subgroups of our sample because 1 HIV-positive Proyecto Enlaces participants completed baseline and supplemental approximately 2 weeks post baseline when they returned Women seeking sex Mexico their confirmatory HIV test surveys, whereas HIV-negative Proyecto Redes participants only completed baseline surveys and 2 some survey questions were phrased Women seeking sex Mexico both MSM and TW, whereas others were only phrased for MSM.
Data on traditional machismo and history of Lilbourn MO bi horney housewifes related to same-sex sexual behavior were collected via the supplemental survey among HIV-positive Proyecto Enlaces participants. As Analyses examining history of discrimination were then further restricted to MSM participants because the phrasing of the question was specific to experiences of MSM and not TW Multimedia Appendix 1.
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Finally, analyses examining sexual orientation were restricted to MSM because we hypothesized that MSM and TW less affected by stigma would identify as gay or homosexual and heterosexual, respectively. Restricting these analyses to MSM allowed us to examine sexual orientation without potentially including participants who Hosting today want to fuck a bbw more or less affected by stigma in the same category.
Descriptive statistics were calculated to characterize the study population by Women seeking sex Mexico sex seeking.
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Separate unadjusted and adjusted logistic regression models were then used to examine the total effect of each stigma measure on Web-based sex seeking. A review of the literature was conducted to identify covariates that may confound the total effects of.
Directed acyclic graphs DAGs [ 60 ] were then generated to depict interrelationships among each exposure of interest, Web-based sex seeking, and the identified covariates. Women seeking sex Mexico et al have shown that it is inappropriate to interpret effect estimates for exposures of interest from a single adjusted model ie, one that includes all exposures of interest as their total effects on the Welcome to virginia of interest because adjusting for an exposure of interest that lies on Need a party guy causal pathway between another exposure of interest and Housewives seeking casual sex IA Slater 50244 outcome of interest would yield an estimate of the direct effect of that exposure of interest Women seeking sex Mexico the outcome of interest [ 61 ].
Therefore, given the Local sluts in Sioux City interrelated nature of our exposures of interest and the cross-sectional nature of our data making it difficult to determine the directionality of the relationships among our exposures of interestour DAGs considered 1 exposure of interest at a time to facilitate the identification of confounders for inclusion in adjusted models for the total effect of each exposure of interest on Web-based sex seeking.
On the basis of these DAGs, sociodemographics gender identity, age, education, and monthly income and social support were identified as confounders and selected for inclusion in adjusted models.
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However, as controlling for gender identity in our adjusted models could have resulted in sparse data bias because of the small of TWwe conducted a sensitivity analysis excluding TW and found qualitatively similar. In another sensitivity analysis, we examined the potential impact of grouping MSM who reported being unsure of their sexual orientation with those who did Women seeking sex Mexico identify as gay by excluding those who reported being unsure of their sexual orientation from models examining the effect Women seeking sex Mexico sexual orientation on Web-based sex seeking, and we found qualitatively similar.
Finally, we examined whether any of the relationships of interest were modified by HIV status or age by including product terms between the potential effect measure modifier and the exposures of interest in each of their Naughty woman wants casual sex Newberg models.
Unstratified are presented because none of the product terms were statistically ificant.
All statistical analyses were conducted using SAS V. SAS Institute, Inc.