Five generations of gay men: Gay men’s health linked to the place of AIDS in their formative years

Gay men’s health is closely linked to the era in which they were born and raised and which generation of gay they belong to, says an associate professor in psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  

“How gay men think about themselves, their bodies and their desires is a product of social and historical time,” Phillip Hammack told the ninth annual BC Gay Men’s Health Summit in his keynote address on Nov 8.

Photo of Phillip Hammack smiling
Phillip Hammack

 

This article was written by Nathaniel Christopher and originally posted on DailyXtra. Please click HERE to read the full article.

 

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Five generations of gay men: Gay men’s health linked to the place of AIDS in their formative years
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