Published on in Vol 2, No 2 (2016): Jul-Dec

The Prevalence of Sexual Behavior Stigma Affecting Gay Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Across Sub-Saharan Africa and in the United States

The Prevalence of Sexual Behavior Stigma Affecting Gay Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Across Sub-Saharan Africa and in the United States

The Prevalence of Sexual Behavior Stigma Affecting Gay Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Across Sub-Saharan Africa and in the United States

Journals

  1. Ivy W, Paz-Bailey G. Changes in Characteristics and Behavior Among African American Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women in the Context of Reductions in HIV Diagnoses Among Women. AIDS and Behavior 2020;24(3):960 View
  2. Kounta C, Sagaon-Teyssier L, Coulaud P, Mora M, Maradan G, Bourrelly M, Keita A, Yoro S, Anoma C, Coulibaly C, Dah E, Agbomadji S, Mensah E, Bernier A, Couderc C, Dembélé Keita B, Laurent C, Spire B, Clark J. Male clients of male sex workers in West Africa: A neglected high-risk population. PLOS ONE 2019;14(5):e0212245 View
  3. Augustinavicius J, Baral S, Murray S, Jackman K, Xue Q, Sanchez T, Nowak R, Crowell T, Zlotorzynska M, Olawore O, Lyons C, Njindam I, Tamoufe U, Diouf D, Drame F, Kouanda S, Kouame A, Charurat M, Anato S, Mothopeng T, Mnisi Z, Kane J. Characterizing Cross-Culturally Relevant Metrics of Stigma Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Across 8 Sub-Saharan African Countries and the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology 2020;189(7):690 View
  4. Kokogho A, Amusu S, Baral S, Charurat M, Adebajo S, Makanjuola O, Tonwe V, Storme C, Michael N, Robb M, Ake J, Nowak R, Crowell T. Disclosure of Same-Sex Sexual Practices to Family and Healthcare Providers by Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Nigeria. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2021;50(4):1665 View
  5. Crowell T, Keshinro B, Baral S, Schwartz S, Stahlman S, Nowak R, Adebajo S, Blattner W, Charurat M, Ake J. Stigma, access to healthcare, and HIV risks among men who sell sex to men in Nigeria. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2017;20(1) View
  6. Moran A, Scheim A, Lyons C, Liestman B, Drame F, Ketende S, Diouf D, Ba I, Ezouatchi R, Bamba A, Kouame A, Baral S. Characterizing social cohesion and gender identity as risk determinants of HIV among cisgender men who have sex with men and transgender women in Côte d’Ivoire. Annals of Epidemiology 2020;42:25 View
  7. Lin C, Li L, Liu J, Fu X, Li Y. Mental Health Services for Men Who Have Sex with Men in China. Community Mental Health Journal 2021;57(2):380 View
  8. Abelson A, Lyons C, Decker M, Ketende S, Mfochive Njindam I, Fouda G, Ndonko F, Levitt D, Tamoufe U, Billong S, Bissek A, Baral S. Lifetime experiences of gender-based violence, depression and condom use among female sex workers in Cameroon. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 2019;65(6):445 View
  9. Kim H, Grosso A, Ky-Zerbo O, Lougue M, Stahlman S, Samadoulougou C, Ouedraogo G, Kouanda S, Liestman B, Baral S. Stigma as a barrier to health care utilization among female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Burkina Faso. Annals of Epidemiology 2018;28(1):13 View
  10. Friedland B, Sprague L, Nyblade L, Baral S, Pulerwitz J, Gottert A, Amanyeiwe U, Cheng A, Mallouris C, Anam F, Jackson A, Geibel S. Measuring intersecting stigma among key populations living with HIV: implementing the people living with HIV Stigma Index 2.0. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2018;21(S5) View
  11. Bowring A, Ketende S, Rao A, Mfochive Njindam I, Decker M, Lyons C, Levitt D, Olawore O, Turpin G, Fako G, Fouda G, Tamoufe U, Billong S, Njoya O, Zoung-Kanyi Bissek A, Baral S. Characterising unmet HIV prevention and treatment needs among young female sex workers and young men who have sex with men in Cameroon: a cross-sectional analysis. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health 2019;3(7):482 View
  12. Baral S, Turner R, Lyons C, Howell S, Honermann B, Garner A, Hess III R, Diouf D, Ayala G, Sullivan P, Millett G. Population Size Estimation of Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men Using Social Media-Based Platforms. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2018;4(1):e15 View
  13. Maksut J, Sanchez T, Wiginton J, Scheim A, Logie C, Zlotorzynska M, Lyons C, Baral S. Gender identity and sexual behavior stigmas, severe psychological distress, and suicidality in an online sample of transgender women in the United States. Annals of Epidemiology 2020 View
  14. Kunzweiler C, Bailey R, Okall D, Graham S, Mehta S, Otieno F. Depressive Symptoms, Alcohol and Drug Use, and Physical and Sexual Abuse Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Kisumu, Kenya: The Anza Mapema Study. AIDS and Behavior 2018;22(5):1517 View
  15. Kounta C, Sagaon-Teyssier L, Coulaud P, Mora M, Maradan G, Bourrelly M, Keita A, Yoro S, Anoma C, Coulibaly C, Dah E, Agbomadji S, Mensah E, Bernier A, Couderc C, Dembélé Keita B, Laurent C, Spire B, Lima V. Transactional sex among men who have sex with men participating in the CohMSM prospective cohort study in West Africa. PLOS ONE 2019;14(11):e0217115 View
  16. Furukawa N, Maksut J, Zlotorzynska M, Sanchez T, Smith D, Baral S. Sexuality Disclosure in U.S. Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men: Impact on Healthcare-Related Stigmas and HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Denial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2020;59(2):e79 View
  17. Poteat T, Ackerman B, Diouf D, Ceesay N, Mothopeng T, Odette K, Kouanda S, Ouedraogo H, Simplice A, Kouame A, Mnisi Z, Trapence G, van der Merwe L, Jumbe V, Baral S, Bekker L. HIV prevalence and behavioral and psychosocial factors among transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men in 8 African countries: A cross-sectional analysis. PLOS Medicine 2017;14(11):e1002422 View
  18. Cornell M, Dovel K. Reaching key adolescent populations. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS 2018;13(3):274 View
  19. Coulaud P, Sagaon-Teyssier L, Mimi M, M’madi Mrenda B, Maradan G, Mora M, Bourrelly M, Keita B, Keita A, Anoma C, Babo Yoro S, Dah T, Coulibaly C, Mensah E, Agbomadji S, Bernier A, Couderc C, Laurent C, Spire B. Combined Sexual Behavioral Profiles in HIV-Seronegative Men Who have Sex with Men in West Africa (CohMSM ANRS 12324-Expertise France). Archives of Sexual Behavior 2020;49(1):331 View
  20. Friedland B, Gottert A, Hows J, Baral S, Sprague L, Nyblade L, McClair T, Anam F, Geibel S, Kentutsi S, Tamoufe U, Diof D, Amenyeiwe U, Mallouris C, Pulerwitz J. The People Living with HIV Stigma Index 2.0: generating critical evidence for change worldwide. AIDS 2020;34(1):S5 View
  21. Lyons C, Olawore O, Turpin G, Coly K, Ketende S, Liestman B, Ba I, Drame F, Ndour C, Turpin N, Ndiaye S, Mboup S, Toure-Kane C, Leye-Diouf N, Castor D, Diouf D, Baral S. Intersectional stigmas and HIV-related outcomes among a cohort of key populations enrolled in stigma mitigation interventions in Senegal. AIDS 2020;34(1):S63 View
  22. Strömdahl S, Onigbanjo Williams A, Eziefule B, Emmanuel G, Iwuagwu S, Anene O, Orazulike I, Beyrer C, Baral S. An assessment of stigma and human right violations among men who have sex with men in Abuja, Nigeria. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2019;19(1) View
  23. King R, Sebyala Z, Ogwal M, Aluzimbi G, Apondi R, Reynolds S, Sullivan P, Hladik W. How men who have sex with men experience HIV health services in Kampala, Uganda. BMJ Global Health 2020;5(4):e001901 View
  24. Gruskin S, Everhart A, Olivia D, Baral S, Reisner S, Kismödi E, Cruz D, Klemmer C, Reich M, Ferguson L. “In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion. Reproductive Health Matters 2018;26(52):21 View
  25. Stahlman S, Hargreaves J, Sprague L, Stangl A, Baral S. Measuring Sexual Behavior Stigma to Inform Effective HIV Prevention and Treatment Programs for Key Populations. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2017;3(2):e23 View
  26. Eakle R, Weatherburn P, Bourne A. Understanding user perspectives of and preferences for oral PrEP for HIV prevention in the context of intervention scale‐up: a synthesis of evidence from sub‐Saharan Africa. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2019;22(S4) View
  27. Grosso A, Ketende S, Stahlman S, Ky-Zerbo O, Ouedraogo H, Kouanda S, Samadoulougou C, Lougue M, Tchalla J, Anato S, Dometo S, Nadedjo F, Pitche V, Baral S. Development and reliability of metrics to characterize types and sources of stigma among men who have sex with men and female sex workers in Togo and Burkina Faso. BMC Infectious Diseases 2019;19(1) View
  28. Lyons C, Stahlman S, Holland C, Ketende S, Van Lith L, Kochelani D, Mavimbela M, Sithole B, Maloney L, Maziya S, Baral S. Stigma and outness about sexual behaviors among cisgender men who have sex with men and transgender women in Eswatini: a latent class analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases 2019;19(1) View
  29. Geibel S, Hossain S, Pulerwitz J, Sultana N, Hossain T, Roy S, Burnett-Zieman B, Stackpool-Moore L, Friedland B, Yasmin R, Sadiq N, Yam E. Stigma Reduction Training Improves Healthcare Provider Attitudes Toward, and Experiences of, Young Marginalized People in Bangladesh. Journal of Adolescent Health 2017;60(2):S35 View
  30. Valdiserri R, Holtgrave D, Poteat T, Beyrer C. Unraveling Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minorities: A Commentary on the Persistent Impact of Stigma. Journal of Homosexuality 2019;66(5):571 View
  31. Rodriguez-Hart C, Nowak R, Musci R, German D, Orazulike I, Kayode B, Liu H, Gureje O, Crowell T, Baral S, Charurat M. Pathways from sexual stigma to incident HIV and sexually transmitted infections among Nigerian MSM. AIDS 2017;31(17):2415 View
  32. Tiamiyu A, Lawlor J, Hu F, Kokogho A, Charurat M, Ekeh C, Robb M, Adebajo S, Eluwa G, Ake J, Baral S, Nowak R, Crowell T, Baral S, Crowell T, Gaydos C, Malia J, Makanjuola O, Michael N, Ndembi N, Nowak R, Olawore O, Parker Z, Peel S, Ramadhani H, Robb M, Rodriguez-Hart C, Sanders-Buell E, Shoyemi E, Tovanabutra S, Vasan S. HIV status disclosure by Nigerian men who have sex with men and transgender women living with HIV: a cross-sectional analysis at enrollment into an observational cohort. BMC Public Health 2020;20(1) View
  33. Ruiseñor-Escudero H, Lyons C, Ketende S, Pitche V, Simplice A, Tchalla J, Sodji D, Kapesa L, Baral S. Prevalence and factors associated to disclosure of same-sex practices to family members and health care workers among men who have sex with men in Togo. AIDS Care 2019;31(8):1019 View
  34. Stangl A, Singh D, Windle M, Sievwright K, Footer K, Iovita A, Mukasa S, Baral S. A systematic review of selected human rights programs to improve HIV-related outcomes from 2003 to 2015: what do we know?. BMC Infectious Diseases 2019;19(1) View
  35. Robbins S, Dauda W, Kokogho A, Ndembi N, Mitchell A, Adebajo S, Gaydos C, Peel S, Ramadhani H, Robb M, Baral S, Ake J, Charurat M, Crowell T, Nowak R, Dalby A. Oral sex practices among men who have sex with men and transgender women at risk for and living with HIV in Nigeria. PLOS ONE 2020;15(9):e0238745 View
  36. Balaji A, Bowles K, Hess K, Smith J, Paz-Bailey G. Association Between Enacted Stigma and HIV-Related Risk Behavior Among MSM, National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, 2011. AIDS and Behavior 2017;21(1):227 View
  37. Brown T, Peerapatanapokin W. Evolving HIV epidemics. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS 2019;14(5):337 View
  38. Whiteman A, Baugher A, Sionean C. Assessing self-reported discrimination among men who have sex with men (MSM). AIDS 2021;35(1):141 View
  39. Fearon E, Bourne A, Tenza S, Palanee‐Phillips T, Kabuti R, Weatherburn P, Nutland W, Kimani J, Smith A. Online socializing among men who have sex with men and transgender people in Nairobi and Johannesburg and implications for public health‐related research and health promotion: an analysis of qualitative and respondent‐driven sampling survey data. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2020;23(S6) View
  40. Sullivan P, Phaswana‐Mafuya N, Baral S, Valencia R, Zahn R, Dominguez K, Yah C, Jones J, Kgatitswe L, McNaghten A, Siegler A, Sanchez T, Bekker L. HIV prevalence and incidence in a cohort of South African men and transgender women who have sex with men: the Sibanye Methods for Prevention Packages Programme (MP3) project. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2020;23(S6) View
  41. Keuroghlian A, Mujugira A, Mayer K. Healthcare worker training to improve quality of care for sexual and gender minority people in sub‐Saharan Africa: learning from efforts in Uganda. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2021;24(S3) View
  42. Dibble K, Baral S, Beymer M, Stahlman S, Lyons C, Olawore O, Ndour C, Turpin Nunez G, Toure-Kane C, Leye Diouf N, Diouf D, Drame F, Mboup S, Murray S. Stigma and healthcare access among men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men in Senegal. SAGE Open Medicine 2022;10:205031212110692 View
  43. Laughney C, Eliason E. Mortality Disparities Among Sexual Minority Adults in the United States. LGBT Health 2022;9(1):27 View
  44. Urada L, Ly J, Simbulan N, Hernandez L, Reed E. Traumatic Associations amongst Men and Women Selling Sex in the Philippines. Trauma Care 2022;2(2):330 View
  45. Nyblade L, Stockton M, Saalim K, Rabiu Abu‐Ba'are G, Clay S, Chonta M, Dada D, Mankattah E, Vormawor R, Appiah P, Boakye F, Akrong R, Manu A, Gyamerah E, Turner D, Sharma K, Torpey K, Nelson L. Using a mixed‐methods approach to adapt an HIV stigma reduction intervention to address intersectional stigma faced by men who have sex with men in Ghana. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2022;25(S1) View
  46. Skinner A, Stein M, Dean L, Oldenburg C, Mimiaga M, Chan P, Mayer K, Raifman J. Same-Sex Marriage Laws, Provider-Patient Communication, and PrEP Awareness and Use Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who have Sex with Men in the United States. AIDS and Behavior 2023;27(6):1897 View
  47. Jones J, Pampati S, Emrick K, Siegler A. Demographic and behavioral characteristics of urban and non-urban PrEP-using MSM in the South. AIDS Care 2022;34(11):1461 View
  48. Wiginton J, Murray S, Algarin A, Baral S, Sanchez T, Smith L. Metrics of sexual behavior stigma among cisgender men who have sex with men in Mexico: exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses. BMC Infectious Diseases 2022;22(1) View
  49. Ogunbajo A, Mayer K, Kanki P, Tsai A. Intersectional Stigma and HIV Continuum Outcomes Among Sexual Minority Men in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Conceptual Framework. American Journal of Public Health 2022;112(S4):S374 View
  50. Jones J, Edwards O, Merrill L, Sullivan P, Stephenson R. Interest in HIV Prevention Mobile Phone Apps: Focus Group Study With Sexual and Gender Minority Persons Living in the Rural Southern United States. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(6):e38075 View
  51. Jones J, Zlotorzynska M, Villarino X, Sanchez T. Where is Rural? Examining the Effect of Rural Classification Method on Disparities in HIV and STI Testing Uptake Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in the United States. AIDS and Behavior 2022;26(9):2897 View
  52. Freeman J, Trujillo L, Baugher A. Prevalence of and racial/ethnic differences in sexuality disclosure among men who have sex with men in 23 U.S. cities—National HIV Behavioral Surveillance, 2017. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services 2022;21(1):76 View
  53. Ramadhani H, Kayode B, Ndembi N, Crowell T, Nowak R, Dimlong O, Katu C, Adebiyi R, Baral S, Charurat M. The quality of life among men who have sex with men (MSM) living with and those not living with HIV in Abuja Nigeria. AIDS Care 2023;35(10):1534 View
  54. Silvestri F, Tilchin C, Wagner J, Hamill M, Rompalo A, Ghanem K, Schumacher C, Ruhs S, Greenbaum A, Latkin C, Jennings J. Enacted Sexual Minority Stigma, Psychological Distress, and Sexual and Drug Risk Behaviors Among Urban Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM). AIDS and Behavior 2023;27(2):496 View
  55. Decker M, Lyons C, Guan K, Mosenge V, Fouda G, Levitt D, Abelson A, Nunez G, Njindam I, Kurani S, Baral S. A Systematic Review of Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response Interventions for HIV Key Populations: Female Sex Workers, Men Who Have Sex With Men, and People Who Inject Drugs. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse 2022;23(2):676 View
  56. Okonkwo N, Rwema J, Lyons C, Liestman B, Nyombayire J, Olawore O, Nsanzimana S, Mugwaneza P, Kagaba A, Sullivan P, Allen S, Karita E, Baral S. The Relationship Between Sexual Behavior Stigma and Depression Among Men Who have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Kigali, Rwanda: a Cross-sectional Study. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction 2022;20(6):3228 View
  57. Wiginton J, Murray S, Augustinavicius J, Maksut J, Anderson B, Sey K, Ma Y, Flynn C, German D, Higgins E, Menza T, Orellana E, Flynn A, Al-Tayyib A, Kienzle J, Shields G, Lopez Z, Wermuth P, Baral S. Metrics of Sexual Behavior Stigma Among Cisgender Men Who Have Sex With Men in 9 Cities Across the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology 2022;191(1):93 View
  58. Wiginton J, Murray S, Poku O, Augustinavicius J, Jackman K, Kane J, Billong S, Diouf D, Ba I, Mothopeng T, Njindam I, Turpin G, Tamoufe U, Sithole B, Zlotorzynska M, Sanchez T, Baral S. Disclosure of same-sex practices and experiences of healthcare stigma among cisgender men who have sex with men in five sub-Saharan African countries. BMC Public Health 2021;21(1) View
  59. Jones J, Stephenson R, Edwards O, Merrill L, Martinez C, Sullivan P. Willingness to Participate in and Preferences for Studies of mHealth HIV Prevention Interventions: Cross-Sectional Study Among Sexual and Gender Minority Groups in the Southern United States. AIDS and Behavior 2023;27(9):2815 View
  60. Nabil F, Grachev K, Gasch-Gallén Á, Rosés i Belló A, Mamadou Mbaye E, Gueye K, Nkoum N, Gaede B. The design and evaluation of a training program on culturally competent psychosocial care provision for men who have sex with men in Senegal. PLOS ONE 2023;18(7):e0288018 View
  61. Jozsa K, Owens C, Hill R, Newcomb M. Young Sexual Minority Males’ Perceptions and Experiences of Sexual Healthcare in Urban and Rural Areas. Sexuality Research and Social Policy 2023 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Lim S, Sim M, Yee A, Guadamuz T. Handbook of Social Inclusion. View
  2. Ceballos-Gurrola O, López-Walle J, Medina-Rodríguez R, Tristán-Rodríguez J, Ródenas-Cuenca L. Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Athletes in Latin America. View
  3. Lim S, Sim M, Yee A, Guadamuz T. Handbook of Social Inclusion. View