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Cynthia A. Gomez

In: AIDS, Identity, and Community: The HIV Epidemic and Lesbians and Gay Men

Chapter 2: Lesbians at Risk for HIV: The Unresolved Debate

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Lesbians at Risk for HIV: The Unresolved Debate
Lesbians at risk for HIV: The unresolved debate
CynthiaA.Gomez

Possible Female-to-Female Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus

—Marmor et al. (1986, article title)

Prevention of HIV infection in the lesbian community will require efforts to prevent and reduce IV-drug use—the major… means of transmission in this population.

—Chu, Buehler, Fleming, and Berkelmen (1990, p. 1380)

I've never used drugs, never slept with a man, never had a blood transfusion. I'm 22, a lesbian, have only had sex with women, and I'm HIV positive.

—Anonymous (personal communication, September 30, 1991)

No Evidence for Female-to-Female HIV Transmission Among 960,000 Female Blood Donors

—Petersen, Doll, White, and Chu (1992, article title)

Two Texas women may have developed HIV…by woman-to-woman sex.

—Davidson (1993, p. A5)

It is difficult to comprehend how, as the second ...

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