Sexuality, sexual network and risks of HIV infection among Money Boys (MB) in Northeast China

Xiaoxing Fu, Lei Zhang, Eric P. F. Chow, Ma Tiecheng

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Abstract

Money boys have become one of the emerging populations in the underground sex industry in China in recent years. Due to the rapid spread of HIV infection among Chinese MBs, MB is now one of the targeted populations in the HIV/AIDS intervention and prevention programs. This qualitative study employed participant observation,in-depth interview and focus-group methods to investigate the sexual networks among MBs and the operation mechanism of the sex industry in Northeast China. HIV intervention programs targeted different venues, services and self-identity among MBs should be implemented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91 - 102
Number of pages11
JournalPopulation Research
Volume36
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Sexuality
  • Sexual Network
  • HIV Risks
  • Money Boys

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