References About the hdci lab. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2021, from http://hdci.fiu.edu/About.html Bruce, D., Ramirez-Valles, J., & Campbell, R. T. (2008). Stigmatization, substance use, and sexual risk behavior among Latino gay and bisexual men and transgender persons. Journal of Drug Issues, 38(1), 235-260. Communication, education on gender and orientation. (2020, September 24). Retrieved February 10, 2021, from https://yesinstitute.org/about/ DuBois,Continue reading “Experiences of LatinE Transgender and Gender Diverse people in South Florida”
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Travel and Conduct Research Abroad With Fulbright
Hector Peguero’s semester abroad leads to a Fulbright research year working with the LGBTQ community in India and a published paper in Columbia University’s Journal of Global Health.
“Even an HIV infected person can live 100 years”: Perceptions of HIV among Hijras in Mysore, India.
The Journal of Global Health at Columbia University
A Personal Fight for the Dignity of L.G.B.T. People in India
Finding Love in the Transgender Community
Four months down, and I’m busier than ever in Mysore. No travel has been scheduled and my desk feels like there is no other place to be. The team at Public Health Research Institute of India (PHRII) has been supportive and creative when it comes to my project, helping the transgender community. I can sayContinue reading “Finding Love in the Transgender Community”
Grindr through Mysore’s Eyes
Its December and Thanksgiving was silent. Three months in India felt like a lifetime, but at least I am not getting homesick. I have so much love for this country that sometimes I feel like staying and finishing my career in Mysore. This is a place where I know I will not die of aContinue reading “Grindr through Mysore’s Eyes”
To Be Gay or Not To Be Gay
In 1994 a Middle East republic created a decree for laws title “Section eleven adultery, defamation; corruption of the moral” an article that follows: Homosexuality is the contact of one man to another through his posterior; both sodomites whether males or females are punished with whipping of one hundred strokes if not married. It isContinue reading “To Be Gay or Not To Be Gay”
Normal or Abnormal: Is it an International Word?
How do people define the words “normal” and “abnormal”? Are these words used often, are they insulting or is it common in society to use these words? By the Oxford dictionary, the word normal is defined as Conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected (Oxford University Press, 2018) and abnormal as deviating from whatContinue reading “Normal or Abnormal: Is it an International Word?”
Why are you NOT married?
I have arrived in Mysore and it has been an interesting few weeks getting used to the weather and culture. Even though I feel like I am at home, there are still some adjustments that I need to make to be a Mysorean. To begin my research and be able to travel it was imperativeContinue reading “Why are you NOT married?”
HIJRAS/TRANSGENDER WOMEN IN INDIA: HIV, HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION
Picture from : The Better India Click the link. HIJRAS/TRANSGENDER WOMEN IN INDIA: HIV, HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION.