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Black Trans Men on Health at the Intersections

Citation

Poteat, Tonia & Follins, Lourdes Dolores (2016). Black Trans Men on Health at the Intersections. In Follins, Lourdes Dolores & Lassiter, Jonathan Mathias (Eds.), Black LGBT Health in the United States: At the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation (pp. 73-86). Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield.

Abstract

Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation focuses on the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of health, and considers both risk and resiliency factors for the Black LGBT population. Contributors to this collection intimately understand the associations between health and intersectional anti-Black racism, heterosexism, homonegativity, biphobia, transphobia, and social class. This collection fills a gap in current scholarship by providing information about an array of health issues like cancer, juvenile incarceration, and depression that affect all subpopulations of Black LGBT people, especially Black bisexual-identified women, Black bisexual-identified men, and Black transgender men.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Black LGBT Health in the United States: At the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Author(s)

Poteat, Tonia
Follins, Lourdes Dolores

Editor(s)

Follins, Lourdes Dolores
Lassiter, Jonathan Mathias

Year Published

2016

Pages

73-86

Publisher

Rowman & Littlefield

City of Publication

Lanham, Md.

Reference ID

12925