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Published: 20100529

By: Zoe Duby

Heterosexual anal sex in the age of HIV

by Zoe Duby

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Heterosexual anal intercourse is the most efficient sexual vector for HIV transmission, yet little is known about this particular sexual behaviour. Recent findings have highlighted anal sex as a significant but neglected source of HIV infection. This paper serves as a discursive exploration into the under-discussed topic of heterosexual anal sex and pervading penile-vaginal heteronormativity. To understand the origins and character of the seemingly universal ambivalence towards heterosexual anal intercourse I attempt to situate it historically. There is general ignorance concerning the prevalence of this sexual behaviour, but there exist deep-seated taboos and undertones of immorality and abnormality associated with it. All these factors play a part in individual sexual decision making; an attempt is made at exploring the motivations and personal choices that culminate in an act of heterosexual anal intercourse. These perceptions of heterosexual anal sex have shaped responses to the global HIV epidemic and influenced the design and content of safe sex education, behavioural interventions and clinical services.

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Title:
Heterosexual anal sex in the age of HIV
ISBN-10:
3838303040
ISBN-13:
9783838303048
Author:
Zoe Duby
Publisher:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Published Date:
20100529
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
104
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.66 H x 5.91 W (inches)

Zoe Duby

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