The paper explores narratives about sexual relationships while incarcerated among forty-eight formerly incarcerated behaviorally bisexual Black men in the San Francisco Bay Area, which is located in the state of California.
The fear that the statement of this homosexuality will cause conflict or rejection is very difficult to overcome. The proportion HIV-positive now tends to increase in the manner of other STDs, with duration of exposure to the risk of infection.
For more than one-third, a precipitated departure from the parental home goes together with problems of social insertion. In discussions of sexual relationships as well as in choosing not to seek out sexual relationships, men often considered their peers both as mechanisms of surveillance and support, as well as the surveillance of the institution itself, enacted through guards and specific prison policies.
Pollak has pointed out, the young adult must come to terms with a new role, homosexual, despite having perhaps been brought up to scorn it. Prisoner codes of manhood are informally regulated such that those who violate them can face punishment on the part of other prisoners.
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