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New PDF release: AIDS alibis: sex, drugs, and crime in the Americas

By Stephanie Kane

ISBN-10: 156639628X

ISBN-13: 9781566396288

What do executive future health rules, relevant American rituals, blue- and white-collar staff, HIV, and the warfare on medicines have in universal with mayhem, homicide, and different social evils? AIDS Alibis is a clean, astute - in a be aware, hip - research of that commonality.

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The only thing our intervention project could do for Jacqui was send her back out on the street with a bunch of free condoms in her pocket. Why were we not mounting an honest and courageous public health intervention that would initiate debates at top government levels on the crucial question of access to clean needles? We document that Jacqui's risk is derived primarily from tricks who inject drugs in a city where carrying a clean needle may make one subject to arrest. She is not unique. S. AIDS cases among adults were directly or indirectly associated with injecting drug use.

He grabs me right here in my face with his teeth and just start biting. It hurt and I bit him back. So we both got marks. ] I stopped having regular customers, because regular customers are more problems than just picking a guy off the street. Because a regular customer, he tends to want deals, he wants to give you half the money this time. Half the money next time. Some of them will fall in love with you. I had a couple of them that fell in love with me. I had to leave them alone. They would come down while I'm working and acting crazy and what not.

Right now today I see this same guy around my parents' house. The first time I seen him again, my father ran over there and beat him with a bat. They called the police and they had him locked up and a few hours later he was out walking the streets again. Ever since then, I been having sex. I started working on the street about a year and a half ago. I met this guy, the one that is here with me now, he was telling me how it was and it all sounded so good coming from the mouth. You get out on the street and it's a different thing.

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