Men of Color: A Context for Service to Homosexually Active by John Longres

By John Longres

males of colour offers these operating within the social companies with an review framework for making a choice on and realizing the developmental wishes of homosexual and bisexual males of colour. via including an ethnic size to the literature on gay behavior and id, this booklet is helping carrier companies enhance companies for males from all groups. It offers insightful implications for perform and courses, providing useful, useful info for making plans prone for African-, Asian-, Latino-, and local Americans.

Chapters in males of colour promises a context for operating with homosexually energetic males of colour, despite their particular carrier wishes. This wide base is built by means of displaying that the that means of gay behavior and identification alterations throughout cultures and generations; that the homosexual rights circulate is having a profound influence on all ethnic/racial groups; that even if the pull towards the homosexual neighborhood is robust, the pull to keep ethnic identities is both powerful; and that homosexuality varies culturally and traditionally. members give:

  • a cross-cultural comparability of id, networks, and social help styles between European-, African-, and Latino American males looking companies from an HIV prevention program.
  • an ecological evaluation version that may be utilized by social provider execs operating with African American men.
  • an historically-based description of local American males that ends with their very own precise imaginative and prescient for scientific services.
  • a evaluation of the literature on Latin American and Filipino men.
  • an historic exam of Korean norms and attitudes on homosexuality.
  • a dialogue of an utilized study schedule for homosexual males of colour that derives from the necessity to enhance supply of social services.

    Men of colour asserts that homosexually energetic males of colour are usually stuck in a quandary: they need to choose from their ethnic and sexual identities, both placing their ethnicity earlier than their gayness, or their gayness sooner than their ethnicity. The ebook predicts that the trap of sexual freedom, coupled with the relaxation of previous traditions, will bring about a brand new synthesis of homosexual and ethnic identities and is helping carrier companies facilitate this synthesis. no matter if you’re a social merchant, social paintings or health and wellbeing educator, or gay/lesbian reports educator, you will discover males of colour an excellent advisor for making improvements to your services.

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