Lefebvre, Cowansville, Yvon Blais. Similarly, Réunion is known for being welcoming to LGBT people and has been described as a "gay-friendly haven in Africa". Forssell et C. They will beat you up. Several studies involving samples of adoptive parents without setting apart the lesbian mothers and gay fathers, using self-administered questionnaires, describe positive family functioning and children showing positive psychological adjustment Erich et al.
HIV and its association with male homosexuality became the scapegoat for the prison riot, and a culture of fear paralysed HIV prevention efforts in the correctional system. De Sutter, P. In Jamaica, there exists a significant body of work that characterises sexual culture from a gendered perspective, using a symbolic interactionist framework to explore the meaning and reproduction of norms of masculinity Sobo ; Chevannes ; UNIFEM