Latino Truck Driver Trade: Sex and HIV in Central America by Johnny Madrigal

By Johnny Madrigal

What do truckers do approximately their sexual wishes at the road?

This startling and specified learn examines the on-the-road intercourse lives of vital American truck drivers. It takes a quantitative and qualitative examine the level of homosexuality, prostitution, drug use, and vulnerability to HIV an infection between those males who function in a surprisingly exact sexual tradition. Latino Truck driving force exchange: intercourse and HIV in imperative the US records the level in their sexual actions with either women and men in addition to drug use and prostitution between this inhabitants.

Honest and revealing, this important e-book uncovers the really good possibility that truck drivers positioned themselves in via risking HIV an infection and why Latin sexual tradition doesn't regularly outline males who perform acts with different males as “homosexual.” Latino Truck motive force alternate explores the idea that of “machismo” and why truck drivers act very “manly” (to stay away from being teased or being made enjoyable of).

Through interviews with truck drivers, this distinct account supplies perception into how buddies strain others to accomplish sexual acts, drink alcohol, and take medications in an effort to “fit in.”

Latino Truck motive force alternate: intercourse and HIV in imperative the United States

  • provides feedback for HIV prevention courses to diminish the unfold of HIV that's popular between this crew
  • shows how theories of homosexuality fail to account for its common perform between Latino heterosexual males
  • explores the sexual practices of those males
  • questions simple assumptions approximately Latin machismo
  • demonstrates how Latino males can perform homosexuality with no buying a homosexual identification
  • shows how this overseas truck motive force tradition will effect the U. S.

Latino Truck motive force exchange explicitly examines the on-the-road life of imperative American truckers, revealing that again and again they're thoroughly the other of the quiet, “normal” lives those males lead at home.

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Latino Truck Driver Trade: Sex and HIV in Central America

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