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agency. See personal responsibility AIDS: 30 Is ENUF! The History of the AIDS Epidemic in Black America (Black AIDS Institute), 114 Al (interview participant), 34, 37, 39, 59, 68; HIV origin theory of, 87–88, 90 Alan (interview participant), 36, 143n19 alcohol: and childhood and sexual trauma, 20, 24–28; as coping mechanism, 19–21; distribution, 23, 30–32, 142nn16–17; drink choice as risk factor, 36–38; drinking alone as risk reduction strategy, 35–36; drinking as communication, 23, 143n20; harm reduction and, 26, 46, 50–51, 53, 91, 146n12; historical trauma of racism and, 15, 20–22, 139nn6–7; and HIV/AIDS, 32–40; and HIV risk behavior, 25, 27, 29, 34–36, 38–40; lack of study of link between HIV/AIDS and, 39; as numbing of discontent and resistance, 34; and other substances, 138n5; passing down of drinking practices, 19–20, 22; personal agency and responsibility and, 37–38, 40; political economy of, 3, 16, 140n10; as racialized commodity productive of sexual selves, 15–16, 22, 26–27, 29; sexual disinhibition and, 23, 29, 37, 40; use in Black vs. white populations, 22, 139n9. See also liquor store on every corner Alice (interview participant), 69–70, 148n32 anal sex, 49–51, 146n12 Anna (interview participant), 26–28, 30, 69 archives of feeling, 10, 17, 74, 76, 93–95; defined in context of HIV/AIDS among Black communities, 149n3 ballroom culture, 148n23 Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood, 12–13, 13f, 14f, 79, 89, 121; alcohol distribution in, 32 Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black America (Boykin), 44 “Black” Brokeback Mountain, 2, 41–42 Black church, 3; homophobia and, 55–59, 152n13; pastor discourse and rhetoric in, 104–105 Black gay men and sexuality, 1–2, 41–43; Black church and, 58–59; gendered resistance to compulsory heterosexuality by, 59–64; HIV rates of, 43, 101–102, 157n11. See also down-low discourse; homophobia Black male sexuality, 41–42, 52; policing of in Black communities, 43, 59; vilification of Black male sexual behavior and, 2, 43–45, 53–55, 116, 144n6, 145n7, 147n21. See also “Black” Brokeback Mountain; Brokeback Mountain; down-low discourse Black women: down-low discourse and, 53–55; HIV testing and, 27, 69–70, 140n11, 148n32; incarceration and, 69–70; sexual trauma and, 24–28, 58, 70; transmission of HIV/AIDS to in heterosexual relationships, 6, 43–45, 53–54, 67–69, 140n11 body and bodies theories, 15, 44, 89, 115, 120; alcohol and risky bodies, 21, 23, 34–37, 40, 116; gendered resistance to compulsory heterosexuality and, 59–60; habitus and, 10, 134n26, 135n27; opposition to scientific framing of, 93; production of, 2–3, 9–10 Bourdieu, Pierre, 10, 42–43, 114–115, 162n35 Boykin, Keith, 44 Brokeback Mountain (film), 41–42, 44–45; homophobic response to, 1–2, 129n1 Butler, Judith, 52, 61 Index 179 capitalization, of Black, 129n2 Cathy (interview participant), 72–73 Christopher (interview participant), 84–87 class. See structural inequalities Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy, 111 Cobb, William Jelani, 104, 158n20, 159n21 Cohen, Cathy, 43–44, 145n8 compulsory heterosexuality, 2, 42; gendered resistance to, 59–64; gender regulation and, 52, 56; homophobia and, 51–52, 54, 56–57; incarceration and, 68, 148n30 condoms, 4, 53, 65–66, 91, 153n14 “Confusing God and Government” sermon (Wright), 103 conspiracies of intent and neglect, 76, 78, 80, 83–87, 143n19; intersection of race and class in, 4–5, 87–93, 116, 133n20 conspiracy narratives, 3–4, 45, 75, 150n6, 152n13, 153nn16–17; academic theories about, 74–76, 149n4; as archives of feeling, 17, 74, 76, 93, 95, 149n3; college graduates and, 75; as counter-narratives, 15, 17, 74, 93; cure existence theories, 72–74; as ethnosociologies and collective memory of racism, 17, 75, 78, 81, 83–95; as eugenics/targeting of Black communities, 5, 21, 73, 76, 78, 80–81, 83–87; as form of population control developed during Vietnam War, 91–92; genocide theories, 56, 151n9; history of medical experimentation on Blacks and, 75, 83–84, 88; HIV origin theories, summary of, 76, 77t, 78; man-made (no eugenics) theories, 76, 80–83; natural virus theory, 76, 77t, 78–79; Oral Polio Vaccine theory, 80; pharmaceutical companies profits and, 89–93; public health messages and, 86–87, 153n14; socioeconomics and, 80–81, 83–84, 87–93; in South Africa, 75, 150n8; white attempt to eliminate homosexuals theory, 87–88. See also conspiracies of intent and neglect counter-narratives, 15, 17, 73–74, 93–95...

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ISBN
9780813560991
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9780813560984
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OCLC
867740429
Pages
204
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2013-10-21
Language
English
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