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Percepção de Usuários Gays, Lésbicas, Bissexuais e Transgêneros, Transexuais e Travestis do Sistema Único de Saúde

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Author(s): Elder Cerqueira-Santos | Prisla U. Calvetti | Kátia B. Rocha | Andreína Moura | Lúcia H. Barbosa | Júlia Hermel

Journal: Revista Interamericana de Psicología
ISSN 0034-9690

Volume: 44;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 235;
Date: 2010;
Original page

ABSTRACT
This study aims to identify homophobia against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders who use the Brazilian public health care system for prevention and treatment of STD/HIV/AIDS. It is an analytic exploratory qualitative study, among patients from the LGTB group in the city of Porto Alegre/Brazil. Results are presented according to the following categories: (a) Access to the public health care system; (b) Evaluation of the system; (c) Equality and specialization for the LGBT public; (d) Reception, humanization and integrality; (e) Discrimination and prejudice against LGBT group; and, (f) Suggestions to improve the system. We stress that homophobia is present in the patients' talk, especially related to their HIV status and gender identity issues.
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