Social media, men who have sex with men and sexual health in Lanarkshire: an experiential qualitative analysis

Jamie Frankis, Jane Oakland, Karen Lorimer, Mark Davis, Paul Flowers

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This report examines the lived experience of social and sexual networking for Lanarkshire men who have sex with men (MSM) to contextualise opportunities for sexual health promotion within social media.
The following research objectives were addressed in relation to Lanarkshire MSM;
How do Lanarkshire MSM use digital media?
How is digital media implicated within their sexual health?
How do service providers see digital media impacting upon the sexual health of MSM?
What opportunities for sexual health promotion do these media provide?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherSexual Health Research Network
Commissioning bodyNHS Lanarkshire
Number of pages282
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

Keywords

  • sexual health
  • sexual health promotion
  • sexual risk behaviour
  • gay men
  • gay and bisexual experiences
  • men who have sex with men
  • Scotland
  • social media
  • online health information
  • HIV/AIDS
  • HIV prevention
  • HIV testing

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