Shari Dworkin, PhD, MS

TitleProfessor and Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
SchoolUCSF School of Nursing
DepartmentSocial Behavioral Sciences
Address2 Koret Way
San Francisco CA 94143
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    1. Zakaras JM, Weiser SD, Hatcher AM, Weke E, Burger RL, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Dworkin S, et al. Erratum to: A Qualitative Investigation of the Impact of a Livelihood Intervention on Gendered Power and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Adults in Rural Kenya. Arch Sex Behav. 2017 05; 46(4):1135. PMID: 27571740.
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    2. Dworkin S, Zakaras JM, Campbell C, Wilson P, Grisham K, Chakravarty D, Neilands TB, Hoff C. Relationship Power Among Same-Sex Male Couples in New York and San Francisco: Laying the Groundwork for Sexual Risk Reduction Interventions Focused on Interpersonal Power. J Sex Res. 2017 Sep; 54(7):923-935. PMID: 28276938.
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    3. Weiser SD, Hatcher AM, Hufstedler LL, Weke E, Dworkin S, Bukusi EA, Burger RL, Kodish S, Grede N, Butler LM, Cohen CR, et al. Changes in Health and Antiretroviral Adherence Among HIV-Infected Adults in Kenya: Qualitative Longitudinal Findings from a Livelihood Intervention. AIDS Behav. 2017 02; 21(2):415-427. PMID: 27637497.
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    4. Kwena ZA, Shisanya CA, Bukusi EA, Turan JM, Dworkin S, Rota GA, Mwanzo IJ. Jaboya ("Sex for Fish"): A Qualitative Analysis of Contextual Risk Factors for Extramarital Partnerships in the Fishing Communities in Western Kenya. Arch Sex Behav. 2017 Oct; 46(7):1877-1890. PMID: 28108929.
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    5. Tsai AC, Hatcher AM, Bukusi EA, Weke E, Lemus Hufstedler L, Dworkin S, Kodish S, Cohen CR, Weiser SD. A Livelihood Intervention to Reduce the Stigma of HIV in Rural Kenya: Longitudinal Qualitative Study. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jan; 21(1):248-260. PMID: 26767535.
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    6. Onu CC, Dworkin S, Ongeri LG, Oyaro P, Neylan TC, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Rota G, Meffert SM, et al. Brief Report: Sexual Violence Against HIV-Positive Women in the Nyanza Region of Kenya: Is Condom Negotiation an Instigator? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jan 01; 74(1):52-55. PMID: 27509254.
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    7. Weber S, Zakaras JM, Hilliard S, Cohan D, Dworkin S. "Is It All Right for Me to Have a Baby or Not?": Men Living With HIV Discuss Fertility Desires and Interactions With Providers. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2017 Jan - Feb; 28(1):118-129. PMID: 28010827.
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    8. Tsai AC, Kohrt BA, Matthews LT, Betancourt TS, Lee JK, Papachristos AV, Weiser SD, Dworkin S. Promises and pitfalls of data sharing in qualitative research. Soc Sci Med. 2016 Nov; 169:191-198. PMID: 27535900.
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    9. Zakaras JM, Weiser SD, Hatcher AM, Weke E, Burger RL, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Dworkin S, et al. A Qualitative Investigation of the Impact of a Livelihood Intervention on Gendered Power and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Adults in Rural Kenya. Arch Sex Behav. 2017 May; 46(4):1121-1133. PMID: 27507020.
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    10. Campbell CK, Gomez AM, Hoff C, Grisham KK, Wilson PA, Dworkin S. Sexual behavior and HIV risk among age-discrepant, same-sex male couples. Cult Health Sex. 2016 Jun 13; 1-14. PMID: 27291984.
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    11. Fleming PJ, Colvin C, Peacock D, Dworkin S. What role can gender-transformative programming for men play in increasing men's HIV testing and engagement in HIV care and treatment in South Africa? Cult Health Sex. 2016 Nov; 18(11):1251-64. PMID: 27267890.
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    12. Lerum K, Dworkin S. The Power of (But Not In?) Sexual Configurations Theory. Arch Sex Behav. 2016 Apr; 45(3):495-9. PMID: 26679302.
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    13. Hilliard S, Bukusi E, Grabe S, Lu T, Hatcher AM, Kwena Z, Mwaura-Muiru E, Dworkin S. Perceived Impact of a Land and Property Rights Program on Violence Against Women in Rural Kenya: A Qualitative Investigation. Violence Against Women. 2016 Mar 06. PMID: 26951306.
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    14. Lotfi R, Ramezani Tehrani F, Salehifar D, Dworkin S. Erratum to: Predictors of Condom Use Among Iranian Women at Risk of HIV. Arch Sex Behav. 2016 Feb; 45(2):439. PMID: 26621150.
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    15. Fleming PJ, Dworkin S. The importance of masculinity and gender norms for understanding institutional responses to HIV testing and treatment strategies. AIDS. 2016 Jan 02; 30(1):157-8. PMID: 26731760; PMCID: PMC4703363 [Available on 01/02/17].
    16. Dworkin S, Lerum K, Zakaras JM. Sexuality in the Global South: 50 Years of Published Research in the Journal of Sex Research-Inclusions, Omissions, and Future Possibilities. J Sex Res. 2016 Nov-Dec; 53(9):1059-1064. PMID: 26694128.
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    17. Harrington EK, Dworkin S, Withers M, Onono M, Kwena Z, Newmann SJ. Gendered power dynamics and women's negotiation of family planning in a high HIV prevalence setting: a qualitative study of couples in western Kenya. Cult Health Sex. 2016; 18(4):453-69. PMID: 26503879.
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    18. Fleming PJ, Gruskin S, Rojo F, Dworkin S. Men's violence against women and men are inter-related: Recommendations for simultaneous intervention. Soc Sci Med. 2015 Dec; 146:249-56. PMID: 26482359; PMCID: PMC4643362 [Available on 12/01/16].
    19. Lotfi R, Ramezani Tehrani F, Salehifar D, Dworkin S. Predictors of Condom Use Among Iranian Women at Risk of HIV. Arch Sex Behav. 2016 Feb; 45(2):429-37. PMID: 26450127.
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    20. Weiser SD, Bukusi EA, Steinfeld RL, Frongillo EA, Weke E, Dworkin S, Pusateri K, Shiboski S, Scow K, Butler LM, Cohen CR. Shamba Maisha: randomized controlled trial of an agricultural and finance intervention to improve HIV health outcomes. AIDS. 2015 Sep 10; 29(14):1889-94. PMID: 26214684; PMCID: PMC4573846.
    21. Hoff CC, Chakravarty D, Bircher AE, Campbell CK, Grisham K, Neilands TB, Wilson PA, Dworkin S. Attitudes Towards PrEP and Anticipated Condom Use Among Concordant HIV-Negative and HIV-Discordant Male Couples. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2015 Jul; 29(7):408-17. PMID: 26057304; PMCID: PMC4504342.
    22. Withers M, Dworkin S, Zakaras JM, Onono M, Oyier B, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Grossman D, Newmann SJ. 'Women now wear trousers': men's perceptions of family planning in the context of changing gender relations in western Kenya. Cult Health Sex. 2015; 17(9):1132-46. PMID: 26032620.
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    23. Withers M, Dworkin S, Onono M, Oyier B, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Newmann SJ. Men's Perspectives on Their Role in Family Planning in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Stud Fam Plann. 2015 Jun; 46(2):201-15. PMID: 26059990.
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    24. Dworkin S, Fleming PJ, Colvin CJ. The promises and limitations of gender-transformative health programming with men: critical reflections from the field. Cult Health Sex. 2015; 17 Suppl 2:S128-43. PMID: 25953008; PMCID: PMC4637253.
    25. Cohen CR, Steinfeld RL, Weke E, Bukusi EA, Hatcher AM, Shiboski S, Rheingans R, Scow KM, Butler LM, Otieno P, Dworkin S, Weiser SD. Shamba Maisha: Pilot agricultural intervention for food security and HIV health outcomes in Kenya: design, methods, baseline results and process evaluation of a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Springerplus. 2015; 4:122. PMID: 25992307; PMCID: PMC4429425.
    26. Zunner B, Dworkin S, Neylan TC, Bukusi EA, Oyaro P, Cohen CR, Abwok M, Meffert SM. HIV, violence and women: unmet mental health care needs. J Affect Disord. 2015 Mar 15; 174:619-26. PMID: 25574781; PMCID: PMC4340747.
    27. Gruskin S, Safreed-Harmon K, Moore CL, Steiner RJ, Dworkin S. HIV and gender-based violence: welcome policies and programmes, but is the research keeping up? Reprod Health Matters. 2014 Nov; 22(44):174-84. PMID: 25555774.
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    28. Fleming PJ, Lee JG, Dworkin S. Fleming et al. respond. Am J Public Health. 2014 Oct; 104(10):e1-2. PMID: 25122016.
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    29. Ha NQ, Dworkin S, Martínez-Patiño MJ, Rogol AD, Rosario V, Sánchez FJ, Wrynn A, Vilain E. Hurdling over sex? Sport, science, and equity. Arch Sex Behav. 2014 Aug; 43(6):1035-42. PMID: 25085349.
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    30. Hatcher AM, Colvin CJ, Ndlovu N, Dworkin S. Intimate partner violence among rural South African men: alcohol use, sexual decision-making, and partner communication. Cult Health Sex. 2014; 16(9):1023-39. PMID: 24939358; PMCID: PMC4490163.
    31. Fleming PJ, Lee JG, Dworkin S. "Real men don't": constructions of masculinity and inadvertent harm in public health interventions. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun; 104(6):1029-35. PMID: 24825202; PMCID: PMC4062033.
    32. Baker P, Dworkin S, Tong S, Banks I, Shand T, Yamey G. The men's health gap: men must be included in the global health equity agenda. Bull World Health Organ. 2014 Aug 01; 92(8):618-20. PMID: 25197149; PMCID: PMC4147416.
    33. Upadhyay UD, Dworkin S, Weitz TA, Foster DG. Development and validation of a reproductive autonomy scale. Stud Fam Plann. 2014 Mar; 45(1):19-41. PMID: 24615573.
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    34. Camlin CS, Kwena ZA, Dworkin S, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA. "She mixes her business": HIV transmission and acquisition risks among female migrants in western Kenya. Soc Sci Med. 2014 Feb; 102:146-56. PMID: 24565152; PMCID: PMC3935174.
    35. Dworkin S, Treves-Kagan S, Lippman SA. Gender-transformative interventions to reduce HIV risks and violence with heterosexually-active men: a review of the global evidence. AIDS Behav. 2013 Nov; 17(9):2845-63. PMID: 23934267.
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    36. Dworkin S, Lu T, Grabe S, Kwena Z, Mwaura-Muiru E, Bukusi E. What community-level strategies are needed to secure women's property rights in Western Kenya? Laying the groundwork for a future structural HIV prevention intervention. AIDS Care. 2014; 26(6):754-7. PMID: 24116828; PMCID: PMC4115789.
    37. Campbell CK, Gómez AM, Dworkin S, Wilson PA, Grisham KK, McReynolds J, Vielehr P, Hoff C. Health, trust, or "just understood": explicit and implicit condom decision-making processes among black, white, and interracial same-sex male couples. Arch Sex Behav. 2014 May; 43(4):697-706. PMID: 23912774; PMCID: PMC3912224.
    38. Withers M, Dworkin S, Harrington E, Kwena Z, Onono M, Bukusi E, Cohen CR, Grossman D, Newmann SJ. Fertility intentions among HIV-infected, sero-concordant couples in Nyanza province, Kenya. Cult Health Sex. 2013; 15(10):1175-90. PMID: 23885924; PMCID: PMC3835420.
    39. Camlin CS, Kwena ZA, Dworkin S. Jaboya vs. jakambi: Status, negotiation, and HIV risks among female migrants in the "sex for fish" economy in Nyanza Province, Kenya. AIDS Educ Prev. 2013 Jun; 25(3):216-31. PMID: 23631716; PMCID: PMC3717412.
    40. Dworkin S, Hatcher AM, Colvin C, Peacock D. Impact of a Gender-Transformative HIV and Antiviolence Program on Gender Ideologies and Masculinities in Two Rural, South African Communities. Men Masc. 2013 Jun 01; 16(2). PMID: 24311940.
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    41. Tan JY, Pratto F, Operario D, Dworkin S. Sexual positioning and race-based attraction by preferences for social dominance among gay Asian/Pacific Islander men in the United States. Arch Sex Behav. 2013 Oct; 42(7):1233-9. PMID: 23546892; PMCID: PMC3999158.
    42. Lu T, Zwicker L, Kwena Z, Bukusi E, Mwaura-Muiru E, Dworkin S. Assessing barriers and facilitators of implementing an integrated HIV prevention and property rights program in Western Kenya. AIDS Educ Prev. 2013 Apr; 25(2):151-63. PMID: 23514082; PMCID: PMC3753177.
    43. van den Berg W, Hendricks L, Hatcher A, Peacock D, Godana P, Dworkin S. 'One Man Can': shifts in fatherhood beliefs and parenting practices following a gender-transformative programme in Eastern Cape, South Africa. Gend Dev. 2013 Feb 01; 21(1):111-125. PMID: 24000276.
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    44. Cooky C, Dworkin S. Policing the boundaries of sex: a critical examination of gender verification and the Caster Semenya controversy. J Sex Res. 2013; 50(2):103-11. PMID: 23320629.
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    45. Van den Berg, W., Godana, P., Hendricks, L., Hatcher, A., Dworkin, S.L. . Gender & Development. Shifts in fatherhood beliefs and parenting practices following a gender-transformative health programme in Eastern Cape, South Africa. 2013; 1(21):111-125.
    46. Dworkin, S.L., Grabe, S. Lu, T., Kwena, Z., Bukusi, E. Mwaura-Muira, E. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Property rights violations as a structural driver of women's HIV risks in Nyanza and Western Provinces, Kenya. 2013.
    47. Horton KL, Dworkin S. Redefining gender-based power to move beyond interpersonal approaches to HIV prevention. ANS Adv Nurs Sci. 2013 Jan-Mar; 36(1):42-50. PMID: 23370499.
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    48. Dworkin, S.L., Hatcher, A. Colvin,C., Peacock, D. . Impact of an anti-violence and HIV program on masculinities and gender ideologies in Limpopo and the Eastern Cape. Men and Masculinities. doi:10.1177/1097184X12469878. 2013.
    49. Lu, T., Kwena, Z., Zwicker, L., Bukusi, E., Maura-Muira, E., Dworkin, S. . AIDS Education and Prevention. (2013). Securing women’s property rights in the era of HIV/AIDS: Barriers and facilitators of implementing a community-led structural intervention in Western Kenya. 2013; 2(25):151-163.
    50. Hatcher AM, Tsai AC, Kumbakumba E, Dworkin S, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Clark G, Bangsberg DR, Weiser SD. Sexual relationship power and depression among HIV-infected women in Rural Uganda. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e49821. PMID: 23300519; PMCID: PMC3530575.
    51. Lotfi R, Ramezani Tehrani F, Merghati Khoei E, Yaghmaei F, Dworkin S. How do women at risk of HIV/AIDS in Iran perceive gender norms and gendered power relations in the context of safe sex negotiations? Arch Sex Behav. 2013 Jul; 42(5):873-81. PMID: 23224750.
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    52. Dworkin S. Sample size policy for qualitative studies using in-depth interviews. Arch Sex Behav. 2012 Dec; 41(6):1319-20. PMID: 22968493.
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    53. Dworkin S, Grabe S, Lu T, Hatcher AM, Hatcher A, Kwena Z, Bukusi E, Mwaura-Muiru E. Property rights violations as a structural driver of women's HIV risks: a qualitative study in Nyanza and Western Provinces, Kenya. Arch Sex Behav. 2013 Jul; 42(5):703-13. PMID: 23179234; PMCID: PMC3753176.
    54. Siedner MJ, Tsai AC, Dworkin S, Mukiibi NF, Emenyonu NI, Hunt PW, Haberer JE, Martin JN, Bangsberg DR, Weiser SD. Sexual relationship power and malnutrition among HIV-positive women in rural Uganda. AIDS Behav. 2012 Aug; 16(6):1542-8. PMID: 22382629; PMCID: PMC3439197.
    55. Dworkin S, Cooky C. Sport, sex segregation, and sex testing: critical reflections on this unjust marriage. Am J Bioeth. 2012; 12(7):21-3. PMID: 22694026.
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    56. Dworkin S, Dunbar MS, Krishnan S, Hatcher AM, Sawires S. Uncovering tensions and capitalizing on synergies in HIV/AIDS and antiviolence programs. Am J Public Health. 2011 Jun; 101(6):995-1003. PMID: 21164091; PMCID: PMC3093292.
    57. Higgins JA, Hoffman S, Dworkin S. Rethinking gender, heterosexual men, and women's vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. Am J Public Health. 2010 Mar; 100(3):435-45. PMID: 20075321; PMCID: PMC2820057.
    58. Campbell AN, Tross S, Dworkin S, Hu MC, Manuel J, Pavlicova M, Nunes EV. Relationship power and sexual risk among women in community-based substance abuse treatment. J Urban Health. 2009 Nov; 86(6):951-64. PMID: 19921541; PMCID: PMC2791824.
    59. Dworkin S, Kambou SD, Sutherland C, Moalla K, Kapoor A. Gendered empowerment and HIV prevention: policy and programmatic pathways to success in the MENA region. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Jul 01; 51 Suppl 3:S111-8. PMID: 19553778; PMCID: PMC3329725.
    60. Lerum K, Dworkin S. "Bad girls rule": an interdisciplinary feminist commentary on the report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls. J Sex Res. 2009 Jul-Aug; 46(4):250-63. PMID: 19657944.
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    61. Dworkin S, Fullilove RE, Peacock D. Are HIV/AIDS prevention interventions for heterosexually active men in the United States gender-specific? Am J Public Health. 2009 Jun; 99(6):981-4. PMID: 19372506; PMCID: PMC2679798.
    62. Dworkin S, Blankenship K. Microfinance and HIV/AIDS prevention: assessing its promise and limitations. AIDS Behav. 2009 Jun; 13(3):462-9. PMID: 19294500; PMCID: PMC3770268.
    63. Dworkin S, Pinto RM, Hunter J, Rapkin B, Remien RH. Keeping the spirit of community partnerships alive in the scale up of HIV/AIDS prevention: critical reflections on the roll out of DEBI (Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions). Am J Community Psychol. 2008 Sep; 42(1-2):51-9. PMID: 18612809; PMCID: PMC2735211.
    64. Dworkin S, Santelli J. Do abstinence-plus interventions reduce sexual risk behavior among youth? PLoS Med. 2007 Sep; 4(9):e276. PMID: 17880260; PMCID: PMC1976625.
    65. Coates TJ, Fiamma A, Szekeres G, Dworkin S, Remien RH, Hanson BW, Rudatsikira JB. Business' role in exercising leadership, promoting equity, embracing accountability, and developing partnerships. AIDS. 2007 Jul; 21 Suppl 3:S3-9. PMID: 17666959; PMCID: PMC4115786.
    66. Sawires SR, Dworkin S, Fiamma A, Peacock D, Szekeres G, Coates TJ. Male circumcision and HIV/AIDS: challenges and opportunities. Lancet. 2007 Feb 24; 369(9562):708-13. PMID: 17321321; PMCID: PMC4096793.
    67. Dworkin S, Beckford ST, Ehrhardt AA. Sexual scripts of women: a longitudinal analysis of participants in a gender-specific HIV/STD prevention intervention. Arch Sex Behav. 2007 Apr; 36(2):269-79. PMID: 17186128; PMCID: PMC4115796.
    68. Dworkin S, Ehrhardt AA. Going beyond "ABC" to include "GEM": critical reflections on progress in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jan; 97(1):13-8. PMID: 17138923; PMCID: PMC1716252.
    69. Mantell JE, Dworkin S, Exner TM, Hoffman S, Smit JA, Susser I. The promises and limitations of female-initiated methods of HIV/STI protection. Soc Sci Med. 2006 Oct; 63(8):1998-2009. PMID: 16814912; PMCID: PMC4115800.
    70. Blankenship KM, Friedman SR, Dworkin S, Mantell JE. Structural interventions: concepts, challenges and opportunities for research. J Urban Health. 2006 Jan; 83(1):59-72. PMID: 16736355; PMCID: PMC1473169.
    71. Dworkin S, Exner T, Melendez R, Hoffman S, Ehrhardt AA. Revisiting "Success": Posttrial analysis of a gender-specific HIV/STD prevention intervention. AIDS Behav. 2006 Jan; 10(1):41-51. PMID: 16570217; PMCID: PMC4115790.
    72. Dworkin S. Who is epidemiologically fathomable in the HIV/AIDS epidemic? Gender, sexuality, and intersectionality in public health. Cult Health Sex. 2005 Nov-Dec; 7(6):615-23. PMID: 16864226; PMCID: PMC4115794.
    73. Dworkin S, O'Sullivan L. Actual versus desired initiation patterns among a sample of college men: tapping disjunctures within traditional male sexual scripts. J Sex Res. 2005 May; 42(2):150-8. PMID: 16123845.
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    74. Exner TM, Dworkin S, Hoffman S, Ehrhardt AA. Beyond the male condom: the evolution of gender-specific HIV interventions for women. Annu Rev Sex Res. 2003; 14:114-36. PMID: 15287160.
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