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Dana Rosenfeld, a sociologist at Keele University, is looking to interview gay men aged 50 and older who lost friends and/or partners to HIV/AIDS during the 1980s and 1990s. The study, entitled ‘The Lost Generation’: The Social Worlds of Older Gay Male Survivors of the AIDS Epidemic, seeks to understand how these men experienced the AIDS epidemic, how it affected them and their friends/partners, and how they handled the illness and deaths of their friends/partners.
Dr. Rosenfeld has completed 20 of the 30 interviews she intends to conduct.
Of these 20 interviewees, the vast majority have been HIV positive themselves.
To capture the full range of experiences of loss to HIV/AIDS within the older gay male community, she is now seeking to interview older HIV negative gay men about the losses they suffered during the 1980s and 1990s, and about their past and current social worlds.
Interviews take 1-2 hours to complete, and will take place at a place and time convenient to the person being interviewed. All information is treated in complete confidence, and all names will be changed. Interviewees will receive a £10 honorarium upon completion of the interview
If you would like to find out more about the study, please contact Dr Genevieve von Lob on email@example.com
or Dana Rosenfeld directly via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, you can write to Dana at the following address:
School of Sociology and Criminology
Chancellor’s Building CBC0.016
Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG
Or call 01782 5833932
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