Sexual Preference: Analyzing the Choice of Hidden Homosexuality “Closeted” Homosexuality on Human Behavior through the AIDS/HIV Epidemic This study on sexual preference will analyze the problems that affect those with a hidden homosexuality and of its impact on social standing through the context of the AIDS/HIV epidemic. In many cases, the “closet” homosexuals that hide their identity are at more risk of dying of sexually transmitted diseases due to the social alienation they endure if they choose to come ‘out’ and reveal their identity to others. Often, the myths associated with HIV/AIDS as the “gay plague” induce shame in the sexual preferences of homosexuals that choose to remain secret in their involvement with others. With so much...The end:
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