Journal article

"We Might Get Some Free Beers": Experience and Motivation for Transactional Sex Among Behaviorally Bisexual Men in Vientiane, Laos

Anna L Bowring, Nakhornphet Pasomsouk, Chad Hughes, Caroline van Gemert, Peter Higgs, Vanphanom Sychareun, Margaret Hellard, Robert Power

Archives of Sexual Behavior | SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS | Published : 2017


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors sincerely thank the peer researchers (Visanou Lattanabuavon, Khamsouk Keovilaythong, Likhit Soutthavong) for their hard work in participant recruitment and all participants for contributing their time, experience, and opinions. The authors greatly appreciate the input and feedback received by local stakeholders in Laos, and particularly the assistance provided by the Centre for HIV, AIDS, and STIs, Ministry of Health. Kongchay Vongsaiya, and Niramonh Chanlivong provided valuable input into the study design, researcher training, and data collection, and Stanley Luchters critically revised the article. The authors gratefully acknowledge the contribution to this work of the Victorian Operational Infrastructure Support Program received by the Burnet Institute. This work forms part of the PhD of AB, who is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) through Monash University. CVG is also supported by an APA, PH is supported by a Curtin University Research Fellowship and MH is a recipient of an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship.