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Interview with Gail, 30, White British, working class, Catholic. Women, Risk and AIDS Project, Manchester, 1989. Original version including fieldnotes (Ref: BYC05)

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posted on 04.03.2020 by Rachel Thomson
This interview is part of the Women, Risk and Aids Project (1989-90) archive which was created as part of the Reanimating Data Project (2018-20).

Original transcript of an interview with Gail, 30. She is going through a divorce at the moment. When considering future sexual partners and AIDS protection, she is confident that she would use condoms and sees it as her own responsibility to protect herself - she is happy to purchase her own condoms, and thinks that young women should not face any stigma around carrying their own condoms. AIDS education was gained through television programmes, which she thought focused too heavily on AIDS in the context of gay men. She believes young women have a fairly ignorant attitude towards AIDS protection, in that they don't believe they will be caught out. Gail had no sex education at school and has had to rely on her own 'common sense', which she imparts on her son.

Funding

ES/R009538/1

History

Spatial

Greater Manchester, UK

Temporal

1989

Identifier

BYC05/C

Relation

BYC05/O

Creator

Women, Risk and Aids Project (WRAP, 1989-90)

Publisher

The Reanimating Data Project (2018-20)

Date

04/12/1989

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