Gary Dowsett

Adjunct Professor

Gary Dowsett is an Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Social Research in Health and Professor at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University. 

Publications

Books
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Ross DA; Wight D; Dowsett G; Buvé A; Obasi AIN, 2006, The weight of evidence: A method for assessing the strength of evidence on the effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions among young people, 938
2006
Book Chapters
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Dowsett GW, 2017, 'The sociology of sexuality', in The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology, pp. 274 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781316418376.027
2017
Wainberg ML; Bux D; Carballo-Dieguez A; Dowsett GW; Dugan T; Forstein M; Goodkin K; Hunter J; Irwin T; Mattos P; McKinnon K; O’Leary A; Parsons J; Stein E, 2013, 'Science and the nuremberg code: A question of ethics and harm', in Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture, pp. 193 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/5503_27
2013
Dowsett GW, 2009, 'The "gay plague" revisited: AIDS and its enduring moral panic', in Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight over Sexual Rights, pp. 130 - 156
2009
Yeatman A; Dowsett GW; Fine MD; Gursansky D, 2008, 'Individualization and the delivery of welfare services: Contestation and complexity', in Individualization and the Delivery of Welfare Services: Contestation and Complexity, pp. 1 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230228351
2008
Conference Abstracts
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Dowsett G; Duncan D; Du Plooy D; Waling A; Prestage G, 2017, 'GAY MEN, SEXUALITY AND MENTAL HEALTH AFTER PROSTATE CANCER', in JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, WILEY, Vol. 14, pp. E248 - E248, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000424205700158&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Conference Papers
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Kippax S; Rosenthal D; Dowsett G; Kaldor J; Crofts N; McCallum L; Brotherton A, 1998, '3rd international conference on biopsychosocial aspects of HIV and AIDS, Melbourne, Australia, June 1997: Foreword. AIDS impact', in AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV
1998
Journal articles
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Hendry NA; Brown G; Dowsett GW; Carman M, 2019, 'Association between sexually transmissible infection testing, numbers of partners and talking to partners and friends about sexual health: Survey of young adults', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 378 - 382,
2019
Hendry NA; Brown G; Dowsett GW; Carman M, 2019, 'Association between sexually transmissible infection testing, numbers of partners and talking to partners and friends about sexual health: Survey of young adults', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 378 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16076
2019
Ussher JM; Perz J; Rose D; Kellett A; Dowsett G, 2019, 'Sexual Rehabilitation After Prostate Cancer Through Assistive Aids: A Comparison of Gay/Bisexual and Heterosexual Men', Journal of Sex Research, vol. 56, pp. 854 - 869, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2018.1476444
2019
Hendry NA; Brown G; Carman M; Ellard J; Wallace J; Dowsett GW, 2018, 'Untangling the conflation of ‘young adults’ and ‘young people’ in STI and sexual health policy and sex education', Sex Education, vol. 18, pp. 527 - 540, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2018.1434069
2018
Waling A; Duncan D; Angelides S; Dowsett GW, 2018, 'Men and masculinity in men's magazines: A review', Sociology Compass, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12593
2018
Power J; Mikołajczak G; Bourne A; Brown G; Leonard W; Lyons A; Dowsett GW; Lucke J, 2018, 'Sex, drugs and social connectedness: Wellbeing among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men who use party-and-play drugs', Sexual Health, vol. 15, pp. 135 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH17151
2018
Power J; Westle A; Dowsett GW; Lucke J; Tucker JD; Sugarman J; Lewin SR; Hill S; Brown G; Wallace J; Richmond J, 2018, 'Perceptions of HIV cure research among people living with HIV in Australia', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202647
2018
Dowsett GW, 2018, 'Reconsidering the ‘sexual century’', Sexualities, vol. 21, pp. 1224 - 1228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363460718772416
2018
Wassersug RJ; Westle A; Dowsett GW, 2017, 'Men’s Sexual and Relational Adaptations to Erectile Dysfunction After Prostate Cancer Treatment', International Journal of Sexual Health, vol. 29, pp. 69 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2016.1204403
2017
Dowsett GW, 2017, 'Abjection. Objection. Subjection: rethinking the history of AIDS in Australian gay men’s futures', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 19, pp. 935 - 947, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2016.1273392
2017
Power J; Brown G; Lyons A; Thorpe R; Dowsett GW; Lucke J, 2017, 'HIV futures 8: Protocol for a repeated cross-sectional and longitudinal survey of people living with HIV in Australia', Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/FPUBH.2017.00050
2017
Power J; Fileborn BK; Dowsett GW; Lucke J; Brown G; Ellard J; Lewin SR; Tucker JD; Slavin S; Sugarman J; Hill S, 2017, 'HIV cure research: print and online media reporting in Australia', Journal of virus eradication, vol. 3, pp. 229 - 235, http://viruseradication.com/journal-details/HIV_cure_research:_print_and_online_media_reporting_in_Australia/
2017
Ussher JM; Perz J; Rose D; Dowsett GW; Chambers S; Williams S; Davis I; Latini D, 2017, 'Threat of Sexual Disqualification: The Consequences of Erectile Dysfunction and Other Sexual Changes for Gay and Bisexual Men With Prostate Cancer', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 46, pp. 2043 - 2057, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-016-0728-0
2017
Power J; Lyons A; Brown G; Dowsett GW; Lucke J, 2017, 'Use of antiretroviral treatment among people living with HIV in Australia between 1997 and 2012', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 29, pp. 61 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2016.1198751
2017
Philpot SP; Ellard J; Duncan D; Dowsett GW; Bavinton BR; Down I; Keen P; Hammoud MA; Prestage G, 2016, 'Gay and bisexual men’s interest in marriage: an Australian perspective', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 18, pp. 1347 - 1362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2016.1184314
2016
Ussher JM; Perz J; Kellett A; Chambers S; Latini D; Davis ID; Rose D; Dowsett GW; Williams S, 2016, 'Health-Related Quality of Life, Psychological Distress, and Sexual Changes Following Prostate Cancer: A Comparison of Gay and Bisexual Men With Heterosexual Men', Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 13, pp. 425 - 434, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2015.12.026
2016
Dowsett GW, 2015, '‘And next, just for your enjoyment!’: sex, technology and the constitution of desire', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 17, pp. 527 - 539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2014.961170
2015
Dowsett GW, 2015, 'The price of pulchritude, the cost of concupiscence: how to have sex in late modernity', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 17, pp. 5 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2014.959563
2015
Lee TK; Handy AB; Kwan W; Oliffe JL; Brotto LA; Wassersug RJ; Dowsett GW, 2015, 'Impact of Prostate Cancer Treatment on the Sexual Quality of Life for Men-Who-Have-Sex-with-Men', Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 12, pp. 2378 - 2386, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsm.13030
2015
Brown G; Reeders D; Dowsett GW; Ellard J; Carman M; Hendry N; Wallace J, 2015, 'Investigating combination HIV prevention: Isolated interventions or complex system', Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.7448/IAS.18.1.20499
2015
Dowsett GW, 2014, '‘Dirty work’ down under: A comment on Janice Irvine’s ‘Is sexuality research “dirty work”?’', Sexualities, vol. 17, pp. 657 - 661, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363460714535800
2014
Dowsett GW; Lyons A; Duncan D; Wassersug RJ, 2014, 'Flexibility in men's sexual practices in response to iatrogenic erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment', Sexual Medicine, vol. 2, pp. 115 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sm2.32
2014
Fletcher G; Dowsett GW; Duncan D; Slavin S; Corboz J, 2013, 'Advancing Sexuality Studies: a short course on sexuality theory and research methodologies', Sex Education, vol. 13, pp. 319 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2012.742847
2013
Wassersug RJ; Lyons A; Duncan D; Dowsett GW; Pitts M, 2013, 'Diagnostic and outcome differences between heterosexual and nonheterosexual men treated for prostate cancer', Urology, vol. 82, pp. 565 - 571, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2013.04.022
2013
Frasca T; Dowsett GW; Carballo-Diéguez A, 2013, 'The Ethics of Barebacking: Implications of gay Men's Concepts of Right and Wrong in the Context of HIV', International Journal of Sexual Health, vol. 25, pp. 198 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2013.764375
2013
Minichiello V; Rahman S; Dune T; Scott J; Dowsett G, 2013, 'E-health: Potential benefits and challenges in providing and accessing sexual health services', BMC Public Health, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-790
2013
Carman M; Corboz J; Dowsett GW, 2012, 'Falling through the cracks: The gap between evidence and policy in responding to depression in gay, lesbian and other homosexually active people in Australia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 36, pp. 76 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2012.00828.x
2012
Carballo-Diéguez A; Ventuneac A; Dowsett GW; Balan I; Bauermeister J; Remien RH; Dolezal C; Giguere R; Mabragaña M, 2011, 'Sexual pleasure and intimacy among men who engage in "Bareback Sex"', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-011-9900-7
2011
Scott J; Dowsett G; Minichiello V, 2010, 'Growing men's health: Broadening the conceptual and practical agenda', Health Sociology Review, vol. 19, pp. 403 - 408
2010
Carballo-Diéguez A; Ventuneac A; Bauermeister J; Dowsett GW; Dolezal C; Remien RH; Balan I; Rowe M, 2009, 'Is 'bareback' a useful construct in primary HIV-prevention? Definitions, identity and research', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 11, pp. 51 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691050802419467
2009
Dowsett GW, 2009, 'Dangerous desires and post-queer HIV prevention: Rethinking community, incitement and intervention', Social Theory and Health, vol. 7, pp. 218 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/sth.2009.1
2009
Dowsett GW; Williams H; Ventuneac A; Carballo-Diéguez A, 2008, ''Taking it like a man': Masculinity and barebacking online', Sexualities, vol. 11, pp. 121 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363460707085467
2008
Dowsett GW, 2008, '"Losing my chestnut": One gay man's wrangle with prostate cancer', Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 16, pp. 145 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0968-8080(08)32417-3
2008
Rowe MS; Dowsett GW, 2008, 'Sex, love, friendship, belonging and place: Is there a role for 'Gay Community' in HIV prevention today?', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 10, pp. 329 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691050701843098
2008
Dowsett GW; Couch M, 2007, 'Roundtable: Male Circumcision and HIV Prevention: Is There Really Enough of the Right Kind of Evidence?', Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 15, pp. 33 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0968-8080(07)29302-4
2007
Carballo-Diéguez A; Dowsett GW; Ventuneac A; Remien RH; Balan I; Dolezal C; Luciano O; Lin P, 2006, 'Cybercartography of popular internet sites used by New York City men who have sex with men interested in bareback sex', AIDS Education and Prevention, vol. 18, pp. 475 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2006.18.6.475
2006
Dowsett GW, 2003, 'HIV/AIDS and homophobia: Subtle hatreds, severe consequences and the question of origins', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 5, pp. 121 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/136910501110.1080/1369105021000007311
2003
Dowsett GW, 2003, ''Johnnie comes marching... where?' Australian gay men, masculinity, HIV/AIDS and sex', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 5, pp. 237 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/136910501165622
2003
Dowsett GW, 2003, 'Some Considerations on Sexuality and Gender in the Context of AIDS', Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 11, pp. 21 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0968-8080(03)02290-0
2003
Bancroft J; Beckstead AL; Byrd AD; Carlson HM; Cohen KM; Savin-Williams RC; Diamond LM; Drescher J; Friedman RC; Gagnon JH; Hartmann L; Herek GM; Hershberger SL; Hill CA; DiClementi JD; Klein DF; Krueger RB; McConaghy N; Nicolosi J; Rind B; Rodríguez Rust PC; Strassberg DS; Tye MC; Vasey PL; Rendall D; Wainberg ML; Bux D; Carballo-Dieguez A; Dowsett GW; Dugan T; Forstein M; Goodkin K; Hunter J; Irwin T; Mattos P; McKinnon K; O'Leary A; Parsons J; Stein E; Wakefield JC; Worthington RL; Yarhouse MA, 2003, 'Peer Commentaries on Spitzer (2003)', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 32, pp. 419 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1025699511081
2003
Dowsett GW; Bollen J; McInnes D; Couch M; Edwards B, 2001, 'Hiv/aids and constructs of gay community: Researching educational practice within community based health promotion for gay men', International Journal of Social Research Methodology, vol. 4, pp. 205 - 223,
2001
Dowsett GW; Bollen J; McInnes D; Couch M; Edwards B, 2001, 'HIV/AIDS and constructs of gay community: Researching educational practice within community-based health promotion for gay men', International Journal of Social Research Methodology, vol. 4, pp. 205 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13645570121259
2001
Rosenthal D; Dowsett G, 2000, 'The changing perceptions of sex and sexuality', Lancet, vol. 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(00)92044-0
2000
Dowsett G, 1999, 'Commentary the indeterminate macro-social: New traps for old players in HIV/AIDS social research', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 1, pp. 95 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/136910599301184
1999
Kippax S; Rosenthal D; Dowsett G; Kaldor J; Crofts N; McCallum L; Brotherton A, 1998, 'AIDS impact.', AIDS care, vol. 10 Suppl 2
1998
Mane P; Aggleton P; Dowsett G; Parker R; Gupta GR; Anderson S; Bertozzi S; Chevallier E; Clark M; Kaleeba N; Kingma S; Manthey G; Smedberg M; Timberlake S, 1996, 'Summary of Track D: Social science: Research, policy and action', AIDS, Supplement, vol. 10
1996
Giami A; Dowsett G, 1996, 'Social research on sexuality: contextual and interpersonal approaches.', AIDS (London, England), vol. 10 Suppl A, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00002030-199601001-00027
1996
Dowsett GW, 1996, 'I'll show you mine if you'll show me yours', Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 4, pp. 19 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0968-8080(96)90002-6
1996
Dowsett GW, 1996, 'Destined to repeat history?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 20, pp. 345 - 347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1996.tb01043.x
1996
Dowsett G, 1995, 'Sexual contexts, HIV prevention and gay men', Venereology, vol. 8, pp. 243 - 250
1995
Ariss R; Dowsett G; Carrigan T, 1995, 'Health strategies of hiv-infected, homosexually active men in Sydney, Australia', Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, vol. 3, pp. 49 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J041v03n03_04
1995
Kippax S; Crawford J; Davis M; Rodden P; Dowsett G, 1993, 'Sustaining safe sex: A longitudinal study of a sample of homosexual men', AIDS, vol. 7, pp. 257 - 263
1993
Dowsett GW, 1993, 'Sustaining safe sex: Sexual practices, HIV and social context', AIDS, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00002030-199301001-00036
1993
Dowsett GW, 1993, 'I'll show you mine, if you'll show me yours: Gay men, masculinity research, men's studies, and sex', Theory and Society, vol. 22, pp. 697 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00993543
1993
Dowsett GW; Davis MD; Connell RW, 1992, 'Working class homosexuality and hiv/aids prevention: Some recent research from sydney, australia', Psychology & Health, vol. 6, pp. 313 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870449208400439
1992
Connell RW; Dowsett GW; Rodden P; Davis MD; Watson L; Baxter D, 1991, 'Social class, gay men and AIDS prevention', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 15, pp. 178 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.1991.tb00332.x
1991
Connell RW; Crawford J; Dowsett GW; Kippax S; Sinnott V; Rodden P; Berg R; Baxter D; Watson L, 1990, 'Danger and Context: Unsafe Anal Sexual Practice among Homosexual and Bisexual Men in the AIDS Crisis', Journal of Sociology, vol. 26, pp. 187 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/144078339002600203
1990
Connell B; Ashenden D; Kessler S; Dowsett G, 1985, 'Reply to ‘The making of the organic school’', Curriculum Perspectives, vol. 5, pp. 27 - 31
1985
Connell RW; Dowsett GW; Kessler S; Ashenden DJ, 1981, 'Class and gender dynamics in a ruling-class school', Interchange, vol. 12, pp. 102 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01192110
1981
Ashenden DJ; Connell RW; Dowsett G; Kessler SK, 1980, 'Class and Secondary Schooling', Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0159630800010101
1980