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Transgender and non-binary persons and sexual risk: a critical review of 10 years of research from a feminist intersectional perspective. / Van Schuylenbergh, Judith; Motmans, Joz; Coene, Gily.

In: Critical Social Policy, Vol. 38, No. 1, 02.2018, p. 121-142.

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Van Schuylenbergh, Judith ; Motmans, Joz ; Coene, Gily. / Transgender and non-binary persons and sexual risk: a critical review of 10 years of research from a feminist intersectional perspective. In: Critical Social Policy. 2018 ; Vol. 38, No. 1. pp. 121-142.

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