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  • This Isn't Just Research, It's Our Lives: Centering Trans Stories In HIV Treatment & Prevention

    I have been growing increasingly frustrated with the lack of institutional foresight on prioritizing research specific to transgender people and our experiences with HIV. Transgender people are living with or at significantly higher risk of contracting HIV than the general population. But research on trans experiences of HIV is only just gaining momentum in large research institutions.

    26 October 2016 | AIDS United
  • NHS not transgender-friendly enough, says nurse

    The NHS is failing to meet the needs of transgender adults and children, says an NHS nurse who has first hand experience both as a transgender patient and a caregiver.

    12 October 2016 | BBC Health
  • Inside the Fight to Make a Revolutionary HIV Medication Widely Available

    The controversial anti-HIV drug PrEP (or Truvada) is widely seen as a medicine for gay men. We speak to trans people, sex workers and black community leaders who believe that they need PrEP, too.

    22 September 2016 | VICE
  • Why I believe everyone should have easy and affordable access to PrEP

    Trans man Jamie Jaxon takes PrEP to prevent becoming HIV positive. Here he explains why NHS England should provide the treatment.

    21 September 2016 | Gay Star News
  • My transition toward trans awareness

    I recall when a colleague told me in 2014 that some transgender women advocates were unhappy with iPrEx. I was surprised and disappointed.

    08 September 2016 | Robert Grant (blog)
  • Preventing HIV in transgender people

    Programs to reduce the high risk of HIV infection among transgender people are urgently needed -- but efforts are hindered by a lack of accurate information on HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and specific risk factors facing this key population, say experts. A special journal supplement presents essential information to meet the challenges of HIV prevention in the transgender population.

    21 July 2016 | Science Daily
  • AIDS 2016 focuses on impact of legal and policy barriers to HIV services for groups at greatest risk of infection

    In an official press conference today at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, researchers and community representatives discussed the impact of discriminatory laws and policies in many parts of the world that hinder access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care for the populations most at risk of HIV infection – men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who inject drugs, and prisoners.

    18 July 2016 | AIDS 2016
  • Transforming Lives

    With so much talk about aging with HIV, how does the conversation change when gender identity is added to the mix?

    04 July 2016 | Positively Aware
  • New Sex-positive Videos Showcase Transgender Health Issues

    What are the sexual health decisions that transgender people face, and how do their decisions impact health and wellness? Decisions around PrEP, personal empowerment, dating and sex are explored in two new videos created in a partnership between Project Inform and Outshine NW. The videos were written, directed, facilitated and performed by transgender community members.

    23 June 2016 | BETA blog
  • The Lancet: Transgender rights critical for the health of 25 million transgender people worldwide

    2015 was an unprecedented year in the recognition of transgender rights in some high-income countries. However, as a new Series published in The Lancet today reveals, public recognition has yet to translate to a concerted effort to support and improve the health of transgender people across the world.

    17 June 2016 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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