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During second year in office, Trump Administration continued discriminatory policies and practices against LGBT people and people living with HIV

Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief demonstrating that in his second year in office, President Donald Trump continued to promote discrimination against LGBT people and people living with HIV. In some cases, these policies built upon anti-LGBT measures begun in 2017. In other cases, the Trump Administration found new ways to negatively impact U.S. citizens and federal contractors as well as the family members of LGBT foreign diplomats. His administration also engaged in practices that will increase anti-LGBT stigma and HIV stigma around the world.

Published
17 January 2019
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Fenway Health
Study: 14% of transgender women, 3% of transgender men have HIV

Based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of available data, researchers calculated that around 14% of transgender women and 3% of transgender men in the United States have HIV.

Published
15 January 2019
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Healio
Six innovative models for PrEP services

For pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to have a substantial public health impact, access to PrEP needs to be improved so that more people who would benefit from

Published
07 January 2019
By
Roger Pebody
The CDC Refines Estimates of HIV Among Trans Men & Women

Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 88 studies to estimate HIV prevalence and risk factors in this population.

Published
04 January 2019
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Poz
Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and trans women

Two recent qualitative studies highlight Jamaican men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (trans) women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV. These groups are at higher risk of

Published
14 December 2018
By
Krishen Samuel
High levels of unmet PrEP needs among transgender women in Brazil

A study recently published in The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes indicates that transgender (trans) women in Brazil had low levels of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) awareness. This

Published
26 November 2018
By
Krishen Samuel
'Alarmingly high' HIV incidence among MSM and transgender women in sub-Saharan Africa

HIV incidence among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women in sub-Saharan Africa is “alarmingly high,” according to research presented to the recent HIV Research

Published
19 November 2018
By
Michael Carter
Tanzania Crackdown On Homosexuality Fuels HIV Infections, Campaigners Warn

"What on earth have I done to deserve this suffering?” weeps Joha* a gay transgender woman, tears blurring her eyeshadows after she was refused a dose of life-prolonging antiretroviral medicine for HIV/AIDS at a local clinic because of her ambiguous gender identity.

Published
15 November 2018
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Health Policy Watch
Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women who are taking feminising hormones and also taking pre-exposure

Published
09 November 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Substantial gaps in PrEP care continuum for trans women in San Francisco

Only a third of trans women in San Francisco have talked to a healthcare provider about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and just 12% are taking it, Albert

Published
30 October 2018
By
Roger Pebody
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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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