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Anti-Gay Actions in Indonesia Threaten a Fragile Population

A sudden onslaught of anti-gay speech and of recommendations aimed at chipping away at the already fragile social standing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country has caught most human rights activists here by surprise.

Published
17 February 2016
From
New York Times
Here's Free Info on PrEP Specifically for Trans Women and Men

Project Inform and Outshine NW explain why they created the free PrEP booklets, which you can download or order.

Published
26 January 2016
From
Poz magazine news
2015 Sexual Politics Round- Up

As the year heads toward its end, SPW recollects main trends and facts in sexual politics worldwide. - See more at: http://sxpolitics.org/sexual-politics-roundup-in-2015/13916#sthash.s6Bqy383.dpuf

Published
22 December 2015
From
Sexuality Policy Watch
Transgender Women and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: What We Know and What We Still Need to Know

This brief includes: a discussion of the research to date on the safety of PrEP use among transgender women, guidance for clinicians on prescribing PrEP to transgender women, and recommendations for more intensive research on HIV prevention technologies for transgender women.

Published
08 December 2015
From
Target Center
One Group of People Is Acquiring HIV in Record Numbers, But We Don't Talk About Them

The transgender community's HIV problem remains an "invisible" epidemic, as trans women are too often ignored in health advocacy, stigmatized for their diagnosis or criminalized.

Published
02 December 2015
From
Mic
Truvada PrEP appears to work for transgender women, but only if used consistently

The more than 300 transgender women in the pivotal iPrEx pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial had similar overall HIV infection rates whether they were randomised to take

Published
10 November 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
HIV prevention: New look at PrEP study points to efficacy for transgender women

In a new look at the groundbreaking iPrEx trial for people at high risk of HIV infection, researchers have identified strong evidence of efficacy for transgender women when PrEP, a two-drug antiretroviral used to prevent HIV, is used consistently.

Published
09 November 2015
From
Science Daily
How do we maximise global HIV treatment access? IAPAC Care Continuum Guidelines make recommendations

IAPAC, the International Association of Practitioners in AIDS Care, has issued a set of guidelines that aims to establish a common set of best practices to ensure

Published
09 November 2015
By
Gus Cairns
ViiV Gives 23 Small Grants to Reduce HIV Stigma in Gay and Trans Groups Worldwide

The grants are part of ViiV Healthcare's Positive Action for MSM and Transgender global initiative.

Published
27 October 2015
From
Poz magazine news
Why Transgender Women Chanted ‘We Are Not Gay Men!’ At An AIDS Conference

Last week, the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) was temporarily taken over by a group of #TransLivesMatter activists. Led by the fierce trans Latina activist Bamby Salcedo, the group held the stage for nearly 20 minutes to demand that transgender people receive the consideration they deserve in HIV policy and outreach.

Published
18 September 2015
From
Think Progress

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