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Transphobia in Latin America Is Preventing an Effective HIV Response

Because of the social exclusion that transgender women face and the context of violence and discrimination that surrounds them, it is virtually impossible to provide an effective HIV response focused on this at risk group.

Published
04 March 2013
From
Huffington Post
UN condemns gay and trans killings with new draft resolution

For the first time, the United Nations acknowledges a need for protections from executions on the basis of gender identity.

Published
26 November 2012
From
Gay Star News
Indonesia’s health minister shocked by her own failure

UNAIDS chief Michel Sidebe was in Jakarta just a couple of months ago. What did he talk about? Not the gay men, junkies, waria, rent boys and clients of hookers that make up four fifths of the Indonesian epidemic (the majority of other cases being in female sex wokers). No, he talked about the importance of protecting innocent women and babies through sexual education for young people, most of whom are at practically zero risk.

Published
23 November 2012
From
The Wisdom of Whores
Southeast Asian human rights declaration excludes sexual orientation and gender identity

A declaration of human rights signed by the 10 nations of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) does not include protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI).

Published
20 November 2012
From
Gay Star News
In India And Around the World, HIV Affects Us All -- Including MSM And Transgender Communities

Too often, the portrait of those at risk of HIV splits into a false dichotomy: caucasian gay men, bisexual men, and MSM in wealthier countries, with the disease being a heterosexual epidemic in lower-income nations. This portrait is profoundly inaccurate.

Published
29 August 2012
From
Huffington Post
How to tackle HIV stigma among health care workers

Stemming in part from negative associations with the virus itself, and in part from marginalisation of populations highly impacted by the virus, stigma and discrimination has long dissuaded

Published
02 August 2012
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Turning the Tide of HIV for MSM, Sex Workers and Trans People

There has been much optimistic talk this past year about turning the tide of HIV and creating an AIDS-free generation. For this to translate to reality, we must address the high HIV prevalence rate among the most vulnerable populations: men who have sex with men (MSM), sex workers and transgender people. In addition, antiretroviralsmust be made available to millions more HIV-positive people. Is any of this possible in the real world, and if so, how do we do it?

Published
27 July 2012
From
POZ
UGANDA: New LGBTI clinic faces fierce government criticism

Gay rights activists have opened Uganda's first clinic for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in the capital, Kampala, where it will provide testing, counselling and treatment for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

Published
11 July 2012
From
IRIN Plus News
HIV Status Linked With Anti-LGBT Violence

2011 saw an increase in the severity of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) communities—in fact, the year marked the highest number of hate violence murders ever recorded, according to an annual report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).

Published
06 June 2012
From
Poz magazine news
Transgender persons are “Lost in Transition” on Human Rights and HIV Responses -- report

A lack of targeted research on transgender persons in Asia and the Pacific is significantly hindering their access to health services and blocking effective responses to HIV, says a groundbreaking study released here today to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Published
17 May 2012
From
UNDP press release

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