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New Analysis of World’s Premier AIDS Conference Finds Poor Coverage of Populations Most-at-Risk for HIV

Hundreds of Organizations Worldwide Call on Conference Organizers to Increase Meaningful Coverage of Gay Men, Transgender People, People Who Inject Drugs, and Sex Workers.

Published
20 June 2013
From
Global Forum on MSM & HIV
Malaysia makes progress against HIV, but challenges remain

Malaysia has taken great strides in tackling HIV - needle exchange has been widely accepted by Islamic leaders as a necessity to preserve life. However, there are more delicate issues surrounding HIV prevention including the use of condoms outside of marriage, especially by men who have sex with men and sex workers.

Published
14 June 2013
From
The Lancet
Female sex workers frequently offered larger fees by their clients in return for sex without a condom

Client demand for unprotected sex is contributing to the HIV epidemic among female sex workers, according to Canadian research published in the online edition of the Journal

Published
07 June 2013
By
Michael Carter
New research examines treatment outcomes of HIV-positive transgender people

HIV-positive transgender people are just as likely to stay in care, take their medication and have similar outcomes as other men and women living with the disease, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and published online May 30 in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Published
05 June 2013
From
News-Medical.net
Meta-analysis shows the massive global burden of HIV among transgender women

Almost a fifth of transgender women worldwide are infected with HIV, results of a meta-analysis published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases shows. A total of 39 studies

Published
27 March 2013
By
Michael Carter
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

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