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Shining a light on trans women’s needs in sub-Sarahan Africa

New research marks welcome step to make trans women in sub-Saharan Africa visible in HIV data.

Published
22 January 2018
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Avert
New research exposes profound discrimination trans people face

LGBT in Britain - Trans Report is Stonewall's new research, based on research with 871 trans and non-binary people by YouGov and highlighting the profound levels of discrimination and hate crime faced by trans people in Britain today.

Published
22 January 2018
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Stonewall
Trans Lives Matter

Fighting erasure and HIV.

Published
08 January 2018
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Poz
Factors Affecting the Health of Older Sexual and Gender Minorities Highlighted in LGBT Health

A special issue of LGBT Health includes the latest research, clinical practice innovations, and policy aimed at addressing disparities and enhancing healthcare for older LGBT populations.

Published
19 December 2017
From
Mary Ann Liebert press release
CDC Reportedly Bans Words Including “Transgender” and “Science-Based”

The Trump Administration is forbidding policy analysts at the nation’s main public health agency from using seven words and phrases, including transgender, fetus and evidence-based, in official documents dealing with the upcoming budget, The Washington Post reported. That assertion is a “complete mischaracterization of discussions,” says an HHS spokesperson.

Published
19 December 2017
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Poz
What Do Transgender Women Want? Lessons Learned by Listening

When taken correctly, PrEP nearly eliminates the risk of HIV. Yet, for transgender women, seeking protection against HIV may come second to safety, mental health, and employment opportunities.

Published
05 December 2017
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The Body Pro
Including Trans and Gender Diverse People in HIV policy

There has probably never been a population both more heavily impacted and less discussed at scientific meetings than the transgender population around the world.

Published
10 November 2017
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Australian Society for HIV Medicine Report Back
Barriers to healthcare impenetrable for LGBT+ in Zambia

Some of the barriers which have hampered access to health are discrimination, inequality and increasing unlawful detentions on trans diverse persons in Zambia from the LGBT+ community.

Published
07 November 2017
From
Key Correspondents
Nearly all NHS gender identity clinics are missing maximum waiting times

Only one of the UK’s Gender Identity Clinics (GIC) average waiting times is meeting the required NHS wide 18-week referral time from GP to an appointment. A joint investigation by trans activists and Gay Star News reveals the most up-to-date figures.

Published
02 November 2017
From
Gay Star News
Why aren’t more trans people taking advantage of PrEP?

A new study being conducted at the LA LGBT Center is seeking to discover why more trans and non-binary people are not taking the medication.

Published
25 October 2017
From
Gay Star News
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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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