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Study: 14% of transgender women, 3% of transgender men in the US 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. The…

Certain moral values may lead to more prejudice, discrimination

People who prioritize strict adherence to purity over care judge gay and transgender people to be less human, study says WASHINGTON — People who value following purity rules over caring…

The EATG publishes its position paper on sex work policy

Today, on the occasion of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, the European AIDS Treatment Group publishes its stand on the sex work policy debate and approaches…

Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and transwomen

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 infection as…

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 was combined…

‘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 for Prevention conference in Madrid. The study…

Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

Difference “equivalent to four days of PrEP per week rather than seven” A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women…

HPTN 075 study demonstrates high rate of HIV infection among African MSM and TGW

DURHAM, NC, Oct 24, 2018 – Researchers from the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) today presented results from the HPTN 075 Study at the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) conference in…

Mark Josef Rapa: HIV does not discriminate

I refer to the reply by the Equality Ministry ‘LGBTIQ action plan’ (September 20) to my comments in ‘HIV treatment in Malta archaic, activist warns’. In its reply, the government…

#JusticeForZak: sign the petition, join the campaign

On Friday 21 September, Zak Kostopoulos, died as a consequence of brutal beatings in Athens Greece. We call all relevant Greek authorities for a swift, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into…

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