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Who are trans women acquiring HIV from?

And are trans women's partners a hidden risk population? There is a lot we don’t know about trans women’s HIV risk, why they are so vulnerable to HIV and who…

US: Transgender HIV testing rate about half that of gay, bisexual men

Although transgender people are at high risk for HIV infection, they reported testing for the virus at just over half the rate reported by gay and bisexual men in recent…

Centering LGBTI health and HIV at the UN’s 2017 High-Level Political Forum

This year’s United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) theme was “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world” which included an in-depth review of implementation of seven Sustainable Development…

Philippines trials PrEP as cases hit record high

The Philippines has kicked off a pilot project offering anti-HIV drugs to gays and transgender women as new infection rates in the country buck global trends and hit a record…

Drug interaction concerns may negatively affect HIV treatment adherence among transgender women

Participants in NIH-supported study apprehensive about combining HIV medications and hormones. Transgender women — people whose birth certificates indicate or once indicated male sex but who identify as women —…

Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, July 2017 issue

The Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, July 2017 issue is now available online. The bulletin is published quarterly and aims to provide information about policies, programmes, standards, guidance, evidence and…

United Nations must address the health and well-being of LGBTI people

A new report released today by the Global Forum on MSM and HIV (MSMGF) and OutRight Action International in collaboration with The Global Platform to Fast Track the Human Rights…

South Africa launches national LGBTI HIV plan

The plan has five objectives and targets in the areas of health, empowerment, psychosocial support, human rights and evaluation. In what has been hailed as a world first, the South…

AIDS United releases consensus statement for providing trans-affirming HIV medical care, support services and funding

Resource features strategies to engage transgender people in a meaningful way toward creating improved HIV care, services and targeted funding. In a community-created consensus statement released today (June 5), AIDS…

Advancing LGBTIQ rights

Last week, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or questioning (LGBTIQ) community celebrated the historic decision of the Constitutional Court in Taipei, Taiwan, ruling in favour of same sex…