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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…

Holding UN Member States accountable to their commitments: #EndAIDS by 2030

Civil society must remain vigilant to ensure that UN Member States take concrete action toward meeting targets to end AIDS by 2030 With this in mind, MSMGF has compiled video…

PrEP in the transgender population

Transgender women are a fast-growing and disenfranchised population of HIV-positive people in the United States, but few opportunities are available for transgender individuals to be involved in HIV research. Including the…

On the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, UNAIDS calls for zero discrimination

GENEVA, 17 May 2017—UNAIDS’ vision of zero discrimination and ending AIDS by 2030 will only become a reality if the response to HIV reaches everyone, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender…