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What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV?

A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers Transgender women have one of the highest HIV prevalences in the U.S. It’s estimated that over a quarter—28%—of adult trans* women in the…

Health and rights challenges for China’s LGBT community

Despite some progress in recent years, China's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community still face substantial barriers to protecting their health and human rights. Talha Burki reports in The Lancet.…

First declaration of cooperation between HIV service organizations and LGBT movement adopted in Russia

A declaration, Cooperation of HIV Service and LGBT Organizations in Russia to Protect Health and Well-Being of MSM/LGB/TG People Including Counteractions for HIV Prevention was adopted at the First Russian…

LGBTI survey: Western Balkans and Turkey

LGBTI people and LGBTI organizations from Western Balkans and Turkey (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia) are invited to fill out a survey which will…

Joint workshop by ILGA-Europe and EATG on HIV

On 9-10 February 2017 ILGA-Europe and EATG jointly implemented a capacity building seminar on the role of LGBTI organisations to address HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s). The training was…

Transgender women’s attitudes towards HIV PrEP

A recent study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health has shown that many young transgender women (YTW) are aware of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and have positive attitudes toward it.…

AT LAST: Gay men and transgender people get vaccine to prevent genital warts and anal cancer – impressive pilot results in England

Gay men and transgender people in England now have limited access to the HPV vaccine. Early results from an ongoing pilot study are extremely encouraging. After years of community campaigning for…

Survey finds good knowledge of PrEP in Europe and a considerable amount of unsupported informal PrEP use

About half of men and transgender people interested in using PrEP and one in five women A large survey of knowledge and use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Europe released…

New EU accession reports: LGBTI rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Earlier this month, the European Commission’s published its annual progress reports on accession states’ progress towards EU Membership. The reports include important and extensive information on the situation of lesbian,…

Ban calls for continued efforts to secure equal rights for LGBT community

21 September 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the international community to continue working for equal rights and fair treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)…