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Transgender And Hiv Aids

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

Defining Transgender HIV Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Surgery and HIV Optimizing Health Care Conclusion Selected Sources Transgender persons illuminate the complex interplay of social and biological factors that determine gender identity (an individual's own sense of maleness or femaleness) and contribute to both HIV risk and HIV...
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HIV risk to post-op transgenders

Would you explain how someone whose sexual organ was formed into a vagina thru surgery could still be at risk for HIV from unprotected sex? Any referrals you have for more info on transgender procedure options would be very helpful too. With...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
For more information about transgender health and HIV prevention, see the following links:"Transgendered People and HIV/AIDS" at The Body (http://thebody.com/whatis/transgendered.html)"HIV Transmission and Prevention in Transgendered... Read more »

I am HIV positive and transgender - can I become a girl?

I am HIV+ and need to know if I can transition from being a shemale and crossdresser to being a real girl in the future. I have always dreamed of becoming a girl and am sick to think I can't because I am dealing with HIV. Please answer these...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. HIV has great potential to steal dreams. It casts our future into doubt and makes us question whether we can ever really become who we are meant to be. I encourage you not to let HIV lead you off your path. There are, of... Read more »

Transgender in Tijuana

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm a 20 year old bi-sexual male. I recently had an 'encounter' with an transgender prostitute in Tijuana. I insisted that there'd be no penetration (she/he still had a penis so I specifically excluded anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jim C.,The HIV-transmission risk from the activities you describe would be extremely minimal at best. If you remain worried, a single rapid HIV test at the three-month mark will put your unwarranted excessive worries permanently to rest.I do... Read more »

First transgender encounter

I am a 30 year old, heterosexual male from New Zealand.Yesterday, I met with a transgender Ihad been chatting to online. They were a pre-operative male to female TG. She assured me that she was clean and hiv free. She was from the phillipines and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Kiwi,A negative HIV test from six months ago merely indicates a person didn't have HIV then. It means nothing now. Even if he/she slapped a lie detector on his/her soon-to-be-gone tallywhacker, I would't believe him/her. We must... Read more »
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transgender HIV prevention

Posted by kami
Transgender Individuals in San Francisco Needed for HIV Prevention Study
Want to earn $25 for an hour of your time and help with the fight against AIDS? I am an AIDS researcher from the University of Illinois who is traveling around the country doing... Read more »

40 transgender couger that looks more like a puma ;') good girl here

Posted by LovelyLola, 1 Reply
Looking for HIV positive soldiers for friends and dating . I live as a chick and look like an ugly umma Thurman 5'10, 160,40,long blonde/blue
Looking to cheer up some special soldier.
I enjoy the outdoors, cooking , gardening and ridding my mare.... Read more »

sex with a transgender

Posted by terry14, 2 Replies
I recently had sex with a transgender. I had protected sex with her and there was no breakage in the condom. We also kissed and at one point she kissed me so hard I think my lip busted. I'm not sure who was bleeding but I thought I tasted blood. Am... Read more »

HIV+ folks who R gay, bi, or trans and coming out?

Posted by Kriss
Hello, ya'll. What has been the whole 'commming out' process been like as a person living with HIV and who is gay, bi, or transgender? Is it something you still struggle with if so why or why not? I am a young person in their young 20's and was born... Read more »