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Transgender And Hiv Aids

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...2007. Herbst, J. and others. Estimating HIV prevalence and risk behaviors of transgender persons in the United States: A systematic review. AIDS and Behavior 12:1-17. January 2008. Keatley, J. and others. Transgender global HIV/AIDS epidemiology . Presentation at the 17th International AIDS Conference. Mexico City. August 3-8, 2008. Kessler, S. and W. McKenna. Who put the "trans" in transgender? Gender theory and everyday life....
Ask the Experts

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 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
...from your trannyshacking sexperience.Thanks for the New Zealand dollars to promote the mission of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). They are warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending my good-luck karma that you... 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 intercourse) as there is always...
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 Read more »

. Vincents Hospital Manhattan Comprehensive HIV Center

NEWS FOR Contact: Sujata SinhaIMMEDIATE RELEASE 212-981-5235WWW.SVCMC.ORG Mary Mooney 212-604-2675St. Vincents Hospital Manhattan Comprehensive HIV Center Celebrates 20th AnniversaryStars, Fashion Gurus, And Politicians Turn Out To...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
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Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Transgender People, Hormonal Therapy and HIV Treatment Interaction

...Mortality Weekly Report of September 12, 2008. 1 New data released by CDC in August showed that annual estimates of new HIV infections are 40% higher than previously thought -- about 56,000 people a year. The communities hit hardest are... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

Stigma and Violence Against Gay Men and Transgender People Cited as Major Barrier to HIV Prevention and Treatment

...literature that points to the importance of addressing human rights violations as a necessary pillar of an effective global AIDS response. "It is well known that there is a strong connection between human rights violations and the spread of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asia-Pacific: Transgenders Assert Identity at AIDS Meeting

... Few support networks, widespread discrimination, and low AIDS awareness put transgender persons at high risk of HIV infection, advocates said during the recent ninth International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific. "The lack of knowledge Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indonesia's HIV-Positive Transgendered Population Faces Discrimination, Jakarta Post Reports

... reports. The group spoke about the status of transgendered and gay people in the country -- particularly those living with HIV/AIDS -- at a hearing held Thursday with members of the House of Representatives' Commission IX, which handles... 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 Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...medical complications, such as: *bacterial pneumonia *HIV related pulmonary emphysema * hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. ... Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...medical complications, such as: *bacterial pneumonia *HIV related pulmonary emphysema * hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. ... Read more »