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Transgender Hiv Dating

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Get the Facts
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
Ask the Experts

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 »

Oh Manila, Dangerous place to be gay

Dr. Bob, I am an Idiot!!!This is the story, I am married but I have discovered I am at least Bisexual. For the last three years I have secretly engaged in safer sex practices with high risk groups. MSM and TGs (Which in the way are the same thing)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more honest regarding your sexual orientation. Closets are health hazards!I'm shocked at the hospital's refusal to perform an HIV test! Shameful, totally unjustifiable, and quite dangerous in my opinion.Regarding the PEP recommendation, I don't... Read more »

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 »
Articles
Center of Excellence for Transgender Health at UCSF

Save the Date and Call for Abstracts: National Transgender Health Summit

...studies, problem-based learning) Specific populations (e.g., youth, elders, people of color) Specific medical issues (e.g., HIV care and treatment, street hormones and silicone use, substance abuse treatment, sexual health promotion) The... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

A Reflection on USCA's Coverage of and Dialogue on Transgender Issues

... As an HIV+ Transgender Woman, the 2010 U.S. Conference on AIDS provided the opportunity to continue the lessons learned from last year. Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

An Interview With Walter Bockting, Ph.D.

...surgery, the rate is at least 1 in every 12,000 for male-to female [MTF] and 1 in 30,000 for female-to-male [FTM]. But these are transsexuals who access the system and this does not include many more transgender people who don't get their... Read more »
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Ten Things Transgender Persons Should Discuss With Their Health Care Providers

...and find themselves homeless. They may be forced into sex work to make a living, and therefore at high risk for STDs including HIV. Other trans people may practice unsafe sex when they are beginning to experience sexuality in their desired... Read more »
Connect With Others

transgender HIV prevention

Posted by kami
...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 a study... Read more »

Hello.

Posted by unseenparagon, 3 Replies
...I talked to that my worst fear was that I would never find someone that is willing to love me for who I am- transgender and HIV-positive. Ha- That's a damn (Am I allowed to use that?) double sucker-punch. I am intelligent, attractive, fun, and a... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »