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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...transgender individuals can become their own advocates in health clinics and doctors' offices and work better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San Francisco Bay Area male-to-female transgender population. For more information on trainings...
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 Transmission and Prevention in Transgendered People" ... 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
...This site and its related links have a wealth of information. As for the foolish "foo" Dave Grohl, yes indeed he has become an AIDS denialist. You can read all about these misguided souls in the archives. I'll repost a small sample below.Finally,... Read more »

Worried about episode with 2 transsexuals...

Hello Doctor Bob, this is my first post ever and I promise you that before I decided to write to you, I did a whole lot of reading of previous posts and your answers to them, but still I felt the need to ask my questions, so here goes my case:I'm a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...allow you to buy injectable Rocephin and Benzathine penicillin G plus oral azithromycin??? Where the hell do you live???Your STD/HIV risk from unprotected insertive oral sex plus your transsexual twosome whack-a-thon would be extremely low. I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Approves "in Principle" $47 Million Grant for Reducing Spread of HIV Among MSM, Transgender in South Asia

...time, the Global Fund will support a major regional project in Asia specifically addressing men who have sex with men (MSM), transgenders and HIV." Shivananda Khan, of Naz Foundation International (NFI), one of the NGOs that will be involved in... 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

...undereducated, have no adequate skills to support themselves, which is one of the reasons why they turn to sex work. Almost 40 percent of transgenders in Jakarta are already infected." Many transgender persons in China's Yunnan province are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Work and HIV Status Among Transgender Women: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

... "Transgender women are a key risk group for HIV, and epidemiologic studies have attributed high rates of HIV infection to behaviors associated with sex work in this population. Read more »
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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 »

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
...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
...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 »