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Transsexuals And Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...of gender that is prevalent in Western cultures. Various gender identities fall under the "transgender" umbrella, including (but not limited to) transgender woman, transgender man, male-tofemale (MTF), female-to-male (FTM), transsexual, drag queen/king, gender variant, and genderqueer. While some transgender persons seek physical transformation through the use of hormones, sex reassignment surgery, or cosmetic procedures, others pursue...
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 »

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
...Hi,Transsexual dynamic duos, bathrooms without water and drug stores that allow you to buy injectable Rocephin and Benzathine penicillin G plus Read more »

URGENT: sex with a transsexual sex worker

First,I commend you Dr Bob for your tremendous generosity and patience to such a terrified group of people, your strength and patience is inspiring. I did something very out of the ordinary and had an encounter in Spain with a transexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will be negative.Thank you for your desire to support The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that your definitive HIV test... 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 »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Transgender Therapy and HIV

...specializing in HIV, lost a patient he adored when she stopped taking her antiviral meds. The patient, in her mid-thirties, was a transgender woman (male-to-female, or MTF) who was taking estrogen, a female hormone. Transgender women on hormonal... 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 Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Transgender People, Hormonal Therapy and HIV Treatment Interaction

...affected by the epidemic remains invisible in the eyes of officialdom a quarter century since the first reports of the disease: transgender people. Studies of female transgender individuals have reported HIV positivity rates ranging anywhere... Read more »
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 »
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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 Read more »

Am I at high risk for infection?

Posted by talktal, 2 Replies
...Last night I did something extremely stupid, I had sex with a transsexual prostitute. I gave oral (with a condom on) and received anal as well (with a condom on as well). The same condom was used Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...want to quit smoking? Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are looking for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smokers to take part in a free internet-based smoking treatment program. For more information, visit: ... Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...want to quit smoking? Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are looking for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smokers to take part in a free internet-based smoking treatment program. For more information, visit: ... Read more »