Latest by Katherine Moriarty
Transgender people face challenges worldwide, including high rates of HIV, stigma and discrimination. But Lessons From the Front Lines: Trans Health and Rights shares the strategies and successes of 10 grassroots groups fighting for human rights and eq…
Privacy advocates have long argued that routine encryption should be standard for websites and apps handling potentially sensitive information, especially when it relates to personal medical concerns.
Advocates Urge U. S. to Fund Study to Scrutinize Hormonal Birth Control in Women's Risk of HIV Infection
Despite widespread usage, some studies have suggested Depo-Provera might increase the likelihood of HIV entering the blood stream. But, with previous data conflicting and inconclusive, advocates say this 7,800 woman study is needed to nail down the t...
Transgender Women Living With HIV: New Study on Relationships Reflects Widespread Challenges, Reinforces Why Policies Must Change
Study finds that, for transgender women and their partners alike, financial hardship, discrimination and stigma were associated with depression.
Poverty increases women's vulnerability to HIV through housing instability, food insecurity and other factors. Living with HIV also leads to poverty. But the government could take steps to end this vicious cycle, says the Positive Women's Network-USA...
The landmark ruling allows some corporations to get out of ACA's contraception rules due to religious beliefs. Could the decision also affect LGBT people, people with HIV or PrEP users?
Six months into full roll-out of Obamacare, problems remain. Expansion of the Medicaid program -- particularly slow in the U.S. South -- is a top priority.