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Dr. Charlene Flash and Steve Stellenwerf

Houston Is Larger Than Many States. Tackling the HIV Epidemic Here Is an Even Bigger Challenge.

Harris County, home to the city of Houston, is one of the most racially diverse counties in the U.S. With little transportation and a lot of HIV stigma, the area is lucky to have Legacy Community Health.

Laverne Cox and Chase Strangio

What Happened Inside the Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Discrimination Cases

ACLU legal eagle Chase Strangio discusses his bird's eye view inside the Oct. 8 Supreme Court arguments on three cases impacting LGBTQ people's right to freedom from discrimination.

A genderqueer person in a hospital gown receiving a pelvic exam

A Texas Court Ruled Providers Can Discriminate Against Trans People and Those Seeking Abortion Care. Here's What's Next.

When the Trump administration didn't move to finalize its anti-trans, anti-abortion rule on the Affordable Care Act, a Texas judge stepped in to move the needle for it.

Planned Parenthood Protests Trump Administration's Title X Rule Change

Planned Parenthood's Transgender Services Face New Threats From Trump Administration

The organization is committed to serving the community despite the political challenges.

Noel Twilbeck, Donna Ford and Dorian-Gray Alexander

In Post-Katrina New Orleans, HIV Rates Have Fallen While PrEP and HIV Care Have Increased

Poverty, stigma and racial health disparities drive HIV rates that are among the nation's highest. But expanded Medicaid and PrEP access seem to have contributed to a recent drop in new cases.

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What the Trans Community Needs to Know About New Expert Recommendations

Use these guidelines proposed by a pair of expert physicians in the U.S. to advocate for your health care.

World map and rainbow flag on hands

Why We Need Pride in the Face of Worldwide Oppression, Violence, and HIV

"As we observe this Pride season," writes international HIV advocate George Ayala, "let's embrace human rights and gender equity as inherently critical prerequisites to ending the AIDS pandemic."

Are You #ACApositive?

#ACApositive Campaign Fights Trump Administration for Transgender Health Care

The Transgender Law Center's #ACApositive campaign is an awareness drive aimed at spotlighting the perils of transgender people with HIV disconnecting from ACA health care coverage.

Amida Care's Health Plan for Transgender New Yorkers Offers a National Model Img

Amida Care's Health Plan for Transgender New Yorkers Offers a National Model

What are the components of comprehensive health care coverage for transgender people? Amida Care's Live Life Plus health plan may have some answers and is on the road to becoming a model health care plan for transgender people living in New York stat...

Trans People in the Health Reform Fight: What's at Stake Img

Trans People in the Health Reform Fight: What's at Stake

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is bad news for trans people -- particularly those living with or at risk for HIV. Here's why.