The two-day U.S. HIV community lobbying event has responded to transgender concerns and is supporting more trans activists to attend this year.
At a recent public forum an array of public health experts, researchers, and community activists took the stage to discuss ways to combat inroads that crystal meth has made among gay men and trans women of color in New York City in recent years.
Transgender Americans have received confirmation of what they had long suspected -- namely, the Trump-Pence administration is literally trying to write them out of the law by defining them out of existence.
A coalition of organizers and transgender leaders in New York City went to the City Council and secured $1.8 million for a first-of-its-kind initiative directed specifically toward services for the trans community.
Roxsana Hernández, an HIV-positive Honduran trans woman, died on May 25 inside a detention center in the custody of U.S. immigration officials due to the neglect and apathy of the officers detaining her.
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.
Many trans women worry about the harmful side effects of taking hormone therapy and antiretroviral therapy at the same time, prompting some to stop treatment.
It's about much more than hormones and surgery. "The biggest issue for my patients is still stigmatization," says Christopher Nguyen, M.D.