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A Seat at the Table: Transgender Advocates Represent at AIDSWatch

The two-day U.S. HIV community lobbying event has responded to transgender concerns and is supporting more trans activists to attend this year.

By Charles Sanchez

Crystal Meth, Gay Men, and Trans Women of Color Was the Topic at Last Week's Harlem Forum

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.

By Tim Murphy

Florida: HIV Care Lacking for Transgender Women

Florida fails to deliver basic HIV services to many transgender women, endangering their health and contributing to an uncontrolled HIV epidemic in the state.

By Human Rights Watch

Trump Administration Effort to Erase Transgender Americans Will Not Stand

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.

By Diana Flynn for Lambda Legal

Being Heard: A Special New York City Pride for Trans Folks

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.

By Cecilia Gentili for Gay Men's Health Crisis

Pride in Mourning: On the Death of Transgender Activist Roxsana Hernández in an ICE Detention Center

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.

By Giuliani Alvarenga

#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.

By Candace Y.A. Montague

HIV-Positive Trans Women Worry About Side Effects of Taking Hormone Therapy and HIV Treatment Together

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.

By Sony Salzman

PrEP and Transgender People

The HIV epidemic disproportionately affects the transgender community, but awareness of prevention efforts using PrEP have been inadequate for this particularly vulnerable group.

By Asa Radix, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S. for Positively Aware

How Stigma and Discrimination Hurt Transgender Health Care

It's about much more than hormones and surgery. "The biggest issue for my patients is still stigmatization," says Christopher Nguyen, M.D.

By Enid Vazquez for Positively Aware