Black AIDS Institute honors black trans women who are leading the fight for equality, human rights, and civil rights for trans and gender-nonconforming people of color.
Brian Belovitch has learned many lessons about self-care during his long journey with HIV and trans identity. Now he channels those lessons into his work as a mental health provider.
Diagnosed with HIV in 1987 while living as a trans woman in New York City, long-term survivor Brian Belovitch documents his life and journey in a new memoir.
Cris Lee, a transmasculine, non-binary individual, provides some tips for taking control of the health care experience.
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.
The senior director of strategic projects for the Transgender Law Center and a health commissioner of San Francisco talks about her work, motivations, and the importance of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
"When I contracted HIV, the hardest thing was not accepting that I had it, but deciding how I would explain it to my daughter," Evonne Kaho writes.
"We've got a lot to talk about; we can help each other through," JD Davids writes.
UNAIDS talked to transgender activists around the world about the challenges they face and the importance of improving the visibility of transgender people.
"Petty's vision of American girls was expansive and he was on what I'll just loosely refer to as 'our side': the side that bridges trauma and resistance."