Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/category/trans-hiv/tag/viewpoints
Trans People

Viewpoints

The Latest

Peach still life - butt concept

Blessed Be the Bottom: How to Make Anal Sex Safe and Pleasurable

Bottoming expert Mason offers a guide for the anally receptive, to enhance your -- and your top's -- safety, comfort, and pleasure.

Non-Binary Sensation Jeffrey Marsh Wants You to Love You Img

Non-Binary Sensation Jeffrey Marsh Wants You to Love You

The gender non-binary influencer and author of 'How to Be You' talks to TheBody about the evolving language of gender and its similarities to ideas about living with HIV.

Brian Belovitch in 2018 and in 1981.

Mental Health Expert Uses His Life to Help Others Navigate HIV and Gender

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.

Brian Belovitch

Brian Belovitch's Journey Through HIV and His Full-Circle Transgender Experience

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.

Trump's Trans Erasure Rule Explained Img

Trump's Trans Erasure Rule Explained

PWN-USA's Anand Kalra offers her "breakdown of what we can expect to happen if the proposed rule changes to define gender as birth-genitals, binary, and fixed go through."

Beyond the Basics: Gaines Blasdel on Genital Surgery, Community Wisdom, and Trans Health Justice Today Img

Beyond the Basics: Gaines Blasdel on Genital Surgery, Community Wisdom, and Trans Health Justice Today

In an unprecedented action, trans people who have had bottom surgery came together this year through an open letter calling for the accountability of surgery providers. JD Davids spoke with Gaines Blasdel, who coordinated the letter.

Why This Trans Guy Stopped Taking Daily PrEP for HIV Prevention Img

Why This Trans Guy Stopped Taking Daily PrEP for HIV Prevention

JD Davids explains that PrEP helped him grow into his understanding and embodiment of gender, desire and identity, as well as being highly effective HIV prevention -- but now his "season of risk" has changed.

HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Milan Nicole Sherry Img

HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Milan Nicole Sherry

Milan Nicole Sherry is a black trans revolutionist from New Orleans, Louisiana, who worked with the United States Department of Justice to address the transgender community's experience inside of the Orleans Parish Prison.

For Trans Women Living With HIV, Injectable Estrogen Shortage Compounds Health Risks Img

For Trans Women Living With HIV, Injectable Estrogen Shortage Compounds Health Risks

"For trans women who are HIV positive, a lack of access to proper hormone treatment may compound their health problems," says Nala Toussaint, prevention coordinator for Transgender Services at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center.

It's Time for Change: A Blog Entry by Tiommi Luckett Img

It's Time for Change: A Blog Entry by Tiommi Luckett

"There is a key marginalized population often forgotten in the discussion of public health and HIV," Tiommi Luckett writes. "Nearly a third of transgender Americans are HIV-positive [and] many transgender women may not know their HIV status, due to a...