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News Analysis

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.

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News

Trans Woman With HIV Dies During Release From ICE Custody After Being Denied Meds

Johana Medina died one year after Honduran transgender activist Roxsana Hernández also died in ICE custody.

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Press Releases

Lambda Legal, Americans United and Center for Reproductive Rights Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

"The breadth of the harm this new rule will cause is impossible to exaggerate, and opens up yet another front in the Trump Administration's assault on civil rights of minorities and already marginalized, vulnerable populations," Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Jamie Gliksberg said.

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LGBTQ+

Transgender Activists Question Trump Administration's Sincerity in "Ending the HIV Epidemic"

Given its anti-transgender policies and the lack of resources for trans health and survival, the administration may not be on track to end HIV by 2030.

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LGBTQ+

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.

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Personal Stories

10 Black Transgender Women to Watch

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.

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Personal Stories

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.

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LGBTQ+

It Took Almost 20 Years for Transgender New Yorkers to Get Legal Protections. Here's a Timeline of How They Did It.

Governor Cuomo signed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act into law on January 15, 2019. But it was a long road to this momentous occasion for transgender New Yorkers.

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LGBTQ+

Supreme Court Declines Transgender Military Ban Cases; Permits Enforcement of Ban for Now

"For more than 30 months, transgender troops have been serving our country openly with valor and distinction, but now the rug has been ripped out from under them, once again," Lambda Legal Counsel Peter Renn said.

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Religiously Non-Conforming: An Orthodox Rabbi Leads a Movement for Trans Inclusivity

This past summer, Rabbi Mike Moskowitz became the first Orthodox rabbi to serve at the world's largest LGBTQ synagogue, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, in Manhattan.