Transgender Health


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For information about transgender health, we encourage you to look at the articles below, which come from our blog BETA, your bright and brainy source on new developments in HIV prevention, evolving approaches to HIV treatment, and strategies for living well with the virus.

 

AIDS 2014 Recap: Meeting the Needs of Transgender Women

AIDS 2014 Recap: Meeting the Needs of Transgender Women

Transgender women are among the most marginalized and HIV-affected groups worldwide. HIV prevalence estimates range widely, largely because data on transgender populations around the globe are incomplete, but a recent … Read More

Resource Spotlight: Transgender Populations and HIV

Resource Spotlight: Transgender Populations and HIV

Transgender people—that is, people whose gender identity differs from the sex they were assigned at birth—have unique resiliencies and unique health needs and priorities. They also are among the most … Read More

Transgender Women and the HIV Care Cascade

Transgender Women and the HIV Care Cascade

HIV-positive transgender women in San Francisco appear to be getting lost in the “cascade of care” and not getting the maximum benefits from HIV treatment, but a multi-pronged approach could … Read More

TransLine Transgender Health Consultation Service

TransLine Transgender Health Consultation Service

For transgender people—individuals whose gender identity doesn’t match the sex they were assigned at birth and/or the gender expressions associated with that sex—accessing medical care can be a tremendous challenge. … Read More

AIDS 2012: HIV in Transgender Communities

AIDS 2012: HIV in Transgender Communities

Up to 68% of transgender women in North America are living with HIV—a staggering number presented Tuesday at AIDS 2012 by Joanne Keatley, director of the Center for Excellence for … Read More

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