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High uptake of HIV self-testing by men who have sex with men and transgender women in Burma

HIV self-testing is feasible and acceptable for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW), engaging more people than usual testing services,

Published
12 March 2018
By
Roger Pebody
Transgender women in Los Angeles are more likely to be in high HIV incidence clusters than any other group

A phylogenetic study of HIV infections in Los Angeles has found that transgender women (TGW) are more likely than any other risk group to be in a

Published
07 March 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Exploring Factors That Contribute to Increased Risk of HIV Infection in Transgender Women

Although transgender women's increased risk of HIV infection has been attributed to behavioral risk factors, Sandhya Vasan, MD, from the department of Retrovirology at the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (AFRIMS), in Bangkok, Thailand, shared that other factors may also impact the risk of infection, such as the effects that exogenous hormones have on the immune system and the impact that injectable fillers or sex reassignment surgery (SRS) has on immune reactivation.

Published
06 March 2018
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Contagion Live
‘PrEP Brazil’ a success for gay men and trans women

Results from Latin America’s first PrEP demonstration project reveal that it is both feasible and effective as an HIV prevention method in the region. Will Brazil’s example pave the way for the rest of the region?

Published
28 February 2018
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AVERT
Transgender Men's HIV and PrEP Needs Are Not Being Met

Without studies that separate trans men from cis women, the disparity will continue.

Published
27 February 2018
From
Hiv Plus
HIV prevention: It’s time to stop accepting the status quo, PrEP Summit concludes

The biggest barrier to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) becoming more available and more widely used is not cost so much as widespread acceptance of the status quo

Published
25 February 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Shining a light on trans women’s needs in sub-Sarahan Africa

New research marks welcome step to make trans women in sub-Saharan Africa visible in HIV data.

Published
22 January 2018
From
Avert
New research exposes profound discrimination trans people face

LGBT in Britain - Trans Report is Stonewall's new research, based on research with 871 trans and non-binary people by YouGov and highlighting the profound levels of discrimination and hate crime faced by trans people in Britain today.

Published
22 January 2018
From
Stonewall
Trans Lives Matter

Fighting erasure and HIV.

Published
08 January 2018
From
Poz
Factors Affecting the Health of Older Sexual and Gender Minorities Highlighted in LGBT Health

A special issue of LGBT Health includes the latest research, clinical practice innovations, and policy aimed at addressing disparities and enhancing healthcare for older LGBT populations.

Published
19 December 2017
From
Mary Ann Liebert press release

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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