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  • TLDEF
  • When I spoke to Michael Silverman, executive director of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), he told me: "In life, transgender people face tremendous hurdles in trying to get accurate identification reflecting their true identities. (vice.com)
  • In a recent case posted on their website, TLDEF represented a woman named Nancy, whose husband Michael was a transgender man. (vice.com)
  • May 18, 2015 - TLDEF commends New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman for launching a new initiative to ensure that transgender New Yorkers have equal access to medical care throughout the state. (transgenderlegal.org)
  • AIDS
  • The "Global Guidance on Prevention and Treatment of HIV and other STI Among MSM and other Transgender People," (available at http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/guidelines/msm_guidelines2011/en/index.html ) was developed in response to concerns raised by public health organizations and grassroots groups all over the world that the rate of HIV/AIDS among MSM and transgender people recently has started to rise again. (healthcanal.com)
  • Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is the nation's leading provider of HIV and AIDS care, prevention services and advocacy, serving nearly 9,000 people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS in New York City, the epidemic's largest U.S. epicenter. (gmhc.org)
  • As the world's first HIV and AIDS service organization, GMHC is an expert in providing services that every person affected by the epidemic deserves. (gmhc.org)
  • people's
  • A group of researchers may have put to rest the speculation still lingering in some medical literature that transgender people's experiences are the result of a hormone imbalance. (rawstory.com)
  • stigma
  • As researchers from the City University of New York explained, when transgender individuals face societal stigma, families can provide crucial support. (upi.com)
  • It is estimated that there are nearly 10 million transgender people in this region, many of who often endure stigma and prejudice every day of their lives. (aidsdatahub.org)
  • Policy Brief: Self-stigma among Young Men who have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Women and the Linkages with HIV in Asia. (aidsdatahub.org)
  • LGBT
  • An expert panel consisting of legal experts, medical experts, and representatives of four transgender and LGBT organisations, released a report in April 2015 ( available here in Norwegian) where they looked into both legal and medical practices as well as making the recommendations that became the basis for the new law. (skepchick.org)
  • Trump
  • Since entering office last year, Trump has undermined transgender rights in a number of respects, most prominently when he moved to ban transgender soldiers from serving in the U.S. military. (bustle.com)
  • In short, Saturday's news is yet another worrisome sign for the transgender community under Trump. (bustle.com)
  • We applaud these companies for standing with the millions of transgender people fighting back to let the Trump Administration know that they won't be marginalized and forced into the shadows. (thebody.com)
  • dignity
  • We applaud Attorney General Schneiderman for recognizing the medical needs of transgender people in New York and working to ensure that they are treated with respect and dignity when accessing care at hospitals and medical centers throughout the state. (transgenderlegal.org)
  • behavioral
  • Nearly two thirds of transgender women and men surveyed by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 2014 and 2015 from 28 jurisdictions reported never testing for HIV. (thebodypro.com)
  • health care
  • Insensitivity to transgender issues by health care providers can be a barrier for transgender people diagnosed with HIV and seeking quality treatment and care services. (thebodypro.com)
  • Few health care providers receive proper training or are knowledgeable about transgender health issues and their unique needs. (thebodypro.com)
  • The findings, published online in Administration and Policy in Mental health and Mental Health Services Research , hold critical implications for service access and delivery policies that protect transgender help-seekers in the health care system. (nyu.edu)
  • Professor Lindsey's study, with Meghan Romanelli of NYU Silver and Wenhua Lu of Rutgers, is titled "Examining Mechanism and Moderators of the Relationship Between Discriminatory Health Care Encounters and Attempted Suicide Among U.S. Transgender Help-Seekers. (nyu.edu)
  • It's our opinion that health care in connection with treatment of transgender people should happen with informed consent instead of psychiatric evaluations," said Linda Thor Pedersen. (lgbt.dk)
  • The transgender community responds to these challenges by sharing information about affirming providers, traveling long distances to receive competent care, not disclosing their identity to providers, or simply avoiding health care altogether. (louisville.edu)
  • Every major association of health professionals in the United States has recognized the importance of accessible and inclusive health care for transgender people. (louisville.edu)
  • Ryan Combs has recently co-authored a chapter on transgender health care policy in The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights by Jami K. Taylor, Daniel C. Lewis, and Donald P. Haider-Markel, published by University of Michigan Press. (louisville.edu)
  • Centers
  • The initiative will provide programming to hospitals and medical centers on the legal requirements for treating transgender people in New York and best practices in providing care to this patient population. (transgenderlegal.org)
  • suicide
  • In the case of "high" level rejection, the odds that the transgender person might attempt suicide rose by almost three and a half times, compared to people without such rejection, the study found. (upi.com)
  • A study co-authored by Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, executive director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research at the Silver of Social Work at New York University , has found that transgender people who are denied access to mental health treatment experience a higher risk of substance abuse and attempted suicide. (nyu.edu)
  • citizens
  • Governments and communities alike must take steps to fully recognize, and begin to protect, the individual rights of all of citizens - including transgender people - if the region is to reach the goals in the UNAIDS strategic vision for the year 2015 of "Zero new HIV infections. (aidsdatahub.org)
  • prevention
  • This issue provides an overview of the challenges (and responses) of providing prevention and care services to men who have sex with men and transgender. (aidsmap.com)
  • WHO and partners launch new public health recommendations today, to help policy-makers and service providers scale up access to treatment and prevention services for HIV and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people. (who.int)
  • New public health recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners aim to help policymakers and doctors scale up access to treatment and prevention services for HIV and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men and transgender people. (sxpolitics.org)
  • The guidelines Prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men and transgender people: Recommendations for a public health approach are the first global public health guidelines to focus on these specific population groups and provides 21 recommendations for actions to be taken by multiple stakeholders, in close cooperation with men who have sex with men and transgender people. (sxpolitics.org)
  • biological
  • I don't think I know what "biological transgender" means, but if Fr. (catholicculture.org)
  • According to the revised Transgender Offender Manual , the Bureau of Prisons will use an inmate's biological sex to initially determine where to house them and what bathrooms they will be allowed to use. (gaytoday.com)
  • hormone
  • Some transgender people in transition get surgery, some get hormone therapy, and some get a combination of both. (wellspan.org)
  • You can also talk to your child's doctor about types of reversible hormone therapies that can help your transgender child to transition. (wellspan.org)
  • Petition ยท Professor Sir Malcolm Grant : Allow transgender people over the age of 16 to access hormone therapy. (change.org)
  • According to current NHS protocol, transgender people aged 16 or above are legally granted access to hormone replacement therapy, involving the administration of cross-sex hormones (eg. (change.org)
  • However, this is only the case if the person has been receiving hormone blockers for at least one year - irregardless of how long they have known they were transgender, or their personal situation. (change.org)
  • estimates
  • According to current estimates, around a quarter ( 22-28% ) of transgender women are living with HIV, and more than half ( an estimated 56% ) of black/African American transgender women are living with HIV. (thebodypro.com)
  • issues
  • Read 22 things people should know about their fertility and 22 things you should know about STDs and your fertility to get some basic facts about infertility issues. (buzzfeed.com)
  • This is professional guidance to help a person, family, or group of people recognize and deal with transgender issues. (wellspan.org)
  • This administration seems to be using every opportunity to roll back progress for L.G.B.T.Q. and transgender people, even against the grain of where the American public is, and is headed, on these issues,' Vanita Gupta, chief executive of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division under President Obama, told the New York Times. (gaytoday.com)