HIV and the Transgender Population: Module 9 HOPE Resource Package

Relevant Articles

Dahl, M., Feldman, J.L., Goldberg, J., & Jaberi, A. (2006). Endocrine Therapy for Transgender Adults in British Columbia: Suggested Guidelines. Vancouver Coastal Health: Promoting Wellness, Ensuring Care. (PDF, 1.1MB).

Herbst J.H., Jacobs, E.D., Finlayson, T.J., McKleroy, V.S., Spink-Neumann, M., & Crepaz, N. (2008).

Estimating HIV prevalence and risk behaviors of transgender persons in the United States: A systematic review. AIDS and Behavior, 21(1), 1-17. (PDF, 253KB)

Keller, K. (2009). Transgender health and HIV. BETA. (PDF, 1.17MB).

Williamson, C. (2010). Providing care to transgender persons: A clinical approach to primary care, hormones, and HIV management. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 21(3), 221-229. (PDF, 111KB).

World Health Organization (WHO). (2011). Prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men and transgender people: Recommendations for a public health approach. (PDF, 745KB).

Organizations focusing on Transgender Population

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health.

Formerly known as The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association (HBIDGDA) this site offers the standards of care for gender identity disorders.

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.

The mission of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming health care services for trans and gender-variant communities.

Gender Education and Advocacy.

GEA is a national organization focused on the needs, issues, and concerns of gender variant people in human society.

The Global Forum on MSM and HIV. Search results for Transgender and HIV.

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV: Working worldwide against HIV for the health and human rights of men who have sex with men.

Intersex Society of North America.

Devoted to systematic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decides is not standard for male or female.

Lambda Legal: Making the case for equality.

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay  men, bisexuals, transgender people, and those with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

National Center for Lesbian Rights.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.

National Center for Transgender Equality.

Social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment.

National Coalition of LGBT Health.

The National Coalition of LGBT Health is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and communities through public education, coalition building and advocacy that focuses on research, policy, education, and training.

UCSF HIV InSite. HIV Prevention and Care in Transgender People: Related Resources.

UCSF Fact Sheet 67. Sevelius, J. (2010). What are transgender mens’ HIV prevention needs?