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Republican politician is trying to ban medication for trans kids

A Republican politician in South Carolina has proposed a bill that would ban gender-affirming medical treatment for trans kids under the age of 18,...

HIV diagnoses in New York City reached the record low

Data released in the 2018 HIV Surveillance Annual Report showed that 1,917 people in the city received a HIV diagnosis in 2018, down 11...

HIV ratings in Ireland are now higher than during AIDS crisis

HIV rates in Ireland have risen again this year with numbers now higher than they used to be in late 80s- early 90s, when...

Trans woman sues pharmacy for revealing her HIV-status to neighbors

A trans woman in Pennsylvania is suing a pharmacy for revealing to her neighbors that she is transgender and HIV+. She did not give...

HIV vaccine is to come within a year

Experts are “optimistic” about three late-stage trials for a HIV vaccine, predicting its availability as soon as in 2021. Dr Susan Buchbinder is chairing...

PrEP to be available for uninsured Americans

HIV-preventing PrEP drugs are to be made available for free to people without insurance, which means a grand twist for the whole healthcare scheme...

Pioneering testicle transplant could help transgender men in future

Several of the world’s leading experts in genital surgery performed the pioneering operation for an unnamed cisgender man in Belgrade, Serbia. He was born...

PrEP activists accuse pharmaceutical company Gilead of delaying the medication

The American activists advocating for PrEP blame a pharmaceutical company for the access to the HIV-preventing drugs being delayed. The PrEP4All Collaboration claimed yesterday...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Not only women get pregnant

The congresswoman, who is a major LGBT ally, urges the Congress to note that transgender and non-binary people should not be left behind when...

Chinese scientist is jailed for editing children’s genes to make them...

He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claimed to have created the first ever gene-edited babies, was sentenced to three years behind bars. His ‘experimental’...

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