Last month, at the Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo in Burbank, CA, adult entertainment icon and LGBTQ rights activist Buck Angel and Florida-based men’s sexual health products company Perfect Fit Brand unveiled the Buck-Off™, the first ever sex toy created specifically for FTM (Female-To-Male) trans men.
The Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organisation, welcomed Secretary Hillary Clinton’s announcement today detailing the plan she would embark on as president to end the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the U. S. and around the world. Her blueprint includes enhancing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, convening working groups to develop aggressive actions to combat the spread of HIV, and launching a campaign to combat stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center announces the opening of its newest facility, Callen-Lorde Bronx. Callen-Lorde Bronx provides primary care, HIV care, transgender care and hormone therapy, lesbian and bisexual women’s health care, young adult care, sexual health care, and short-term mental health services. Patients also have access to a convenient on-site pharmacy.
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organisation, in partnership with Walgreens, released a resource guide that helps pharmacists better understand the needs of LGBTQ customers and patients.
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center warns of potential public health risk for transgender women and transfeminine people due to a U.S nationwide shortage of some generic and brand name injectable oestrogen. Makers of the drugs have reported manufacturing delays in getting the medications to the market.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organisation, hailed the groundbreaking results of the recently-released PARTNER study finding no linked cases of HIV transmission between people living with HIV undergoing successful antiretroviral therapy (ART) and their HIV-negative partners.
Gay rights groups and members of Congress called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reverse the guideline that bars gay and bisexual men from donating blood unless they abstain from sex for one year.
Everyone’s first response after an atrocity like this is to ask how they can help. Gay and bisexual men are stymied in their efforts to do so by an outdated law.
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) applauds new regulations prohibiting health care discrimination against transgender people across the United States. Adopted today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the protections ensure equal access for communities that have long been excluded from the health care system.
New regulation makes clear that transgender people must be treated consistent with their gender identity and cannot be denied care provided to anyone else, even when it’s transition-related care.