The U.S. Food and Drug Administration still categorizes transgender women as 'men who have sex with men,' meaning they're considered 'higher risk' in formal recommendations to blood banks.
Preventive screenings and treatments should be based on body parts, not gender identity, say trans advocates — and the federal government agrees.
Elton John headlines a panel of experts on HIV and AIDS to appeal for funding to finally end this scourge.
Discovering he was HIV-positive was terrifying to this writer, but he says it no longer has to be that way.
Easing requirements for updating legal identification has wide-ranging positive effects for trans people, in aspects of life such as housing and mental health, say advocates.
Many LGBT people are either uninsured or delay seeking medical treatment, and the reason is simple: a lack of LGBT-friendly health care providers.