There are many intersecting issues common to women of transgender experience (trans women) that can make life challenging and make it more difficult for them to access the care they need.

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I bought a t-shirt in Las Vegas because I thought it was amusing. It said "Bad Bitch" on the front of it. I smiled when I saw it and for whatever reason I decided to buy it. I have plenty of courage, more than most I think. You don't live a transgender existence in a society that wants to erase you...
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I just heard a new word today that struck my heart in a sickening way: "Gendercide", "the deliberate effort to destroy traditions of gender fluidity…". That was a quote from an extremely insightful book...
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Trans women are a group at high risk for acquiring HIV. Learn about specific risks and the prevention steps trans women can prioritize to stay HIV free.
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Look here to find information and support for community building, health issues, violence, discrimination, legal barriers, transgender youth, and more.
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Human sexuality is complex and exciting. Learn more about how people define, describe, and build community around sexuality and gender identity.
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Learn about trans women living with HIV and the many unique issues they face, including some good news about changes and determined resilience.
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People of trans experience, particularly women and femmes of color, endure targeting for horrendous acts of violence and even murder in racist, sexist, transphobic, anti-Black societies around the world, including the US. This terrible fact gave rise to Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), on...
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In honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), The Well Project joined forces with partner organization, Positive Women's Network-USA, to present "What You Need to Know: HIV Among Transgender Women and Barriers to Care."
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I live in the basement: the lowest floor of the social systems we have here in America. Above me live the middle-class: not concerned with the trials of the lower class; the privileged: living in a bubble of supremacy; and the blessed: ignorant of truly fighting for acceptance into humanity. Proud...

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