In the Journals

Gender-concordant IDs improve mental health, reduce suicidal thoughts among transgender individuals

March 20, 2020
Access to identity documents that reflected transgender individuals’ identified gender helped to improve their mental health and reduced…
Meeting News

‘Substantial misinformation’ affects PrEP uptake among American MSM

March 9, 2020
The majority of urban American men who have sex with men, or MSM, who are at risk for HIV do not use pre-exposure prophylaxis treatment, or PrEP…
Meeting News

Generic PrEP may present ‘golden opportunity’ for affordability

March 9, 2020
In comparison with a potential generic version of tenofovir disoproxil fumarateemtricitabine, or F/TDF, the safety of tenofovir…
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Many transgender youths avoid disclosing gender to health providers

February 26, 2020
Almost half of transgender youths reported that they had intentionally avoided divulging their gender identity at one point to a health care…

Controversial pubertal blocker legislation may bring unintended consequences for children

February 17, 2020
Several states across the country have introduced or are considering legislation that would prohibit medical treatment for children who may be…

Q&A: Considering patient sex, gender differences to optimize care

February 11, 2020
Considering a patient’s sex and gender is essential during clinical decision-making, according to a review published in JAMA Internal
In the Journals

ART decreases estradiol, but does not impact hormone therapy efficacy, in transgender women

January 27, 2020
Estradiol pharmacokinetic parameters were significantly decreased in the presence of ART among transgender women who are HIV-positive, according to…

Repeat syphilis episodes in MSM highlight need for increased awareness, novel strategies

January 18, 2020
Sexual risk behaviors appear to be a large driver of novel syphilis infections among men who have sex with men, or MSM, who are HIV-positive and have…

Many transgender women with HIV not interviewed for partner services

January 16, 2020
Many transgender women with HIV are not interviewed for HIV partner services during health care encounters, according to data published in MMWR. In…

Q&A: LGBT patients with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers face unique challenges

December 23, 2019
Currently, 1.1 million LGBT individuals in the United States are aged 65 years or older, and recent estimates have predicted that this population…