transgender women - updates

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Trans indigenous women eke out a tough living in Colombia

Jun 29, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Colombia's constitution recognizes the rights of LGBTQ people, but indigenous communities have been slower to accept them

Letting love win: How my parents' love made me a winner

Jun 02, 2018 - 2:38 PM

As Pride Month begins, Mela Habijan writes about her and her parents' journey as she navigates life as a transgender woman

LOVE. Mela and her parents Irene and Erico. Photo courtesy of Mela Habijan

Transgender women can breastfeed, first case study shows

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The report in the journal Transgender Health describes a 30-year-old transgender woman who was born male and had been taking feminizing hormone therapy for six years

BEST FOR BABIES. File photo of a mother breastfeeding. AFP Photo

Indonesia police force 'manly makeover' on transgender beauticians

Jan 29, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Police lop off some of the beautiicians' long hair with scissors as well as force the group to wear male clothing and speak in a masculine voice

AIDS 2014: Focus HIV services on key groups

Jul 22, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Unless HIV services are made available to 5 key populations the global health response on HIV will suffer a large setback