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T ransgender people of color, more than any other community, report HIV infection at substantially higher rates. Institutionalized and racialized transphobia, structural violence, and discrimination contribute to both the severity and the invisibility of the epidemic among transgender and gender non-conforming people.
The T-House program serves the transgender community with linkage to culturally competent HIV/AIDS medical care services.
T-House helps you to be safe, healthy, and YOU!
Actress Laverne Cox has been a forceful advocate for transgender women. She wants the world to know, however, that “gender policing” hurts everyone, and, in particular, men who date transgender women feel its effects in an intensely harsh way. And, she says, these men need someone high-profile among them to come out of this specific kind of closet. Read the full article at the
In celebration of TransArt, 10 South Florida community leaders participated in a bilingual documentary about themselves and the surrounding community. TransArt, showcases the talent, vision and possibilities within the transgender Community. TransArt brings together a collection of talents, individuals & artistic genres to create awareness, nurture aspiring artists and enlighten the general population about the many layers of this community. The events showcase the work of national and local South …read more
In a cozy cottage decorated with butterflies to symbolize transformation, Katherine Boone was recovering in April from the operation that had changed her, in the most intimate part of her body, from a biological male into a female. Watch the video & read the full article at
The network will chronicle 14-year-old Jazz Jennings’ family and daily life. TLC is becoming the latest network to explore transgender life. The cable network has handed out a straight-to-series order for All That Jazz, a docuseries following 14-year-old transgender activist Jazz Jennings, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Read the full article at
Medicare may no longer exclude sex-reassignment surgery from coverage, a government appeals board ruled Friday. It said the current exclusion was “no longer reasonable” because the surgery is safe and effective and can no longer be considered experimental. In a recent decision handed down by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services appeals board, reversed a Medicare policy that has been in place since 1981. Read the full article …read more
Not Getting Tested Because You Are Afraid of How You Will Be Treated? If you have HIV/AIDS or are infected with an STD or Hepatitis, let us HELP YOU get the services you need and deserve! No one should risk their health out of fear! Call us for confidential and no-cost service linkage assistance!If you need more information on getting tested for HIV, STD’s, or Hepatitis, call the T-House coordinator by phone at 954.213.0610 or by email at Judith_Ihme@doh.state.fl.us …read more