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Bill Now Requires Trangender People To have Their Papers Before Using The RestroomBill Now Requires Trangender People To have Their Papers... A bill that would ban transgender people from using their preferred public bathrooms has now made its way through its second committee, but not without some changes. The bill has been amended to make an exception for some transgender people who have legally changed their gender on government documentation. In essence, it...

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5th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium5th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium The 5th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium is May 14–15, 2015 at the Embassy Suites, 1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316. The Symposium will provide state-of-the-art medical information to medical, mental health, and licensed allied health professionals in addressing culturally sensitive care and treatment...

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Raquel Sapien Shares Her Life as an Openly HIV-Positive, Trans ActivistRaquel Sapien Shares Her Life as an Openly HIV-Positive,... Raquel Sapien was diagnosed with HIV while she was en route to serve a six-year prison sentence. Even though Raquel is a transgender woman, she served her time in a men's prison. After her diagnosis, she told no one for fear of being treated badly by fellow prisoners. For the rest of her prison term, she was silent...

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A Glimmer of Hope for Transgender Service MembersA Glimmer of Hope for Transgender Service Members In the last couple of weeks, transgender American veterans celebrated a big victory, and trans Americans in the military — and all trans people — got another glimmer of hope that the stigma of not being able to serve might be gone in the foreseeable future. First, on November 24, two New Jersey-based transgender...

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HRC’s All God’s Children Campaign features Trans Woman of ColorHRC’s All God’s Children Campaign features Trans... In early December, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, released the fourth ad in its groundbreaking LGBT public education campaign, All God’s Children. This latest television ad features Blossom...

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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.

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Kristina Grant Infiniti – In Loving Memory

A candlelight vigil was held on Thursday, Feb. 19 at the Torch of Friendship in downtown Miami to honor the life of Kristina Grant Infiniti. Trans Miami, a Community Center in Miami, posted on their Facebook page: “I could not have been prouder of our community tonight. Taking a painful & heartbreaking situation. The tragic loss of Kristina Grant Infiniti and so many others in the Transgender community, braving the cold weather & heartache and …read more

Meet Jazz: 2014 Voice For Equality Honoree

She speaks to us with such tremendous clarity, of a truth so incontrovertible, and with just one clarion demand: “see me the way I see myself”. Fourteen year old Jazz Jennings is the Equality Florida “Voice For Equality” honoree for 2014, and I thought you’d like to get to know this remarkable young woman a little before you meet her on November 16th at the Equality Florida Broward Gala! Jazz …read more

Medicare to Now Cover Sex-Change Surgery

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

Ask Misty Advice: Who asks about STDs?

Misty Eyez aka “The Eyez of Florida” & “The South Florida Sweetheart” is always glamorous and sexy but is also known for her over the top club kid persona and audience favorite; most often caught performing comedic and shocking thought-provoking numbers. Misty has developed an online persona on YouTube with her “ASK MISTY” Advice; where she answers viewers questions and “Misty Minute” Tutorials and gives away Drag Secrets. This Larger than …read more

Not Getting Services because you are afraid of how you will be treated?

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

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