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FDA Application Accepted for HIV Drug with New Mechanism of Action

Theratechnologies Inc. (Theratechnologies) (TSX: TH) announced Friday that it has been notified by its partner, TaiMed Biologics, Inc., that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for ibalizumab as a treatment for multidrug resistant Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (MDR HIV-1). If approved, ibalizumab will be the first(…)

13th Transgender Murder Victim of 2017: Josie Berrios

This year’s latest casualty in the ongoing war on transgender women is Josie Berrios, 28. She lived in Ithaca, New York, and was described by those who loved her as a proud transgender woman of color. Berrios had what police say was a “personal relationship” with a man named Michael Davis, 45. Police have charged(…)

AIDS United Releases Statement for Providing Trans-affirming HIV Medical Care, Support Services and Funding

In a community-created consensus statement released today, AIDS United provides critical guidance for clinical providers, funders and social service providers to strengthen their understanding of how best to engage and support transgender communities. The statement provides concrete and measurable steps organizations can take to improve their approach to HIV work in transgender communities and was(…)

Logo Study Names Most Out and Proud Brands

Logo, the leading entertainment brand for the LGBTQ community, today released the second annual ‘Trailblazing Companies’ list, a ranking of companies and brands that have demonstrated a public commitment to LGBTQ people and issues through advertising, communications, and other public initiatives. The campaigns and marketing endeavors on the list showcase a range of personalities, stories and experiences within the(…)

Look Good, Do Good and Make a Statement with Bows 4 Pride

Look good, do good, and make a statement! #Bows4Pride is a fundraising campaign that was created in collaboration with the SF LGBT Center, SAGE, Free2Luv, and Bows-N-Ties. 100 percent of the sales from these bow ties will support LGBTQ rights. With your help we aim to sell 10,000 of these pride themed bow ties, raising a total(…)

Oregon Governor Signs Transgender Rights Bill into Law

  Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that will make it easier for transgender people in Oregon to shield any updates they make to their birth certificates, a process typically conducted through the court system without privacy from public view. The measure, which takes effect next year, makes Oregon the second state after California(…)

SeniorAdvice.com Explores the Challenges of the Aging Transgender Community

SeniorAdvice.com, one of the nation’s top senior housing referral services, has released an article on the challenges and progress of the aging transgender community.  The company recognizes that the LGBT senior community is a very important part of the American population, and that the struggle for acceptance and safety among the transgender community has finally(…)