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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(…)

HIV Long-term Survivors Fight Invisibility and Isolation

It’s been 36 years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its announcement that young gay men were suffering from an unidentified illness. Nearly four decades later, many individuals who contracted HIV in the early days are of the epidemic are still alive — but many are also hardly living. June 5 marked HIV Long-Term(…)

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(…)