Transgender People

In 2018, 1.9% of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients were transgender: 88.1% are from racial/ethnic minority populations. Transgender people, particularly, transgender women of color, have particularly higher rates of HIV infection. Rates are especially high among African American transgender women. Transgender people also face significant barriers to accessing HIV and other medical care and social support services. See the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Fact Sheet, Transgender Clients: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, 2018 (January 2020)

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Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

Reports and Best Practices

  • SPNS Social Media Initiative

    Intervention monographs and implementation manuals from demonstration sites participating in the SPNS project, Use of Social Media to Improve Engagement, Retention, and Health Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum.

  • NASTAD

    Document highlights programming options for ADAPs to better serve transgender communities.

  • National Center for Innovation in HIV Care

    Exploration of the unique challenges that older adults living with HIV may face and five steps for health care providers and AIDS service providers to consider in addressing these challenges.

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)

    Implementation guide for HIV providers on addressing the unique needs of women of color living with HIV.

  • AIDS Action Foundation

    Estos cuadernos describen la manera de asistir a conectar personas que viven con VIH/SIDA con el sistema médico. 

  • AIDS Action Foundation

    Workbooks describing ways to help connect people living with HIV/AIDS to medical care. Estos cuadernos describen la manera de asistir a conectar personas que viven con VIH/SIDA con el sistema médico.  

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