Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

The mission of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-variant communities.

The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health combines the unique strengths and resources of a nationally renowned training and capacity building institution, the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC), and an internationally recognized leader in HIV prevention research, the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), both of which are housed at the University of California San Francisco. Thank you for "liking" us on Facebook! Please visit our website, www.transhealth.ucsf.edu, and feel free to contact our Director, JoAnne Keatley, for more information at [email protected]

Mission: The mission of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-diverse communities. We include community perspectives by actively engaging a national advisory body (NAB) of 14 transgender identified leaders from throughout the country. The collective experience of our diverse and talented NAB assures that our programs address issues that are timely and relevant to the community.

National Trans March On DC

#March4TransEquality Weekend registration is open!

With the #EqualityAct of 2019 being threatened by the Senate and current administration, there is a need to mobilize America to
recognize and fight for the rights of #transgender, #gendernonconforming & #nonbinary people.

#TransMarchOnDC #WontBeErased #LGBT #WhyWeMarch

Registration for the #NationalTransVisibilityMarch is suggested, but not required. If you can, take a moment to register so that we have an idea of who will be attending. If you can’t register, no problem! Just come down to Freedom Plaza on the morning of Saturday, September 28 and march with us.

#TheTorchAwards are a separate, ticketed event, the day before the march. If you would like to attend the Torch Awards, you can purchase a ticket through the same registration link.

http://bit.ly/March4TransEquality_Registration

Participants for the March will be staying at the Crystal Gateway Marriott , conveniently located only a few miles from the March in Arlington, VA. Discounted rooms are available at the hotel, book your room today!

http://bit.ly/March4TransEquality_Hotel

out.com

Indya Moore Makes History As First Trans Person to Cover 'Elle' US

out.com The 'Pose' star tells the harrowing story of their upbringing.

pinknews.co.uk

Donald Trump set to roll back transgender healthcare protections

"The White House is set to repeal Obama-era protections which prevent doctors and insurers from denying treatment on the basis of sex and gender identity."

pinknews.co.uk Trump continues to go after the trans community.

ksdk.com

Meet the 10-year-old who is not a boy or a girl: 'I am who I am'

"Xander Martin is a lot like any other 10-year-old. The Bowie native likes to read, play with animals, and climb fences. But this pre-teen is also non-binary, meaning Xander doesn't identify as either a boy or a girl. Now Xander wants you to understand what this means."

ksdk.com Xander Martin is a lot like any other 10-year-old. The Bowie native likes to read, play with animals, and climb fences. But this pre-teen is also non-binary, meaning Xander doesn't identify as either a boy or a girl. Now Xander wants you to understand what this means.

2019 National Transgender Health Summit hosted a Health and Holistic Healing Day in the Trans Lounge. With the support of an amazing group of volunteer massage, acupuncture, craniosacral, and other healing and bodywork practitioners coordinated by Maya Scott-Chung, complimentary holistic health services were provided to trans identified folk attending the Summit.
#FlashbackFriday #NTHS2019

2019 National Transgender Health Summit
#BreakoutSessions #PlenarySessions #SpecialSessions #PosterSession oh my!

#FlashbackFriday #NTHS2019

The 2019 National Transgender Health Summit was a smashing success! Thank you to everyone who attended, presented, and volunteered!
#FlashbackFriday #NTHS2019

National Trans March On DC

We are pleased to announce that we will #March4TransEquality on Saturday September 28th.

Also on September 27th, we will award distinguished individuals whose work has impacted the lives of Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Non-Binary communities. An Awards Gala and Dinner that will uplift and honor pioneers.

Visit our website today to donate.
transmarchondc.org

#March4TransEquality #NVTM #TransMarchOnDC #LGBTQ #LGBTQPride #Transgender #GirlsLikeUs #GuysLikeUs #FTM #MTF #NonBinary #GenderNonConforming

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Trump poised to roll back transgender health protections

"A proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services that’s expected in the coming days would make it easier for doctors, hospitals and insurance companies to deny care or coverage to transgender patients, as well as women who have had abortions."

thehill.com The Trump administration appears ready to roll back health care protections for transgender people, and advocates are gearing up for a fight.

sfchronicle.com

A national first: SF opens safe house for embattled transgender youths

"In a nondescript house tucked into a corner of Haight-Ashbury, 21-year-old Blackburn and four other young people are making history. They are residents of the nation’s first long-term transitional living program specifically for transgender homeless young people. It offers them a safe haven from bullying and abuse that they might not find anywhere else."

sfchronicle.com Transgender homeless youths now have the nation's first transitional housing shelter program made specifically for them. It quietly opened in San Francisco, filling a need long described as acute and tragic by counselors.

National Transgender HIV Testing Day 2019

Today is National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD), a day to recognize the importance of routine HIV testing, status awareness and continued focus on HIV prevention and treatment efforts among transgender people. #GetTested #KnowYourStatus #GetTreated #NTHTD2019

Today is National Transgender HIV Testing Day. Get tested! Know your status!

news.vcu.edu

For two years, this VCU professor will travel the U.S. to conduct oral histories of the trans community’s struggle for justice

"Beam — an assistant professor in the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences — will work on a project, funded by the Tawani Foundation, designed to document local and national histories of community organizing, policy development and political activism for transgender rights."

news.vcu.edu Virginia Commonwealth University professor Myrl Beam, Ph.D., has been appointed as the Oral Historian Fellow for the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies at the University of Minnesota.

National Trans March On DC

#DidYouKnow Transgender Americans are TWICE as Likely to have served in the Military than the cisgender population. #March4TransEquality on September 28.

Visit transmarchondc.org

Cisgender: term for someone who exclusively identifies as their sex assigned at birth.

#ThisIsWhyWeMarch #LGBTQ #TransMilitaryBan #Transgender #GirlsLikeUs #GuysLikeUs #LGBTQAllies

gayly.com

Illinois to ensure Medicaid coverage of gender-affirming surgery

gayly.com Illinois' Medicaid program will soon ensure coverage of gender-affirming surgeries for transgender adults who meet certain diagnostic criteria, the state's Department of Healthcare and Family Services

papermag.com

Meet the Creator of the World's Largest Trans Career Fair

papermag.com Transcend features 80+ employers.

theguardian.com

Non-binary trans author nominated for Women's prize for fiction

The Women’s prize for fiction has nominated a non-binary transgender author for the first time in its 27-year history, on a 16-book longlist featuring a previous winner, seven debuts and last year’s Booker prize winner.

theguardian.com Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi, who does not identify as male or female, among 16 books longlisted for the £30,000 award

kfiam640.iheart.com

`Midnight Stroll' Assisting L.A. Transgender Community Gets Support | KFI AM 640

The Midnight Stroll and After Hours Cafe, a program that helps transgender people who are engaging in sex work or experiencing homelessness along Santa Monica Boulevard, was launched by the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team in January 2017 in collaboration with the Los Angeles Transgender Advisory Council and The Wall Las Memorias Project, along with support from Councilman Mitch O'Farrell, the Los Angeles Police Department and several community partners.

kfiam640.iheart.com A total of $80,000 in funding for a program that helps transgender people who are engaging in sex work or experiencing homelessness was unanimously approved today by the Los Angeles City Council.

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This Is Why I Fight for Trans Youth

"Rep. Joseph Kennedy says passing the Do No Harm Act, which he's about to reintroduce in Congress, is a personal mission."

advocate.com Rep. Joseph Kennedy says passing the Do No Harm Act, which he's about to reintroduce in Congress, is a personal mission.

thinkprogress.org

Federal court orders State Department to issue the country’s first nonbinary passport

A federal court in Colorado ruled on Thursday that the State Department must issue an accurate passport for Dana Zzyym which recognizes them as neither male nor female. It would be the first such U.S. passport. Zzyym, a Navy veteran, is intersex and nonbinary and could not accurately choose between male or female on their passport application.

thinkprogress.org Dana Zzyym is intersex and nonbinary, not identifying as male or female.

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A Guide To Non-binary Pronouns And Why They Matter

huffingtonpost.com Here's what you need to know.

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The trans, disabled model taking on a $2-trillion industry

cnn.com Born with cerebral palsy and identifying as a gender-non-conforming trans woman, Aaron Philip wants to change fashion forever.

Opportunities for Vendors/Exhibitors at the 2019 National Transgender Health Summit!!!

The University of California, San Francisco’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (CoE), Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), and Alliance Health Project (AHP) are inviting potential vendors and exhibitors to be a part of the 2019 National Transgender Health Summit (2019 NTHS). This biennial event attracts over 900 attendees including medical educators, physicians, behavioral health providers, researchers, allied health professionals, department health and government officials as well as members, leaders and advocates of the trans community,

The 2019 NTHS aims are to increase healthcare and social services provider skills in the provision of optimal HIV prevention, treatment, and care for transgender patients and to provide a professional forum for disseminating best practices, innovative techniques, and cutting-edge research to over 900 providers of transgender health and HIV prevention services.

Who should exhibit or support the 2019NTHS?
• Community-based and non-profit organizations
• Trans-owned and businesses and organizations
• Healthcare organizations and businesses
• Granters and funders
• Universities and colleges

The exhibit rate for all companies is $1500. This fee includes use of one exhibit table in the exhibit hall and attendance in the educational hall for 2 representatives. If more exhibit space is desired; you may purchase another exhibit table and pay the additional corresponding exhibit fee. There is a maximum of 2 tables per company. Details regarding set-up and logistics will be sent separately, two weeks before the start of the course.

Please email Isabella Ventura at [email protected] for the for the exhibitor agreement forms. Checks should be made payable to “UC Regents” (Federal Tax ID #94-6036493) and sent to Courtney Flookes at UCSF OCME, 3333 California Street, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94118.

rewire.news

South Dakota’s House Just Passed an Anti-Trans Bill. It Could Be Coming to Your State Next. - Rewire.News

"If it had passed, SB 49 would have voided a South Dakota High School Activities Association policy allowing trans students to compete in school sports in accordance with their sense of self. Meanwhile, HB 1205 would have allowed parents to refuse any form of medical treatment for their child that would “induce or confirm a child’s belief” that they’re transgender."

rewire.news South Dakota's HB 1108 is likely to prove a harbinger of things to come for the LGBTQ community in the United States.

out.com

Black Trans Women Created the World's First Trans Cultural District

World's first trans cultural district in SF Tenderloin neighborhood!

out.com San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood has a rich history that is being reclaimed for a new generation.

pinknews.co.uk

Don Cheadle wears 'protect trans kids' t-shirt on SNL

This is what allyship looks like! ❤

pinknews.co.uk Don Cheadle quietly showed solidarity with trans kids.

thedailybeast.com

Airlines, Including Delta, to Add New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers

Airlines for America, or A4A, told The Daily Beast that it “recently approved a new international standard that will allow for ‘unspecified’ and ‘undisclosed’ as options in addition to ‘male’ or ‘female’”—a decision made in conjunction with members of the International Air Transport Association, or IATA, which represents carriers worldwide.

thedailybeast.com Airlines for America told The Daily Beast that it has approved a new international standard that will allow for ‘unspecified’ and ‘undisclosed’ in addition to ‘male’ or ‘female.’

tennessean.com

Tennessee becomes first state in the South with hate crime law protecting transgender people

tennessean.com The decision affirms that transgender individuals should be covered under the existing law, but must still be tested in court in a case.

[02/13/19]   Register to the upcoming 2019 National Transgender Health Summit!

http://www.ucsfcme.com/2019/MFC19005/info.html

The 2019National Transgender Health Summit (2019NTHS) is an opportunity to address health and social inequities faced by the trans and GNB populations. The 2019NTHS aims is to increase healthcare and social services provider skills in the provision of optimal HIV prevention, treatment, and care for transgender people and to provide a professional forum for disseminating best practices, innovative techniques, and cutting-edge research to over 900 providers of transgender health and HIV prevention services.Attendees will represent a broad range of disciplines including health care providers, behavioral health providers, academics, researchers, public health officials, government representatives, and other stakeholders—including community members.

out.com

Stonewall Activist Miss Major Is Still Leading the Trans Revolution

Thank you Miss Major Griffin-Gracy! ❤️❤️❤️

out.com Janet Mock writes about what’s next for this pillar of the LGBTQ+ community.

remezcla.com

Afro-Cubana Artist & Author Lady Dane Is Uplifting Black Trans Women Through Her Work

Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi is a multi-talented, multi-hyphenate artist. Dane – a trans woman of Afro-Cuban, Nigerian and Indigenous descent – is an artist based in the DMV. Through her performance art and writing, Lady Dane connects trans women to life-affirming content. She also brings more nuance to the narrative that surrounds trans women of color, all the while demonstrating to the Latinx community how trans women are contributors to our collective culture.

remezcla.com Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi is a multi-talented, multi-hyphenate artist. Dane – a trans woman of Afro-Cuban, Nigerian and Indigenous descent – is an artist based in the DMV. Through her performance art and writing, Lady Dane connects trans women to life-affirming content. She also brings more nuanc...

nbcnews.com

Latin America's first transgender school protects children from bullying

Dear Mississippi, take notes!

nbcnews.com Chilean transgender children find hope at Latin America’s first school for trans children. “I’m happy here because there are many other kids just like me.”

Recruitment

Job announcement: Tri-City Health Center - Trans Vision is looking for Program Supervisor.

The Program Supervisor will oversee the development and implementation of HIV prevention activities specific to transgender women. Participate in the delivery of program activities including outreach, workshops, Prevention Case Management, and community events. Provide HIV/HCV prevention outreach and related services, for transgender women at risk for HIV infection in Alameda County, as well as testing, counseling and referral services. Mentor and train TransVision staff and coordinate satellite drop-in services, activities and staffing. Coordinate access to primary care for the transgender community through the clinics transgender services. Contribute to the HIV Prevention and Education team’s development of strategies for successful implementation of activities to educate and reduce HIV in the community. Oversees the program information collection. Work a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends, occasional overnight, and at various locations and outreach venues.

Click on the link below to learn more about this position.

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www.phi.org

Job opening: The Public Health Institute (PHI) is seeking a Communication Assistant.

The ideal candidate may have experience as a communications professional, but may also have demonstrated the relevant experience as a student, activist or community member (and can point to concrete examples of that experience). We are seeking someone who has creativity, strong writing/grammar skills, and a fluency with digital and other technologies: you can figure out intuitively how to go into a new social media site and make it work, what makes a tweet sharable, or how to build a drag-and-drop web site. You will provide administrative support as part of a small but creative and impactful communications team, and have the opportunity to build your own communications portfolio by contributing to advocacy, press outreach and social media efforts. Please click the link below to learn more about the position.

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