Trans Women

Resources for Trans Women

#WeAreAllWomen is a collaboration between UCSF’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health & the HIVE. #WeAreAllWomen is our practice of exploring an inclusive community of all women, supporting each other in living healthy thriving lives.

#WeAreAllWomen was created after the March, 2014 PrEP conference when Caroline Watson kept hearing that transgender women were being included with gay men in PrEP research. She thought, “Why is that? We are all women!” Now #WeAreAllWomen is a collaboration between UCSF’s HIVE & the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, & will include a series of videos in the future & currently is a series of Twitter chats. The chats are inclusive of all women, trans, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, & straight.

 

The first chat was a conversation about what we all have in common as women

The topic of the second chat was Violence Against Women

The 3rd chat was about HIV: Treatment, Prevention, & Fighting Stigma

Yes, #WeAreAllWomen!

U.S. Women and PrEP Working Group Resource

PrEP for Trans Women

PrEP Helps Me Sleep at Night

One day, a dude I liked did not have an ID and wanted to have sex. So I got the condom, went on the side of the building, gave dude the condom thinking he would respect my health and me. I turned my back because I seen the condom go on. But dude took the condom off.

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The Pride Study

The Pride Study is the first large-scale, long-term health study of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), or another sexual or gender minority.

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Getting On PrEP: Prue Mendiola’s Experience

“As human beings we’re bad at planning when we’re going to have sex, a lot of the time it just happens, and how it happens is not, even when you have the best of intentions, it’s not always what you intended.”

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#WeAreAllWomen #ViolenceAgainstWomen

Many types of violence against women were tackled, including sexual assault, street harassment, and intimate partner violence. Rape culture was brought up, and ways to fight it were analyzed.

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Alejandra Cruz

Alejandra Cruz is an amazing fashion designer, hairdresser, & makeup artist who lives in San Francisco with her dog, Chichi. She is originally from Puerto Rico. She is a transgender woman living with HIV.

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Dr. Bob Grant on Trans Women & PrEP

Dr. Bob Grant talks with HIVE's Shannon Weber about the findings of the iPrex study for transgender women. They discuss what is known and what needs further study regarding transwomen and PrEP.    ...

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#WeAreAllWomen

The #WeAreAllWomen team, Caroline Watson, JoAnne Keatley, Jae Sevelius, and Shannon Weber (from left to right), describes what #WeAreAllWomen is and why it's important.      

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