Lilianna Angel Reyes

Lilianna Angel Reyes, a trans Latina woman and graduate of the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School, has extensive history working with marginalized populations including people of color, women, LGBTQ communities and HIV positive communities. She has worked with many state and national civil rights organizations including Affirmations, Planned Parenthood, National Organization of Women, Transgender Michigan and the NAACP. She is currently a Founding Mother and sitting Board Member for a transformative Detroit-metro non-profit, The Trans Sistas of Color Project (TSCOP). Her work includes health care sensitivity trainings, diversity and equity trainings, policy initiatives, program creation and community awareness and organizing. Empowering marginalized people through education and advocacy is her life's purpose.

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Access Means More Than Co-Pays: PrEP Success for Transgender Women of Color

PrEP's success should not be measured by quantity but by quality. The basic level of health care accessibility should allow people high-quality health care provided by premiere providers and frontline staff.

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Getting Real on Smoking and HIV Prevention

Lilianna Angel Reyes writes about what works and doesn't work for helping people to quit smoking, while drawing lessons from the HIV prevention world.

By Lilianna Angel Reyes