This population is under-represented in HIV data, and few prevention or treatment interventions exist to support them. A new meta-analysis hopes to paint a picture of what's needed.
Tokenism, a form of racism, is pervasive in the U.S. -- particularly within HIV organizations whose mission is to serve people of color.
"Providers need to not make assumptions about what black and brown and, more generally, trans patients of color need," one study co-author said.
Recent Trump administration policies on migrants living with HIV have prompted a response from the international AIDS research community.
Activists working on human rights discuss the challenges of achieving an end to the HIV epidemic.
July 25, 2019: Challenges in viral suppression for young, black women; stigma's impact on women's health; generalized anxiety disorder screening needed; how depression harms the brain.
June 20, 2019: Housing stability and HIV viremia; how the stigma of poverty affects viral load; the best time to employ syringe services; promise for the practice of index testing.
"A lot of patients want to know, 'Who else is going to see this data?'" said Peter Chai of Fenway Health in Boston.
"I would like to dispel the notion that scientists in general are old white men in lab coats," said HIV researcher Zandrea Ambrose, Ph.D, a participant in the "500 Women Scientists" movement.
June 6, 2019: HIV/STI risk perceptions differ by race; psychosocial issues and HIV risk among young trans women; switching to dolutegravir/atazanavir; reports of severe hepatotoxicity on dolutegravir.