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#SAAIDS2019: Trans teen shifts rural attitudes to LGBTQI

June 11, 2019
News  

Inspirational keynote speaker at the 2019 SA AIDS Conference sheds light on her journey to self-discovery growing up in a village in KZN.

Elections Cheat Sheet: Your guide to a feminist vote

May 3, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

Like many South African women and queer people, you may find yourself in a conundrum about which political party to give your “X” to on May 8. Here is Health-e’s quick cheat sheet to help you make a pro-women, pro-queer choice — developed in partnership with the #Yvote4U campaign.

Sickened by stigma: Queer link to weight

February 22, 2019
ANA   News  

Women who are attracted to women are more at risk of obesity while gay men tend to be underweight, according to breaking research from the United Kingdom (UK) suggesting experiencing stigma is to blame.

Transgender and HIV: stigma sabotages prevention

December 5, 2016
Features  

Transgender people are one of the key populations identified as being at a higher risk of HIV – but they face stigma from society and healthcare workers. One transgender man explains why his community “needs attention now”.

Transgender may be removed as mental disorder

July 27, 2016
LGBTI  

The process of getting transgender declassified as a mental disorder took its first steps with a study conducted in Mexico City.