Transgender Law Center signed on to the following statement along with many other organizations listed below. This is a call to marshal our full resources, voice, and political power in support of immigrants targeted by hateful policies and dangerous, dehumanizing rhetoric. Borders are imaginary political lines drawn to consolidate power and resources. They divide and separate communities […]View Article
By Cecilia Chung, Senior Director of Strategic Projects You might have seen news since last week that, once again, the Trump administration is attacking health care – this time, specifically trying to undermine protections for transgender people. What you probably haven’t seen? The stories of people like me, transgender people of color living with HIV, […]View Article
Transgender Law Center’s Positively Trans project launches new campaign to elevate voices of trans people living with HIV in national conversation about health care Transgender Law Center’s Positively Trans project today launched #ACApositive, a campaign to shift the conversation about health care and the Affordable Care Act towards a focus on the life-or-death stakes for […]View Article
Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day. We know that transgender people are disproportionately impacted by the epidemic, but our voices and leadership too often are silenced or marginalized. For this World AIDS Day, our Positively Trans program has released three new videos by and about trans people of color living with HIV. Watch and […]View Article
In a milestone for transgender people of color representation in US HIV/AIDS advocacy work, Transgender Law Center’s Positively Trans program is at this year’s United States Conference on AIDS (AIDS), September 7th to 10th in D.C.View Article
Positively Trans (T+), a project of Transgender Law Center, has been quite busy the last several months! As one of the partners on the Building Leaders of Color Living with HIV (BLOC) program, we held the first national leadership training for transgender women of color living with HIV. Twelve women came from around the country […]View Article
From state legislation targeting trans youth to a White House targeting Muslims, immigrants, people of color, women, people with disabilities and so many other members of our community, we know that 2017 will be a cruel and difficult year for transgender and gender nonconforming people.
But now is not the time for panic, isolation, or doubling down on business as usual. It is a time for us to remember how transgender people have long survived and resisted in moments of crisis: through community.
It is with this knowledge that Transgender Law Center has formed the first steps in our plan of resistance for 2017.
On World AIDS Day, it’s important that we elevate the stories and experiences of trans and gender nonconforming people living with HIV/AIDS. In research and advocacy, our community is routinely underrepresented despite being more at risk for contracting the virus. Once trans people know their status, we continue to lack access to affirming and adequate […]View Article
By Cecilia Chung, Senior Strategist at Transgender Law Center and lead staff for Positively Trans This July marked a new chapter for trans advocacy at the International AIDS Conference held in Durban, South Africa. For the first year ever, there was a trans-specific pre-conference, and thanks to the support of Elton John AIDS Foundation, Ford Foundation […]View Article durban, hiv, international, south africa
AJ+ from Al Jazeera released a video, “How the system has failed trans women,” on realities faced by transgender women living with HIV. The piece, featuring Transgender Law Center’s Cecilia Chung and Positively Trans advisory board member Dee Dee Chamblee, cites research from our Positively Trans survey to highlight gaps in data collection and care. […]View Article