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From Trans Rights to the Right HIV Response

From Trans Rights to the Right HIV Response

Liaam Winslet, is a peer educator for the Transgender Family Programme at the Community Healthcare Network (CHN), providing health and social services to low-income communities in New York, United States. Liaam became an International AIDS Society (IAS) Member in 2016 and was a scholarship recipient of the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016). Originally from Ecuador, Liaam emigrated to the United States in 2012 to live freely and openly as a transgender woman and to work towards advancing the human rights of transgender people. Liaam opens up about her struggles as a trans Latina woman, the barriers transgender people face in accessing healthcare, and what needs to be done to end the HIV epidemic among this key population. This is her story…

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