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Global
 

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Isolation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth: a dimensional concept analysis.
Johnson MJ, Amella EJ.

J Adv Nurs
. 2014 Mar;70(3):523-32.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Using GRADE methodology for the development of public health guidelines for the prevention and treatment of
HIV and other STIs among men who have sex with men and transgender people.
Akl EA, Kennedy C, Konda K,  et al

BMC Public Healt
h
. 2012 May 28;12(1):386.
Paper

High prevalence of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) in immigrant male-to-female
transsexual sex workers with HIV-1 infection.
Zehender G, Colasante C, De Maddalena C, et al

J Med Virol. 2004 Oct;74(2):207-15.

Abstract

 

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  POSTER
Reaching men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgenders in SRHR/HIV integration: recommendations from a global intervention review to identify strategies to increase the responsiveness and relevance of integrated programming to the sexual and reproductiion
S. Grote S. Middleton-Lee, J. Robertson, S. Mehta
(XIX  International AIDS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

Africa
           

Kenya

       Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Risk of sexual, physical and verbal assaults on men who have sex with men and female sex workers in coastal Kenya.
Micheni M, Rogers S, Wahome E,  et al 
AIDS. 2015 Dec;29 Suppl 3:S231-6
Abstract

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  The constitution matters: access to services for sex workers, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and transgender populations in Kenya
D. Mbote, R. Olson, K. Beardsley, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Uganda

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  They wrote "gay" on her file': transgender Ugandans in HIV prevention and treatment.
Minor Peters M.
Cult Health Sex. 2015 Aug 12:1-15.
Abstract

South Africa

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Cisgender male and transgender female sex workers in South Africa: gender variant identities and narratives of exclusion.
Samudzi Z, Mannell J.

Cult Health Sex
. 2015 Aug 5:1-
Abstract

Australia/Pacific Islands
 

Australia
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Comparison of Government and Non-Government Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Treatment Service Delivery for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community.
Mullens AB, Fischer J, Stewart M,et al
Subst Use Misuse. 2017 Mar 20:1-12.|
Abstract

Patterns of sexual behaviour and sexual healthcare needs among transgender individuals in Melbourne, Australia, 2011-2014.
Bellhouse C, Walker S, Fairley CK, et al
 
Sex Transm Infect
. 2016 Sep 29
Abstract

Development and Preliminary Evaluation of the Transsexual Voice Questionnaire for Male-to-Female Transsexuals.
Dacakis G, Davies S, Oates JM,  et al
J Voice. 2013 May;27(3):312-20
Abstract

Diverging eating psychopathology in transgendered eating disorder patients: a report of two cases.
Murray SB, Boon E, Touyz SW.
Eat Disord. 2013 Jan;21(1):70-4.
Abstract

Nursing and medical students' attitude, knowledge and beliefs regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents seeking health care for their children.
Chapman R, Watkins R, Zappia T,  et al

J Clin Nurs
. 2011 Oct 18.
Abstract

Transgender people attending a Sydney sexual health service over a 16-year period.
Hounsfield VL, Freedman E, McNulty A, Bourne C.

Sex Health
. 2007 Oct;4(3):189-93.
Abstract
 

The Philippines

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 

 
The sex in transsexual: understanding HIV risk taking behaviours and contexts among transgender women in Manila, The Philippines
T.P.. Fontanos, T. Guadamuz, Z. Pengfei, et al
(XIX  International AIDS Conference)
Abstract
 
Samoa

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  (Trans)Gender Role Expectations and Child Care in Samoa.
Vanderlaan DP, Petterson LJ, Mallard RW, Vasey PL.

J Sex Res
. 2014 Apr 17:1-11
Abstract

Is Transgendered Male Androphilia Familial in Non-Western Populations? The Case of a Samoan Village.
Vanderlaan DP, Vokey JR, Vasey PL.

Arch Sex Behav
.
2012 Nov 28.

Abstract

Vanuatu

        Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
 
STI prevalence and sexual risk behaviours among men who have sex with men and transgender people: findings from the first integrated bio-behavioural survey Vanuatu
V. Veronese, C. Van Germert, S. Bulu, et al

(XX  International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

New Zealand
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence of transsexualism among New Zealand passport holders.
Veale JF 
Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2008 Oct;42(10):887-9.
Abstract

Latin America/Caribbean
 

Multinational

      Internet Documents
 

  FULL-TEXT PDF DOCUMENT
Impunity and violence against transgender women human rights defenders in Latin America
International HIV/AIDS Alliance (Secretariat)
10/12/2012
Document

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Using a Two-Step Method to Measure Transgender Identity in Latin America/the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain.
Reisner SL, Biello K, Rosenberger JG,
et al
Arch Sex Behav
. 2014 Jul 17
Abstract

Preparing for rectal microbicides: sociocultural factors affecting product uptake among potential South American users.
Galea JT, Kinsler JJ, Imrie J, et al

Am J Public Health
. 2014 Jun;104(6):e113-20.
Abstract

Sampling Methodologies for Epidemiologic Surveillance of Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Latin America:
An Empiric Comparison of Convenience Sampling, Time Space Sampling, and Respondent Driven Sampling.

Clark JL, Konda KA, Silva-Santisteban A, et a
l
AID
S Behav
. 2013 Dec 21
Abstract
 

Argentina
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

 

Prevalence and Correlates of Lifetime Suicide Attempts Among Transgender Persons in Argentina.
Marshall BD, Socías ME, Kerr T, et al
J
Homosex
. 2015 Nov 13.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Factors associated with healthcare avoidance among transgender women in Argentina.
Socías M, Marshall B, Arístegui I,  et al
Int J Equity Health. 2014 Sep 27;13(1):81
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Towards Full Citizenship: Correlates of Engagement with the Gender Identity Law among Transwomen in Argentina

Socías ME, Marshall BD, Arístegui I,  et a
PLoS One. 2014 Aug 18;9(8):e105402
Paper

HIV, HBV, and HCV molecular epidemiology among trans (transvestites, transsexuals, and transgender) sex workers in Argentina.
Carobene M, Bolcic F, Farías MS, et al
J Med Virol
. 2013 Oct 12.
Abstract

First report on sexually transmitted infections among trans (male to female transvestites,
transsexuals, or transgender) and male sex workers in Argentina: high HIV, HPV, HBV,
and syphilis prevalence.
Dos Ramos Farías MS, Garcia MN, et al
Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Jul 8
Abstract

Human Papilloma virus genotype diversity of anal infection among trans (male to female transvestites,
transsexuals or transgender) sex workers in Argentina.
Dos Ramos Farías MS, Picconi MA, et al
J Clin Virol. 2011 Apr 19
Abstract
 

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
 
The impact of HIV-related stigma on MSM, transgender and drug users
I. Aristegui, M. Vazquez, A. Dorigo, et al
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract
 
Bolivia
 
       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  Positive women, sex workers and transgender women: body mapping violence and HIV
G.V. Ross Quiroga
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Brazil

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

 

Hazardous alcohol use among transwomen in a Brazilian city.
Kerr-Corrêa F, Pinheiro FM Júnior,
Cad Saude Publica. 2017 Apr 3;33(3):e00008815
Abstract

HIV in transgender women in Brazil.
Poteat T, Wirtz AL.
 Lancet HIV. 2017 Feb 7.
Abstract

Unveiling of HIV dynamics among transgender women: a respondent-driven sampling study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Grinsztejn B, Jalil EM, Monteiro L,
Lancet HIV. 2017 Feb 7.
Abstract

Childhood Maltreatment Linked with a Deterioration of Psychosocial Outcomes in Adult Life for Southern Brazilian Transgender Women.
Fontanari AM, Rovaris DL, Costa AB,
J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Nov 12.
Abstract

BIRTH ORDER AND ANDROPHILIC MALE-TO-FEMALE TRANSSEXUALISM IN BRAZIL.
Vanderlaan DP, Blanchard R, Zucker KJ,  et al
J Biosoc Sci. 2016 Nov 7:
Abstract

Healthcare Needs of and Access Barriers for Brazilian Transgender and Gender Diverse People.
Costa AB, da Rosa Filho HT, Pase PF,  et al
J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Nov
Abstract

Building bridges: interdisciplinarity in practice. PopTrans Study: a study with transvestites and transsexual women in Salvador, Bahia State, Brazil
Dourado I, Silva LA, Magno L,  et al

Cad Saude Publica
. 2016 Oct 10;32
Abstract

Reduced serum concentrations of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in transsexual Brazilian men.
Fontanari AM, Costa AB, Aguiar B,  et al
Neurosci Lett. 2016 Sep 6;630:109-13.
Abstract

Transsexual Voice Questionnaire for Male-to-female Brazilian Transsexual People.
Schwarz K, Fontanari AM, Mueller A, et al

J Voice
. 2016 Apr 14.
Abstract

Risk factors associated with resistance to HIV testing among transwomen in Brazil.
Pinheiro Júnior FM, Kendall C, et al

AIDS Care
. 2015 Aug 14:1-6.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Translation and preliminary evaluation of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the Transgender Voice Questionnaire for male-to-female transsexuals
Santos HH, Aguiar AG, Baeck HE, Van Borsel J.
Codas. 2015 Jan-Feb;27(1):89-96.
Paper

Population-Based HIV Prevalence and Associated Factors in Male-to-Female Transsexuals from Southern Brazil.
Costa AB, Fontanari AM, Jacinto MM, et al
Arch Sex Behav
. 2014 Sep 23.
Abstract

Minimum 2-year follow up of sex reassignment surgery in Brazilian male-to-female transsexuals.
Salvador J, Massuda R, Andreazza T,
 et al
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci
. 2012 Jun;66(4):371-2. 
Abstract

A Psychosocial Study of Male-to-Female Transgendered and Male Hustler Sex Workers
in São Paulo, Brazil.
Prado Cortez FC, Boer DP, Baltieri DA
.
Arch Sex Behav
. 2011 Jun 11.
Abstract

Recalled Sexual Experiences in Childhood with Older Partners: A Study of Brazilian Men
 Who Have Sex with Men and Male-to-Female Transgender Persons.
Carballo-Diéguez A, Balan I, Dolezal C, Mello MB
.
Arch Sex Behav
.
2011 Apr 12
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Male-to-female transsexual surgery: experience at the UFRJ University Hospital
Franco T, Miranda LC, Franco D,  et al

Rev Col Bras Cir
. 2010 Dec;37(6):426-434.
Paper


       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
 
Brazilian gay men and transgender: discrimination can be anywhere
M.A. Veras, G. Calazans, T.R. Marin3, et al
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract
 
Cuba
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
The right to health care for transsexual people in Cuba.
Roque A, Rodríguez RM.
MEDICC Rev. 2012 Apr;14(2):35-8.
Paper

Transgender health in Cuba: evolving policy to impact practice
Gorry C.

MEDICC Rev
. 2010 Oct;12(4):5-9.
Abstract
 

Dominican Republic

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Association between violence exposure and condom non-use among transgender sex workers in the Dominican Republic: the mediating role of trust.
Budhwani H, Turan B, Hasbun J, et al

Int J STD AIDS
. 2016 Jul 5
Abstract


 

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  High-risk human papillomavirus infection in anal epithelium among HIV-1 (+) and (-) trans-women and men who have sex with men in the Dominican Republic
R. Paulino, J.C. Tejada, A. Benitez, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Ecuador

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Ecuador: police force HIV testing on detained transvestites.
Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 2000;5(4):31
Abstract
 
El Salvador
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Evidence of the Negative Effect of Sexual Minority Stigma on HIV Testing Among MSM and Transgender Women in San Salvador, El Salvador.
Andrinopoulos K, Hembling J, Guardado ME,  et al

AIDS Behav
. 2014 Jun 8
Abstract

Social Network Characteristics and HIV Vulnerability Among Transgender Persons
in San Salvador: Identifying Opportunities for HIV Prevention Strategies.
Barrington C, Wejnert C, Guardado ME, et al

AIDS Behav
. 2011 May 3

Abstract

Guatemala
 
       Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  HIV Diagnosis, Linkage to Care, and Retention among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Guatemala City.
Barrington C, Knudston K, Bailey OA,  et al
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016;27(4):1745-1760.
Abstract


 

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
 

Prevention strategy: online promotion of STI diagnosis and treatment and HIV testing in men who have sex with men and transgender women in Guatemala, 2011
M. Loarca, E. Crawford, C. Galindo Arandi, S. Carroll

(X
IX  International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Haiti
 
       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  POSTER
Reconstructing Haiti: assessing individual and structural risk factors for HIV infection among the Haitian lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community during the post-disaster transition
A. Donnell, R. Dupont
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

Jamaica
 
       Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Factors associated with sex work involvement among transgender women in Jamaica: a cross-sectional study.
Logie CH, Wang Y, Lacombe-Duncan A, et al

J Int AIDS S
oc
. 2017 Apr 6;20(1):

Abstract

 

Mexico
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Sex work in Mexico: vulnerability of male, travesti, transgender and transsexual sex workers.
Infante C, Sosa-Rubi SG, Cuadra SM.

Cult Health Sex
. 2009 Jan 12:1-12.
Abstract

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 

 
HIV sero-prevalence in trans population in 7 urban areas in Mexico
H. Sucilla Pérez, J.P. Gutierrez Reyes, A.R. Shiba Matsumoto, J.A. Izazola Liceaz
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

The debates over Mexico City's HIV/AIDS clinic: socio-political implications for HIV prevention, treatment and
comprehensive health care for transgender sex workers

O. Gómez-Ramírez
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Sex work and sex favors within the transgender and MSM population in custody in a men's prison in Mexico City: experiences of sexual pleasure and male condom use
S. Slim Pasaran
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Ethnographic research with transsexuals, transvestites and transgender (TTT), lifestyle, needs and prevention
D. Carballo Marquez, J.C. Rodriguez, R. Villaneava, et al
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Peru
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

 

Rectal Douching Prevalence and Practices Among Peruvian Men Who have Sex with Men and Transwomen: Implications for Rectal Microbicides.
Galea JT, Kinsler JJ, McLean S, et al  

 AIDS Behav
.
2016 Nov;20(11):2555-2564.
Abstract

'Partner-Level Factors Associated with Insertive and Receptive Condomless Anal Intercourse Among Transgender Women in Lima, Peru.
Satcher MF, Segura ER, Silva-Santisteban A, et al
AIDS Behav. 2016 Sep 17
Abstract

Proyecto Orgullo', an HIV prevention, empowerment and community mobilisation intervention for gay men and transgender women in Callao/Lima, Peru.
Maiorana A, Kegeles S, Salazar X, et al

Glob Public Health
.
2016 Aug-Sep;11(7-8):1076-92.
Abstract

HIV Status Communication with Sex Partners and Associated Factors Among High-Risk MSM and Transgender Women in Lima, Peru.
Konda KA, Castillo R, Leon SR, et al
AIDS Behav
. 2016 Jun 4.
Abstract

'You should build yourself up as a whole product': Transgender female identity in Lima, Peru.
Pollock L, Silva-Santisteban A, Sevelius J, Salazar X.

Glob Public Health
.
2016 Apr 15:1-13
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The syphilis care cascade: tracking the course of care after screening positive among men and transgender women who have sex with men in Lima, Peru.
Tang EC, Segura ER, Clark JL, et al 

BMJ Open
. 2015 Sep 18;5(9):e008552.
Paper

       Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters
 
  HIV serostatus disclosure and associated factors among high-risk MSM and male-to-female transgender women in Lima, Peru
R. Castillo, K.A. Konda, S.R. Leon, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

HIV/STI incidence and associated risk factors among high-risk MSM and male-to-female transgender women in Lima, Peru
R. Castillo, K.A. Konda,3, S.R. Leon, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

The syphilis treatment cascade: follow-up in diagnosis and treatment of syphilis among HIV-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru
E.C. Tang, J.R. Lama, E.R. Segura, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Puerto Rico
 

        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Intersections and evolution of 'Butch-trans' categories in Puerto Rico: Needs and barriers of an invisible population.
Ramos-Pibernus AG, Rodríguez-Madera SL, Padilla M, et al
Glob Public Health. 2016 May 4:1-15.
Abstract

Experiences of Violence Among Transgender Women in Puerto Rico: An Underestimated Problem.
Rodríguez-Madera SL, Padilla M, et al
J
Homosex
.
2016 Apr 7.
Abstract

Acceptability of Three Novel HIV Prevention Methods Among Young Male and Transgender Female Sex Workers in Puerto Rico.
Giguere R, Frasca T, Dolezal C, et al
AIDS Behav
. 2016 Apr 5
Abstract

An Exploratory Study of Puerto Rican MSM Drug Users: The Childhood and Early Teen Years
of Gay Males and Transsexual Females

Finlinson HA
 
Youth & Society
, Vol. 39, No. 3, 362-384
Abstract
 


Near/Middle East
 

Iran
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Socio-demographic Characteristics of Transsexuals Referred to the Forensic Medicine Center in Southwest of Iran.
Hedjazi A, Zarenezhad M, Hoseinzadeh A,
N Am J Med Sci. 2013 Mar;5(3):224-7
Paper

Lebanon
 
        Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Psychiatric comorbidities in transsexualism: Study of a Lebanese transgender population
Ibrahim C, Haddad R, Richa S.
Encephale. 2016 Mar 23.
Abstract

Forms of Safety and their Impact on Health: An Exploration of HIV/AIDS-related Risk and Resilience among Trans Women in Lebanon.
Kaplan RL, Wagner GJ, Nehme S,  et al

Health Care Women
Int
. 2014 March 3
Abstract


Russia/NIS
   


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