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  1. Associations between sex work laws and sex workers’ health: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, Lucy Platt et al., PLOS Medicine (2018)

    The authors reviewed 18 years of research into sex work, policing, health, and incarceration to asses the relationship between criminalization and health outcomes. Some of the authors’ key findings indicate that 1) over-policing is associated with an incr ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:12pm

  2. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:35pm

  3. Improving correctional healthcare providers’ ability to care for transgender patients: Development and evaluation of a theory-driven cultural and clinical competence intervention, Jaclyn White Hughto et al, Social Science & Medicine (2017)

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  4. Conversion Therapy and LGBT Youth, Christy Mallory et al., The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    Despite being harmful, ineffective, and banned among health care professionals in nine states, the District of Columbia, and 32 localities, conversion therapy—"treatment” intended to change the sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expressio ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:11pm

  5. Why Are We Putting People in Jail for Having HIV? A Grassroots Guide to HIV Criminalization: Facts, Foolishness, and Solutions, The Center for HIV Law and Policy and National Center for Lesbian Rights (2015)

    CHLP, in collaboration with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, has released this guide that explains the simple medical facts of HIV transmission and care, addresses the legal foolishness that discriminates against and imprisons people living with HIV ...

    admin - 11/24/2020 3:32pm

  6. Recommendations for Updates to the National HIV/AIDS strategy (2015)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy joined with a group of almost twenty other organizations and individuals in endorsing this statement sent to Douglas Brooks, Director, and the Office of National AIDS Policy, recommending critical updates to the National H ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 4:05pm

  7. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

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  8. Promoting a Safe & Respectful Environment for LGBTQ Youth & their Families Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention & Juvenile Justice System by NYC Administration for Children's Services (2012)

    This New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) LGBTQ policy sets forth guidelines ensuring that all LGBTQ youth and families involved with ACS are provided a safe, healthy, inclusive, affirming, and discrimination-free environment. T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/30/2020 4:15pm

  9. Community-Based HIV Prevention Interventions that Combat Anti-Gay Stigma for Men Who Have Sex with Men and for Transgender Women, Sean Cahill, Robert Valadéz, and Sabina Ibarrola, Journal of Public Health Policy (2012)

    This article identifies the specific components of community-level and structural-level HIV prevention interventions targeting men who have sex with men that have proven effective in reducing homophobia and affirming the healthy formation of gay and trans ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/28/2020 6:20pm

  10. Psychological Trauma and PTSD in HIV-Positive Women: A Meta-Analysis; E. L. Machtinger, T. C. Haberer, J. E. Wilson, and D. S. Weiss; AIDS and Behavior (2012)

    This study reviewed 9,552 articles, 29 of which met its inclusion criteria, to determine aggregate rates of psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women living with HIV in the United States. The authors found that HIV-positive w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/22/2019 5:15pm

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