Clinical Resources

Care of the Transgender Patient with HIV Infection

Protocols for the Provision of Hormone Therapy
From the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New York.

Tom Waddell Health Center Protocols for Hormonal Reassignment of Gender
Valuable clinical and psychosocial guidelines from the renowned San Francisco clinic.

UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
Comprehensive source for information on transgender health and care, including HIV.

Positively Aware Trans Resources

WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health)
The WPATH Standards of Care are "based on the best available science and expert professional consensus."  

Other Resources

Positively Aware Trans Resources

Frontline: Growing Up Trans
This 2015 documentary follows the stories of transgender children and adolescents. It also looks at the new world of pediatric transgender clinical treatment.

“How important is age in transitioning?”
Interview in the Windy City Times with pediatrician Robert Garofalo, MD, who specializes in the treatment of transgender children and adolescents.

HIV Among Transgender People
Factsheet from the CDC.

“Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults”
Publication by Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and the National Center for Transgender Equality that addresses the concerns of transgender older adults on issues such as financial security, health, and overall well-being. It includes a detailed literature review, profiles of personal experiences, and more than 60 concrete recommendations for policymakers and practitioners.

National Center for Transgender Equality
Social justice advocacy organization that works at the local, state, and federal level to change laws, policies and society.

Positively Aware Trans Resources

Transgender Law Center
National organization dedicated to advancing the rights of transgender and gender nonconforming people through litigation, policy advocacy, and public education. This year the center published two reports based on national surveys of transgender and gender non-conforming people living with HIV: “Some Kind of Strength: Findings on health care and economic wellbeing” and “See Us As People: Findings on state and interpersonal violence.”

“Out and Visible: The Experiences and Attitudes of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults, Ages 45–75”
This report by SAGE examines the values, needs, wants, and lifestyle preferences of LGBT older people.