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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2013

17
MAY
2013

Aids Alliance

Widespread discrimination, stigma and violence against men who have sex with men and transgender people is holding back the HIV response.

To mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2013, we present a selection of articles and case studies from the past year which reflect the wide range of work we do to tackle homophobia and transphobia around the world.

Online interactive tour: our work with MSM and transgender people in Latin America

Tacking HIV affected discrimination against MSM and transgender people in Latin America through our project, Vida Digna, funded by Viiv Healthcare.

“Sexual identity is not a crime”: taking the first steps to fight transphobia in Uganda

Beyonce Tushabe, founder of Transgender Equality Uganda, one of the first organisations of its kind in a country where discrimination against transgender people is endemic.

Transgenders Speak Out in Kerala, India

“I was mocked by neighbours and classmates. It not only made my life miserable but also that of my family,” says Shanno (name changed), a 35-year-old transgender woman living in the Ernakulam district of the southern Indian state of Kerala.