Thailand: HIV & LGBT Heroes Set to Shine at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Community Service Awards

HIV and LGBTI community heroes from across Asia and the Pacific are set to be honoured at a special event in Bangkok in November, with organisers of the 3rd HERO Awards currently seeking nominations from community members across the region

Vietnam recognises transgender people, but there’s a flaw in its law

In 2015, the country enacted a widely celebrated law enshrining rights for transgender people, making it one of Asia’s most progressive countries. But the bill to enforce that law has still not been passed, continuing the legal and medical confusion as well as discrimination faced by the community

The homophobia and transphobia experienced by LGBT sex workers

For sex workers who are LGBT, discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity adds to and intensifies the discrimination they experience as sex workers, who are subjected to a distinct set of violations.

An Audit On Job Discrimination On The Basis Of Gender Identity In South-East Asia

This report looks into employment discrimination faced by transgender people while seeking employment in four countries in South-East Asia– Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The findings from this study provide direct evidence of discrimination against trans people in job hiring practices in the region.

Asia: Thumb-Stopping and 15 other Case Studies on HIV-related Behaviour Change Communication

testXXX was created by APCOM to respond to this crisis and opportunity for HIV services for young MSM in the region.

Starting from here – what PrEP programmes can learn from circumcision

Lessons from a decade of voluntary medical male circumcision implementation and their application to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis scale up

Vietnam: From conventional to disruptive: upturning the HIV testing status quo among men who have sex with men in Vietnam

Since 2002, the Vietnam Ministry of Health (MOH) has led a large‐scale HIV prevention, testing, and treatment programme primarily focused on reaching people who inject drugs (PWID), female sex workers (FSW), and, only more recently, men who have sex with men (MSM)