With its concentrated HIV epidemic, the Middle East and North Africa has the advantage of a relatively low HIV burden among the general population, as well as among children and adolescents.
Compared with older and white participants, younger black, Latina, Asian, and other/mixed race transgender (trans) women reported earlier experiences of sexual debut, transfeminine identity disclosure to others, sexual debut as trans, transfeminine identity expression in public, and integration of hormone use.
Widely respected by South Africans as spiritual guides, healers and counsellors, gay sangomas like 23-year-old Maci are also challenging the idea that being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT+) is unAfrican.
Deeply concerned by the situation of young persons who are experiencing homelessness every day, on this International Youth Day we call on States to urgently adopt measures to prevent and end this scourge.
A "homophobic" video and far-right material linked to protests against LGBT relationship lessons are being investigated by police.
Nearly half of young LGBT people who are left homeless after coming out are from religious backgrounds.
“They called my father but when he heard what happened, he fainted. I kept shaking and nodding my head – the only thing I wanted to do was to kill myself.”
Wicklow school to allow boys wear skirts or girls to wear trousers
New guidance comes into force from 1 September
Five former and current youth leaders write letter after death of South African teen
One of New Zealand's oldest boys' schools is welcoming its first non-male student.
The film, directed by David Fernández, tells her story and another one with less luck, that of Alan, a trans minor who took his own life in 2015 after 17 years victim of school bullying.