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Beyond Condoms: Introduction

Beyond Condoms

Beyond Condoms: Life After Latex

Ouch! Stop the Pain

Catching Up With . . . Jim Howley

Drag King

Queen of Hearts


To the Editor

Hypodermic Hysteria


POZarazzi: Party Poop

Frogs Out of Hot Water

Clip 'n' Save

Swing Vote

Think Stink

"WeHo" Heave Ho

Little Rocked

Say What


Patriot Games

Policy Permutations

Ghost Reader

Show & Tell

Rescue 3-8-7

Dose Encounters

Nurse a Grudge

A Bum Rap

Where There’s Smoke...

Feelin' No Pain

Tranny Time

Where to Find It

Get Over It

Volunteers Wanted

Not Your Typical Tearjerker

Displace Dysplasia

Prevention Extension

Posterboy Always Rings Twice

Sense and Sinsemilla

POZ Picks

Aunt Evelyn's Letters

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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June 1999

Tranny Time

by Keisha Franklin

Support services for positive TGs

With transgender communities more visible than ever, programs that cater to HIV positive gender-benders are playing catchup. Whether you’re MTF or FTM, there’s a growing number of places to go for counseling, information, health services or just a good chat.


ActionAIDS Transgender Program
1216 Arch St., 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Counseling and socials

Gender Identity Project
1 Little W. 12th St.
New York, NY 10011
Support groups, peer counseling and advocacy

Helping People With AIDS
1021 Jessie Road, Suite Q
Little Rock, AR 72202
Helps pay rent and medical bills; drug payment assistance and a food pantry

Life Foundation
233 Keawe St., Suite 226
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Helps TGs find housing; offers food, haircuts, acupuncture and massage

New Village
Fillmore Center
1426 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Case management, treatment advocacy and a support group for TG women

Phoenix Rising
620 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 17
Portland, OR 97204
Counseling and support groups

Positive Health Project
301 W. 37th St., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
Acupuncture, needle exchange and HIV services every Thursday

Seattle Counseling Support Service
1820 E. Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98122
Therapists trained for HIV positive TGs

Street Work Project
545 Eighth Ave., 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
Drop-in agency for homeless youth; case management and HIV health care

Stonewall Recovery Services
430 Broadway Ave. East
Seattle, WA 98102
Outpatient treatment for PWAs with drug and alcohol problems

Tenderloin AIDS Center Transgender Support Groups
187 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.431.7476, 415.225.8272
A daytime drop-in center and a late-night support group

Program of Human Sexuality
Univ. of Minnesota Medical School
1300 S. 2nd St., Suite 180
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Individual, group and family therapy


Transgender Education Network (TEN)

100 Boylston St., Suite 860
Boston, MA 02116
Founded the Allan Sullivan Trans Health Committee run by and for TGs


International Federation for Gender Education (IFGE)
P.O. Box 229
Waltham, MA 02454
Info and crisis hotline; publishes Transgender Tapestry Magazine which offers resources for TGs overseas

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