Empowered: Trans Women & HIV
There is a new video series about love, life, and HIV amongst trans women. Now available on Youtube you can hear messages of hope, of trial, and of standing in their won truths. In the first episode you can watch Alicia Keys in conversation with five inspiring women living with HIV here in America. The series focuses on black trans women but intimate partner violence is a major issue facing women in the U.S. There is a concerning connection to HIV where half of women with HIV have experienced abuse. This episode focuses on “ending the cycle.” Presented as part of Greater Than AIDS and produced with the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health with funding provided by ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action Programme, the campaign aims to give voice to transgender women a voice to share their own narrative about HIV, both the impact and response that is needed. To learn more about the women involved in these conversations, watch each of them tell their personal stories.