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January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the Medical Setting

This tip sheet offers guidance to medical settings for providing health care that is respectful and responsive to the diverse needs of LGBTQ youth.
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January 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence

This report contains detailed demographic data on survivors and victims of violence, information on abusive partners, and data on police, medical, and other direct service responses to LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors.
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January 2016

Yoga for Kids

This website provides free resources on kids yoga.
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December 2015

Gender-based violence and HIV across the life course: adopting a sexual rights framework to include older women

Author(s): Bergen Cooper , Cailin Crockett
Building on sexual rights scholarship, this paper argues for an approach to public health interventions for GBV and HIV that acknowledges older women – their sexuality, sexual agency, and activity – so that health providers and advocates acknowledge and serve older survivors.
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December 2015

45 Words You Should Know: HIV/AIDS

An interactive graphic guide to all of the terminology, slang, abbreviations and acronyms needed to communicate about HIV/AIDS. A guide for those who are new to discussing HIV/AIDS.
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November 2015

Reproductive Justice Hearing: Criminal Punishment & Civil Regulation of Pregnant Women

Expert panels covered issues such as violations of women’s reproductive privacy, women's mass incarceration (and their health behind bars), access to reproductive health services, domestic violence, online sexual harassment, and the religious objections to medical services.
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October 2015

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, And HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence in 2014

This report collects data concerning intimate partner violence (IPV) within LGBTQ and HIV-affected relationships from 16 anti-violence programs in 13 states across the country, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas and Vermont.
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September 2015

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

This page contains information about PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis): the types, the uses, and a location finder to help find PEP all over the USA.
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September 2015

If You Really Care About Reproductive Justice, You Should Care About Transgender Rights

Topics covered in this fact sheet fall under the following assertions: reproductive justice requires transgender people have access to comprehensive health care; reproductive justice means economic justice for trans women; reproductive justice demands an end to physical violence against transgender individuals; reproductive justice necessitates the use of inclusive language; how you can support transgender rights and reproductive justice.
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September 2015

A Quick Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Key Federal Means-tested Programs

This chart provides information on which public assistance services are available to immigrant women, including undocumented immigrants.
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August 2015

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Integrating Economic and Reproductive Justice

This report delineates some of the many interconnections between reproductive health and economic security, as well as the impact of access to abortion specifically on women’s economic status, health, and relationships.
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July 2015

The Hyde Amendment Creates an Unacceptable Barrier to Women Getting Abortions

This fact sheet explains how the Hyde Amendment withholds existing resources from qualified women, endangers women’s health, creates economic barriers and health concerns for low-income women, and particularly burdens women of color.