Organization that developed training: National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute
Description: This session focuses on best and promising practices in reaching transgender women and black men who have sex with men. The presenters will share preliminary findings from research studies that are being implemented by the Fenway Institute and their own experiences on how to engage high risk transgender women and black MSM in HIV prevention and treatment.
Year Launched: 2013
Recommended for: Public Health Foundation-defined Tier 2 Public Health Professionals
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Hatzenbuehler, M.L. (2014). Structural stigma and the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual populations. Current Directions in Psychological Science 23(2), 127-132.
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