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90% of female-identifying transgender prisoners kept in male prisons

Across the UK, changes are being made to the framework policies for the allocation of transgender prisoners – most with thorough risk assessments.
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How can Americans attain full health and wellness potential?

Open Access Government examines how the U.S. is building a stronger foundation for a healthier future – one in which every American can attain their full health and wellness potential.
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Research finds that 97% of women in the UK have been sexually harassed

An investigation by UN Women UK found that 97% of women surveyed have been sexually harassed, with a further 96% not reporting those situations because of the belief that it would not change anything.
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STEM: Wicked problems and the diversified team

Dr Larry Earnhart, Chair, Dept. of Quantitative Studies University Canada West, sheds light on wicked problems and the diversified team when it comes to STEM.
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Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of monkeypox

Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of contracting monkeypox which is spread via sexual intercourse and skin-to-skin contact.
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Keeping up to date with the symptoms of monkeypox

There are important differences in the symptoms of monkeypox between the current outbreak and previous outbreaks in endemic regions.
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How to make your organisation more LGBTQIA+ inclusive?

From training to representation, efforts to make organisations and workplaces more LGBTQIA+ inclusive are needed everywhere.
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Sexual minorities more likely to have risky coping mechanisms

Sexual minorities are more likely to engage in risky coping mechanisms such as having unprotected sex, drinking and smoking.
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The UK Government has rejected gender neutral toilets in public buildings

The UK Government has announced its plan to place separate male and female toilets in all new public buildings – forgoing gender neutral toilets to protect women.
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Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy reduces suicidal ideation

People who undergo Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy have high grades of satisfaction with the physical and psychological effects – and have fewer suicidal thoughts.
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Study finds 2.5% of transgender kids go through detransition

The research found that 2.5% of transgender kids go through detransition, while the majority of young people keep their gender identity after five years.
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AI finds men represented four times more than women in literature

Machine learning algorithms have found that men are represented four times more than women in literature, with transgender and non-binary people largely missing.
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UK Government excludes transgender conversion therapy from ban 

The UK government have partially banned conversion therapy for gay and bisexual individuals, while transgender conversion therapy is still legal.
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The great democratic deficit of women in politics

Gender parity in the public sector remains an essential endeavour: with diversity and inclusion at the forefront of modern politics, we still beg the question, where are all the women?
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First case of woman cured from HIV, after dual stem-cell transplant

The first ever woman cured from HIV underwent a dual stem-cell transplant, which seems to have made her genetically resistant to HIV and put her cancer into remission.
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One in five LGBT+ physicists experience exclusionary behaviour

LGBT+ physicists face exclusionary behaviours that can lead to a change of field - with 15% of early career scientists identifying as LGBT+, what could this mean for the future?
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Global COVID-19 responses could help to end HIV

Global COVID-19 responses could serve as a coordinated approach to end the HIV pandemic - bettering global immunisation to both viruses.
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Clinical trials begin for three mRNA HIV vaccines

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has launched Phase 1 clinical trials for three mRNA HIV vaccines.
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The life-threatening perseverance of HIV stigma

The stigma, discrimination and lack of understanding around HIV is still persisting even 41 years after the first reported case
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Only 50% of transgender patients feel supported by doctors

Only half of transgender patients report supportive primary care experiences, with more understanding healthcare experiences decreasing psychological distress.

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