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The GMT Initiative (formerly the MSM Initiative) provides financial and technical support to community organizations working to reduce the spread and impact of HIV among gay men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals (collectively, GMT) in low- and middle-income countries.
Our new GMT report profiles ten community organizations improving trans individuals’ access to health services and advocating for their rights.
New anti-homosexuality laws in Nigeria and Uganda are violations of basic human rights that could gut the national responses to HIV.
Participants and staff from the Penitentiary Initiative's program providing HIV outreach and psychosocial support to Ukrainian inmates.
amfAR Grantees from around the world discuss the importance of the GMT Initiative.
In a short video, Dr. Chris Beyrer talks about amfAR's GMT Initiative and its impact on the fight against HIV/AIDS in the developing world.
The GMT Initiative has created a series of fact sheets in English, French, and Spanish that explains several new prevention technologies and serves as a tool to advocate for their increased availability.
Dr. Paul Semugoma, who will be honored with the 2014 Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award at the International AIDS Conference, was placed on a “wanted list” in Uganda for his vocal support of LGBT rights.
amfAR’s Ben Clapham discusses a session he chaired at the International AIDS Conference exploring how to create evidence-based HIV programming for GMT communities in low- and middle-income countries.
TABS uses SMS messages and social media to provide young GMT in Jamaica with counseling and psychosocial support.
A new GMT Initiative report outlining our grantee partners’ most successful community-led research studies.
Lessons from the Front Lines: A Report on GMT Community Responses to HIV
Fact Sheet: Acute HIV Infection (April 2014) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Issue Brief: Trans Populations and HIV: Time to End the Neglect
Fact Sheet: The HIV Treatment Cascade (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Fact Sheet: HPV, Genital Warts, and Anal Cancer (December 2013) | (French version) | (Spanish version)
Respect, Protect, Fulfill: Best practices guidance in conducting HIV research with gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in rights-constrained environments | (Spanish Version) | (Russian Version) | (French Version)
Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM (Full Report, 2012)
Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation for Gay Men and Other MSM (Executive Summary, 2012)
Lessons From the Front Lines: Political Impact and Systems Change (PDF, 2012)
Fundraising Toolkit: A Resource for HIV-related Community-Based Projects Serving MSM in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (PDF) | (Spanish Version) | (Russian Version)
Lessons from the Front Lines: Effective Community-Led Responses to HIV and AIDS Among MSM and Transgender Populations (PDF, 2010)
Issue Brief: The Shifting Global Health Landscape: Implications for HIV/AIDS and Vulnerable Populations (PDF, 2010)
Issue Brief: MSM and the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Assessing PEPFAR and Looking Forward (PDF, 2010)
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