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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.
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.
A worldwide web: GMT Initiative Award recipients are all over the map, from Mongolia to Chile to Serbia to Cameroon.
LGBT activists in Kenya are working with amfAR to develop a community-led research agenda and LGBT programming that addresses the needs documented by that research.
amfAR talked to Alex, a gay man from Nigeria, who has been granted asylum in the U.S., about the on- the-ground situation in Nigeria, where anti-LGBT violence is increasing and HIV services are shutting down.
TABS uses SMS messages and social media to provide young GMT in Jamaica with counseling and psychosocial support.
John Wambere, from Spectrum Uganda, discusses what the new law will mean for LGBT Ugandans and what the international community can do to support them and their fight to overturn the bill.
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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