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HIV Prevention Knowledge Base

A Collection of Research and Tools to Help You Find What Works in Prevention

Combination Approaches: Enhancing the Reach & Effectiveness of MSM-Targeted Combination HIV Prevention Interventions

Link to important additional materials and websites

Global Forum on MSM and HIV

The Forum is comprised of a loose network of civil society groups, AIDS organizations, MSM groups, and other agencies, which together advocate at the national and global levels for improved HIV programming for MSM. The initiative is a response to the shared concern that existing HIV strategies do not adequately address the needs of MSM. The Forum disseminates information on best practices in HIV prevention and treatment, advocates for improved access and funding for MSM services, and provides a forum for MSM around the globe to strengthen their regional, sub-regional, and national networks. Member organizations share a commitment to social justice, to human rights issues, and to improving the HIV response to MSM and other sexual and gender minorities.

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Fundraising Toolkit—A Resource for HIV-Related Community-Based Projects Serving Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender Individuals in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

amfAR. (2012).

This guide provides fundraising guidance for CBOs that provide HIV-related programs and services for gay men, TG individuals, and other MSM in low- and middle-income countries. It offers information about the funders of MSM/LGBT groups, snapshots of what those grant programs look like, how to approach funders, and what projects those grant makers have supported in the past. It lists U.S.-based and non–U.S.-based funding sources. The guide also offers general tips on fundraising, from networking to proposal writing, and includes templates to help organizations and activists get started.

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The Global Fund Strategy in Relation to Sexual Orientation/Gender Identities (SOGI) Strategy

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. (n.d.)

This document outlines the Global Fund’s SOGI strategy. The intent of the strategy is to augment and reinforce the efforts of the Global Fund in realizing outcomes and impact against the three diseases (AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria); recognizing the vulnerabilities of MSM, TG peoples, and sex workers; and recognizing the imperatives to minimize harm. Actions are recommended that can be implemented in ways that are gradual, careful, built upon current positive efforts and good intents, and respectful of the varying contexts in which the Global Fund operates.

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International Rectal Microbicide Advocates (IRMA)

IRMA. (n.d.)

IRMA works to advance a robust rectal microbicide research and development agenda, with the goal of creating safe, effective, acceptable, and accessible rectal microbicides for the women, men, and TG individuals around the world who engage in anal intercourse.

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