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'PEP medication costs around £1000 for a 28 day course, and is only accessible to those considered high risk' #LGBTConf2016

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At 2015 CiniQ community engagement meeting 'Awareness of what PEP is, how to access it and why it's important, was poor' #LGBTConf2016

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'No figures in the UK of Trans people who are HIV positive due to binary recording' Positive this will change soon #LGBTConf2016

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We're back with Michelle and Aedan from CliniQ for a workshop on 'PEP & PrEP for trans people'

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'8-10% of natal males have prostate cancer' but there no statistics for trans women, which is really concerning #LGBTConf2016

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'Trans women using hormone treatments may have a smaller prostate and feel fewer systems, but may still have prostate cancer' #LGBTConf2016

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'There's a lack of literature and research on trans women with prostate cancer' #LGBTConf2016

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Anthea from Avon Trans People is running a workshop on 'Trans women and prostate cancer' #LGBTConf2016 https://t.co/z19pQHaYBa

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We're back at @LGBTConsortium #LGBTConf2016 for members' skills sharing workshops

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Our helpline is closed today. For support call Samaritans on 116123. In the North West call The Sanctuary on 03000037029 #mentalhealth #LGBT

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Village Angels are out in Manchester's Gay Village tonight until 3am, for help and support. #LGBT #villageangels https://t.co/Oq6m0cHWKu

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RT @LGBTCancerSA: Now adorning our office wall - @LGBTfdn research on heterosexual people's views on sexual orientation monitoring https://…

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RT @LGBTfdn_Angels: Just under an hour until the Village Angels make an appearance on the streets! Come say hi! stay safe folks.@LGBTfdn @S

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Men's Workshops return! Body Beautiful; Masculinity, Self-Image & The Media: 27/01/16 Info: https://t.co/PV4GuGxnhp https://t.co/sTtXnEGkvz

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Check out the massive names in Manchester for @ContactMcr's #QueerContact 2016! https://t.co/A6UFYowv97 #LGBTQ https://t.co/nlLe39Sg4Z

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The LGBT Foundation helpline is open until 8pm tonight. If you need support then please call 0345 3303030. #LGBT

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1 of many solutions: 'Appropriately trained healthcare works via trans-led training initiatives & service delivery' CliniQ #LGBTConf2016

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'Barriers to services & increased HIV vulnerability' include 'lack of trans representation in sexual health literature' CliniQ #LGBTConf2016

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'Lack of research and knowledge of trans people accessing sexual health clinics' CliniQ #LGBTConf2016

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CliniQ are running a workshop on 'HIV and community testing' @56deanstreet at #LGBTConf2016

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'We can record gender in inclusive ways before the law catches up with us' @UKTransInfo #LGBTConf2016

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'We can record gender in inclusive ways before the law captures up with us' @UKTransInfo #LGBTConf2016

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@UKTransInfo 'Assuming someone's gender can cause discomfort to an individual regardless of their gender identity' #LGBTConf2016

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Solution to gender inclusivity? 'Free form boxes on forms', 'Ask people to self-define', 'Don't assume' and 'Talk to people, not about them'

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@UKTransInfo delivering a workshop on 'Non-binary Inclusion' #LGBTConf2016 https://t.co/C9OZdRHj4E

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@Mermaids_Gender 'Our young people are being failed every day'. 'Time for change!' #LGBTConf2016 https://t.co/5BkDj7L0QS

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@Mermaids_Gender Many told 'That is the protocol' at referral process. Solution? 'Recognise young person's ability to consent' #LGBTConf2016

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'Few GPs, & CAMHS teams, have knowledge of gender dysphoria' - can be particularly damaging when these are first point of care #LGBTConf2016

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Susie from @Mermaids_Gender delivering a workshop on 'Challenges for trans youth accessing treatment' #LGBTConf2016

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RT @IntercomTrust: @LGBTfdn work on #trans issues led to our #schools #transgender #guidance https://t.co/7Sfv80WW1e #makechangehappen http…