A Short History of Trans People’s Long Fight for Equality

Samy Nour Younes is a trans actor and activist who seeks to highlight the diversity of the transgender experience. In doing so, he calls attention not only to the struggles of the transgender community, but also to the triumphs. Watch his six-minute TED talk, A Short History of Trans People’s Long Fight for Equality:

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Why Equity ≠ Equality

Equity is one of six guiding principles for the Achieving Together plan and movement, reminding us to: 

  • Focus on strategies that will create access to resources and services for all people, eliminate inequities, and increase people’s capacity to make decisions that affect themselves, their families, and their communities.
  • Focus especially on those communities that face the biggest barriers affecting their access and ability to focus on HIV prevention, treatment, and care services.
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The Cliff of Good Health

Achieving Together partners believe that all people should have the opportunity for good health. That’s why equity is one of our guiding principles.

Achieving Together aims to reduce health disparities and connect people to high quality prevention, care, and treatment. In order to make an impact, we need to address the underlying systems that prevent some people from having the same opportunities to achieve optimal health.  

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