Transgender/Nonbinary Community Advisory Board



The UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research Transgender/Nonbinary Community Advisory Board (TCAB) is established to improve and sustain the health and well-being of the transgender and nonbinary community. The TCAB helps to build bridges between the transgender and nonbinary community and key health initiatives that benefit the community through fostering inclusion in health research, conducting community events, and increasing community education and advocacy.


Join the TCAB Facebook group here!


TCAB meets 2nd Thursday of every month from 5:30pm-7:00pm via Zoom. For more information contact


**NEW** Best Practices Report for Identifying and Including Transgender and Nonbinary Participants in Research

This report has been developed by members of the TCAB in conjunction with members of the transgender and nonbinary community. The purpose of this report is to present best practices for inclusion of transgender and non-binary individuals in research, provide recommendations on how to address and record participant gender identity information, and develop pathways for implementation in current practice


The missing trans women of science, medicine, and global health



CDC: Transgender HIV Care

Human Rights Campaign: Transgender People and HIV, What We Know

National Center for Transgender Equality: Health and HIV


Partner Resources

The San Diego LGBT Community Center: Transgender Services Program

The T-Spot

San Diego Transgender Health Services




At a Glance