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HIV Accusations and Prosecutions: What Do You Think?

New Survey -- Criminal Laws Based on HIV Status: Responses From People Living With and Affected by HIV

June 19, 2012

People living with HIV, partners, friends, family, community members, workers in HIV fields, advocates, and allies -- share your thoughts with us!

Click here to take survey.

We'd like to hear the views of people living with and affected by HIV about criminal laws in a situation where a person living with HIV is accused of not disclosing his or her status or of HIV exposure or transmission. Your answers will help determine the information and advocacy needs regarding this important issue.

This survey is intended for:

  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • Partners, spouses, and other family members and friends of people with HIV/AIDS
  • Community members affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Advocates and others who work in the field of HIV/AIDS

Warning: The survey asks about some sensitive topics including your HIV status and your opinions about HIV disclosure in a variety of sexual and intimate situations. Some people may be offended by these questions. You may prefer not to participate in this case. If you take the survey, you can skip any question that you prefer not to answer.

All answers are anonymous and no identifying information is collected.

You must be 18 years old or older to participate.

Click here to take the survey!

This research protocol and informed consent document has been reviewed and approved by the Eastern Michigan University Human Subjects Review Committee (identifier: UHSRC #120512). Please contact Laurel Sprague, Principal Investigator, at, with questions or concerns about the survey.

Much appreciation goes to The SERO Project for sponsoring this research and to Sean Strub, Edwin Bernard, Thom Riehle, Alex Garner, and Mark S. King for valuable feedback on the survey design.

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This article was provided by The SERO Project.
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