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AIDS Discrimination Statute Of Limitations

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Issues First Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Statute

China's State Council -- the country's cabinet -- on Sunday released its first comprehensive regulations on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, which require local governments to provide confidential HIV testing and antiretroviral drugs to... Read more »
Lambda Legal

State Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission

Choose a State Select a State Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan... Read more »
Lambda Legal

AIDS-Related Discrimination

Employment Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Larry Conway v. 1348 Division Corporation d/b/a The Pub (Federal Court, Indiana) DISCOVERY PROCEEDING. Larry Conway was a bartender at The Pub, a restaurant and bar in Evansville, Indiana.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

discrimination at work?

When I became really ill at work due to med change, I disclosed my status. Since then, I have been asked to sign a medical release form allowing my employer to talk with my doctor, have been taken off 4 shifts, and now am being asked to provide...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Thank you for writing in to ask whether you experienced discrimination at work. First, allow me to provide some legal background. As an employee living with HIV you are eligible for protections, rights and remedies under the Americans... Read more »

Follow-up to HIV Disclosure to Partners - a reference for Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission

This is a follow-up to the question about disclosure. Nancy, you are correct that most states have criminalized non-disclosure. However, it is extremely important to point out that these laws VARY WIDELY by state.For example, in Florida it is...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Chad, Thanks for writing. Your information is helpful, so I'm replying and posting for others to have access. I agree that setting the bar high is necessary to limit frivolous, revenge-motivated lawsuits. We are all responsible for protecting... Read more »

Any recourse if a dentist discriminates?

I went to a new dentist and thought I should mention that I was HIV-positive. My appointment was at 10 am and I am on Medicaid. Anyway, when I told the dentist he left the room and then I saw people peeking into the room looking at me. A dental...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Dental offices are covered as "public accommodations" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and are not allowed to discriminate on the basis of disability. (HIV and AIDS are "disabilities" within the meaning of the... Read more »


First off I wanna thank youfor this forum. You answer are what most of the people who are HIV/AIDS infected need and dont know where to turn. I have a question, what is the time limits for filing a complaint with the EEOC for an employer who I...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Let's try to sort this out: if you were forced to quit because of your HIV status, then you probably have been discriminated against. Do you have a good history of performance reviews before you left? Can you prove anything about being forced... Read more »
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Posted by amandajeanbrown, 3 Replies
It's sad how often we only hear about rape cases when either a young child is involved or someone dies, racial and religious discrimination when it affects a member of the government and HIV & AIDS discrimination, only when it happens at the... Read more »

homophobia, aids discrimination and corruption...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Person With AIDS Fights For Justice WANTED: A LAWYER WHO IS NOT
RICAN COURTS. On Thanksgiving Day 1991 Victor Umpierre... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I'm doing a senior thesis, my topic is discrimination against people with AIDS and HIV and I really need to talk to someone who had any negative experience.I do not need any personal information, i just need someone to share their... Read more »