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U.S. Laws Regarding HIV Disclosure In Michigan

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Release of Lansing Sex Sting Police Report Raises Concerns About Disclosure of HIV Status

Advocates are asking why the Lansing Police Department's report of a May 22 sex sting included the information that one of the arrested men is HIV-positive. According to the report, the man, whose identity was withheld by the Michigan Messenger,... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... Read more »
The Well Project

Disclosure and HIV

Table of Contents Preparing for Disclosure How Disclosure Affects You and Others Who Needs to Know Disclosure and Relationships Who May Not Need to Know Whom You May Want to Tell Disclosing to Children Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable by up to eight... Read more »

MI Disclosure laws for herpes

Its not hard to find disclosure laws for HIV. I cannot find the disclosure laws in Michigan for other STDs, such as herpes.I seem to be finding that a civil suit can be brought up for just about anything, but is non-disclosure actually illegal??...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no disclosure laws for STDs other than HIV. Personally, I would prefer they abolish those laws as well! Criminalization of HIV/AIDS does not prevent the spread of HIV; it merely encourages at-risk individuals not to get tested. This... Read more »

disclose is the law (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

hi, i agree with the other poster we all should disclose to someone you are going to have relations with, i got tagged by a guy who i repeatedly ask about testing and his response was he had been tested several times and was negative this was a lie...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,We are all in agreement that we should all disclose our HIV status before having sex and yes there are disclosure laws in some locations (see below). However, I do not believe you can blame other people for your own personal decisions to place... Read more »

I hope you post this one to the ones that ask about disclosure (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

I am surprised to hear of people asking Is it right or necessary to disclose my HIV status? Well let me say this it is not that you should but that you MUST disclose. I know of a man that went ahead and started a relationship with a mother of 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hell "Anon,"Sure I'll post your comments although I must admit I find it interesting that you wish to remain "anon" even for posting your remarks, but have no difficulty lambasting an HIVer for not disclosing his status.If... Read more »
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Disclosure laws in Canada

Posted by Mark100, 2 Replies
Hey Guys, I was just wondering if someone could clarify for me when exactly do I have to disclose to someone that I have HIV. I was diagnosed in February and I am currently undetectable. I haven't had sex since this time because I wanted to wait... Read more »

Disclosure by Law

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone cite for me a specific law that requires sexual partners to disclose their HIV status in the event that they have engaged in unprotected sex? In Florida, it is required by law to disclose BEFORE the act, but would like to find out the... Read more »

HIV Disclosure

Posted by northof49th, 2 Replies
I'm quite unsure about the effectiveness of disclosure laws. The link below sums up my thoughts far better then i could. I'd be happy to hear others thoughts
http://www.keithboykin.com/arch/2006/06/21/abolish_the_hiv Read more »

question about HIV disclosure

Posted by notinterested, 3 Replies
Thought I would throw this out there to see if anyone has had a similar or close to similar situation. I am thinking about having gastric bypass and the bariatric center wants all my medical records. I know some may disagree with this but I don't... Read more »