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U.S. Laws Regarding HIV Disclosure In Michigan

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Ask the Experts

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
...act that is criminal, not simply having HIV and being concerned about disclosing. What is your take on this subject? How do you separate and stop the people who just don't care about the lives of their partners from those who are good people that... Read more »

Wondering (DISCLOSING HIV STATUS, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV News & Views, November 19, 2009 - The Body

...think I am healthier living with HIV than I was when I was negative. The one thing I still struggle with today is fear of stigma/disclosure. But I'm working on it! I'm being more open about my status because I do feel that silence = shame, and I... Read more »
The Body

10 Tips for the Media on How to Stop Screwing Up HIV/AIDS Coverage

...transmitted diseases, high rates of incarceration and barriers to condom use, to name a few. Bigwigs Are Not the Only People You Should Pay Attention To: Did you know that, this summer at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...any sexual penetration, however slight. The accused is not charged of violating this law, or any other criminal law requiring disclosure of HIV status in public records. State law makes unauthorized disclosure of person's HIV status a crime. Such... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the... Read more »
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HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in the Military. I've copied a general email I send out to interested organizations and individuals below:... Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

HIV Disclosure, "The Conversation"

Posted by TheConversation
...I'm writing a book and doing a video documentary on the subject of "The Conversation" that everyone with HIV has when they disclose their HIV status. I'm looking for people from every race, age, nationality, and background; including 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 »