A Key Law Protecting Those With Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
WorkPositive, Inc.You are right that you have a right to privacy. And the doc of their choosing has a responsibility to maintain your confidentiality. When an employee is sent to "their own doc," it means a workers comp doc whose job it is to decide whether... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Depending on where in the world you live, by law you may actually have a duty to inform before having sex. (See below.) And no matter where you live and no matter what your local laws may mandate, you have a universal moral obligation to... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharlesMy first HIV doctor in San Francisco was Robert Bolan who had been an assistant to Selma Dritz when the AIDS epidemic was first surfacing.
Ten marks for any one who knows who Selma Dritz was.
Dr. Bolan was my HIV doctor from 1989 to 1998 and it was... Read more »
Posted by lost2007I had not read this site much lately but came across a comment by someone that "not every state makes it a crime too infect someone with HIV" and could not believe anyone would be so ill informed and or out right liar, since its true some states do... Read more »
Posted by Mark100, 2 RepliesHey 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have a very good friend who is hiv positive and in a relationship and not disclosing. It is truly because he is afraid, know. Anyway, I told him he could get in trouble for not telling her. He said he is doing nothing wrong, he always uses... Read more »
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