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Criminal Transmission Of Hiv

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Criminal Transmission of HIV

About 2 months ago a man threw semen into my eyes at work. Judging by the man's behavior i believe he was masturbating behind the counter and threw the semen into my eyes, mouth and nose. I notified the authorities but it was too late. What is my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nose at work???? Hmm .. . . where do you work? A sperm bank or perhaps at the secret GOP wingnut hangout on C Street???Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely how; however, if you're worried that the spunk-flinger was "positively charged," so to... 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mexico: Criminalizing HIV Transmission Faulted by Experts prison to pass along an STD or incurable disease. Of Mexico's 32 states, 30 have laws that criminalize the transmission of HIV. "This is an alarming situation. HIV transmission should not be criminalized," said José Aguilar, national... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Iowa's Criminal HIV Transmission Law Examined

...national discussion on state criminal transmission laws, the Iowa Independent reports. Nick Clayton Rhoades pleaded guilty to criminal transmission of HIV, a felony in Iowa, although he did not transmit the virus to his partner. Under state... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hamilton Spectator Examines Debate Over Criminalizing HIV Transmission

... The Hamilton Spectator on Monday examined debate among some legal experts and HIV/AIDS advocates over criminalizing HIV transmission for those who know they are living with the virus. The Spectator examined Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawian Official Defends Proposed Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission

...Malawi's Ministry of Gender, Children and Community Development, defended plans for a proposed law that would make it crime for an HIV-positive person to knowingly transmit the virus to another person, the BBC reports. "It's not fair to... Read more »
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Criminal transmisson of HIV is prosecutable!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... punch in females, as for crime punch in 'sex offenses", and you will find some ladies serving time for "criminal transmission of HIV", you can find same in men categories but I suggested the women too... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

HIV+ dislcosure and the law...!

Posted by lost2007 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 not... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »