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Disclosure Of Hiv Status Law

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Ask the Experts

Hot to tell others of HIV status (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I have been told I am HIV positive with a cd4 count of 569. I do not kow how to tell my children in their 20's, my sister, or the woman whom I love who resides in Asia. She is most likely infected and I do not know how to approach it,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Despite the title of your post, it appears you, like most HIVers, are anything but "hot" to tell others your HIV status!Disclosure is never easy. I vividly remember disclosing my HIV-positive status to my parents, siblings, friends and... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV +ve status

I was diagnosed as HIV +ve on the 30th of November 2004. I live in New Zealand and am interested in... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV status

I was diagnosed with HIV a year ago and am applying for my residency training in family medicine... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...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, was arrested... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Parliament Considers Bill That Would Require HIV Status Disclosure, Provide Some Protections to HIV-Positive People

...women and their partners -- also would undergo "routine" HIV testing under the proposed law. According to the Monitor , the disclosure terms of the law stem from recent research indicating that HIV transmission commonly occurs among married... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Miami Herald Examines Issues Surrounding HIV Status Disclosure Among MSM

... The Miami Herald on Monday examined issues that some HIV-positive men who have sex with men face when determining when to reveal their status to potential partners. According to the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Non-Disclosure of HIV-Positive Status Contributes to Spread of Disease, Public Health Experts Say in Book

...the people we interviewed said that it mattered a great deal if they thought they might be harmed or rejected because of [HIV] disclosure or if they felt the world was hostile or hospitable to being HIV-positive," adding, "Fear and terror often... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Disclosure and Rejection

Posted by moonstarchild, 7 Replies
...ago of AIDS. I have been positive for 2 years now. My anniversary was feb 10. I always thought that we would travel this HIV journey togther and that I would not have to go it alone. Since he passed away I just figured that I would not have... 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, Read more »

Your thoughts about disclosure...

Posted by rpip, 1 Reply
...about your most recent experience of telling another person about your HIV status and be able to include your thoughts about disclosure in this study. I hope to use the results from this study to design programs to assist people living with HIV... Read more »