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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Hiv And Marriage

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Ask the Experts

HIV marriage.

can two people who are positive married?. what are the chance that their children will not be positive?.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.As far as I'm aware, there's no reason (medical or legal) why two HIV+ persons couldn't marry.Further, with access to medications and experienced HIV healthcare providers, the risk of transmission Read more »

HIV in marriage

hello, my sister found out her husband is HIV positive, she says they only had unprotected sex,... Read more »

Marriage and HIV

My husband and I have been monogomous for 17 years. I recently contracted and have been diagnosed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Marriage Agency Struggles to Find Women

... An Indian organization designed to bring HIV-positive couples together for marriage said today that while plenty of men are seeking its services, very few women do, possibly due to social stigma. Nearly 170 men Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India's Isolated HIV Victims Find Solace in Marriage

... Many of India's some 2.5 million people living with HIV/AIDS are ostracized by their communities, prompting some to establish marriage agencies. The Gujarat Marriage Bureau for People Living Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Urges Indian State of Goa to Call Off Plans to Require HIV Tests for Marriage

... UNAIDS country director for India Denis Broun on Monday urged the Indian state of Goa not to require couples registering for marriage Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Examines HIV/AIDS' Impact on Marriage Customs in India

... " The World " -- a production of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Wednesday reported on how HIV/AIDS is affecting marriage customs in India. Suniti Solomon -- founder of the not-for-profit YRG Centre for AIDS Research and... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
...said, "yup, I took it off!" I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said something to the effect of, "yes, I have HIV and we're both going to die! So, what are you going to do?" Well since that text, I've thought of plenty of... Read more »

hiv daitng?

Posted by Nicole_herpes
...hi, I want to find hiv people for dating and marriage . Any one interested? Find me with the same name at, it's a good hiv dating site, can chat online there Read more »

looking for friendship

Posted by mero1957, 1 Reply
...since 2008 . my v.l not detected. ido not take med till now. i like sport movies travel computer. iam looking for hiv women for marriage and bulding new family new life. Read more »

fears about being tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...closests friends. I know from all of the research I've done that I am still at low risk. However, the fear of having contracted HIV is stressing me out. It's becoming an obsession. I am married as of 4 months ago, which is the reason I'm afraid... Read more »