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Hiv And Social Justice

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Black Churches Tackle HIV From a Social Justice Angle, Not a Behavioral One; Is That Addressing the Issue or Just Avoiding It?

Kellee Terrell, News Editor for TheBody.com Last week for BET.com , I wrote a pretty straightforward piece about a recent Brown University study that explored ways that African-American churches in Philadelphia are engaging their congregations... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

We Need an HIV Portfolio for Black Gay Men That's Rooted in Social Justice

This week Phill Wilson cedes his editorial to fellow Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) member Douglas Brooks, senior vice president for community, health and public policy for the Justice Resource Institute. The theme of this... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Response Should Be "Instrument for Social Justice"

"It is outrageous that, in 2012, when we have everything we need to beat AIDS, we are still fighting prejudice, stigma, and exclusion," UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe writes on the Human Rights and HIV/AIDS "Now More Than Ever " blog,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Social and economic impact of HIV?

Dear Mrs. FranzoiMy name is David and i am 15. I fortunately do not have HIV but I was hoping you could help me understand HIV a little more. This is in connection with a school project. I know I could google this topic for answers but I would like...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
David,This forum is not the best place to get the answer to your question. I suggest you proceed with your Google option.... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you could take the time to answer my question. I am wondering what the impact of this virus can have of the social health of an individual. Thank you for...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Chris, Thank you for your question. I want to begin by saying that my response is based upon my experience of journeying with many women and men living with HIV/AIDS but in no way can include the variety of effects which the virus can have on... Read more »

Obsessive Compulsive disorder and social contact with hiv-friend?

Hi! I have a friend who has been working 5 weeks in a hospital in south africa. There he worked in a heart and lung section for children. During his stay he slept with a girl (that he met. She worked as a waitress) but used a condom. How afraid...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If he used the condom correctly (put it on properly before inserting, and withdrew while securing the condom) then he should not be afraid. As for visiting your friend, you are not at risk unless you handle blood or other body fluids with open... Read more »

department of social services notified my former employer of hiv status

Today I received an e-mail from my former employer, attached was a letter addressed to my former supervisor. The letter was a "second request" with an hiv questionaire attached.I originally contacted social services as required by adap.I...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,It sounds like the Dept of Social Services (DSS) may have breached your confidentiality in violation of the Federal Privacy Rule (HIPAA). The Privacy Rule and many state confidentiality laws prohibit health insurance plans from... Read more »
Connect With Others

Social group for HIV positive woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm looking to find a social group in Philadelphia (to meet upwardly mobile positive guys). Just diagnosed, 28 years old and single woman. Know of anything?
D.H.

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HIV+ Gay/Bi Social Group Minneapolis

Posted by Anonymous
Positive Link is a social/community building group of HIV+ gay/bi men in the TwinCities area. If you want more information email us at: positivelink@mnaidsproject.org, all inquiries are kept confidential. We are a service of the Minnesota AIDS... Read more »

Minneapolis HIV+ Gay/Bi Men Social Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Positive Link is an social networking group for HIV+ Gay and Bi men. We have a Brunch on Saturday morning at 11 am and if you are interested in what we are all about or would like to check out brunch this week. You can email us at... Read more »

Social Events for HIV+ Heterosexual Men & Women

Posted by keithmk
Saturday, December 10, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM on E. 25th Street in Manhattan. Please join for us for our Potluck Social for HIV+ heterosexual men and women. It's a free event with food to share, games, and plenty of time to mix and mingle. All we ask is... Read more »