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Hiv Discrimination Cases

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Three-Judge Ohio Appeals Court Panel Overturns McDonald's HIV Discrimination Case Ruling

A three-judge panel of the 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a $5 million award for a former McDonald's store manager who claimed that the corporation discriminated against him after learning he was HIV-positive, the Wall... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Reports on HIV-Related Employment Discrimination Case in China

"An aspiring teacher in south-east China has become the country's first person to win compensation for an HIV-related employment discrimination, according to state media reports," the Guardian writes. "The man had passed a written test and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Spokane Spokesman-Review Examines HIV-Related Life Insurance Discrimination Case in Washington State

The Spokane Spokesman-Review on Wednesday examined a case in Washington state in which an HIV-positive man was denied life insurance by Farmers New World Life Insurance . Some advocates had hoped that the discrimination case would "open doors"... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gay/HIV+ Discrimination at Work

I have worked for the same company for nearly nine years, but am consistently denied promotion to senior level while others are so promoted in two years. I perform the specifications outlined in each review, which are always excellent except for...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes, from your description, this does sound like discrimination. Before going outside the company for redress, I recommend scheduling an appointment with the director of HR and laying out the case just as you have laid it out for me. Ask what the... Read more »

Discrimination against HIV+ medical student

Hello Dr Bob, I am a third year medical student who recently found out I was HIV+. I stupidly disclosed this to the school who is now considering throwing me out of the program. That's almost 7 years down the drain. I read that you were HIV+...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you are writing from the United States, you cannot be thrown out of medical school solely because you tested HIV positive. I'm confident your lawyers have told you this already.Universal precautions were established long ago to prevent... Read more »

Hiv Discrimination in the workplace

My Name is Michelle, I live In South Florida, I went back to work after not being able to in 5 years, I have over 1,100 T-cells, I was working 40 hours a week, I loved my job so much, I was doing awesome, I have letters from the Owners, My Reviews...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You are right. You need a lawyer. Contact your local AIDS Service Organization for a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable attorney. Most large ASOs (such as Miami?) have referrals to lawyers who will advise you at no or low cost. In the meantime,... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jose C.,A physician certainly should never intentionally humiliate a patient! There is always the possibility it was a misunderstanding. As you may know, one common problem with HIVers is wasting (involuntary weight loss). HIV specialists have... Read more »
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UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Discrimination

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 3 Replies
It's sad how often we only hear about rape cases when either a young child is involved or someone dies, racial and religious discrimination when it affects a member of the government and HIV & AIDS discrimination, only when it happens at the... Read more »

homophobia, aids discrimination and corruption...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOMOPHOBIA, AIDS DISCRIMINATION and CORRUPTION IN PUERTO RICO A
Person With AIDS Fights For Justice WANTED: A LAWYER WHO IS NOT
AFRAID TO FIGHT FOR GAY CIVIL RIGHTS AND TO TAKE ON THE PUERTO
RICAN COURTS. On Thanksgiving Day 1991 Victor Umpierre... Read more »

Discriminated by the persons that loves me....

Posted by Maricela30, 4 Replies
I use to be a manager at this apartments that I used to live in . I made friends quickly because am an out going person. Amongst those people I made a good friend she was an older lady in her 60s. She was my friend for those 4 years that I managed... Read more »