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Hiv Hate Crimes

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Response to the following post I just read (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

HiI often read this site and I have a lot of respect for it but feel the need to write in regards to the below conversation. I really think its wrong that you say that people shouldnt be prosecuted for the transmission of HIV. I think it should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accountable for purposely infecting you. However, as I noted below, cases like yours in which someone intentionally transmits HIV are extremely rare. That doesn't mean it never happens, but rather that it very rarely occurs. When it does, it's a... Read more »

Crime Scene Safety class

What is the biggest hazard to a crime scene investigator, Hep c or HIV and why?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...needlestick. I would suspect that this risk would be very low. After a needlestick exposure, the risk of hepatitis C is greater than HIV. This has been demonstrated in studies of healthcare workers exposed to patients with either infection. Read more »

Gay-bashing and open wounds

Dear Dr. Bob.Greetings, best wishes,and hope this doesn't take too much of your time.I am a mature college student, recently started, after a long time working my way towards it. Last week, I came across a "gay-bashing" (is that phrase still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."gay-bashing" is a term that is still used and a hate crime that occurs far too often! Thanks for intervening. Your risk of acquiring HIV from this heroic episode is extremely low essentially negligible. You would have to have had his open... Read more »

"re: I hate HIV" a comment

I hate HIV too, but I hate depression more. If you are depressed get treated promptly because depression is also life threatening. It is difficult enough to manage an HIV infection. The amount of self advocacy is phenomenal. With depression it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for sharing your sage thoughts. BY Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: Hate Crime Arrest for AIDS Memorial Vandalism

...jail to whatever crime it is attached. Back to other CDC news for July 24, 2002 Previous Updates  |  Search the CDC archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Pushing Sufferers in Britain Into Poverty

...difficult to manage," said Yusef Azad of NAT. The report calls on government and law enforcement to craft policies that address HIV hate crimes, unemployment and inadequate housing among HIV patients. "The asylum and immigration system needs to... Read more »
Body Positive

Hate Crimes

...becoming increasingly open about his gay identity. In Texas, where the dragging death of James Byrd brought racially targeted hate crimes to national attention, a continuing and disturbing series of murders has targeted the transgender community.... Read more »
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Call on Peruvian Authorities for Justice in Murder of HIV/AIDS & Gay Activist

...morning of 20 September 2010, the body of Alberto Osorio, 44, journalist and activist for the human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS, was found by his mother, Esther Castillo. Mrs. Castillo found her son's body in his apartment in the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hate Crimes Affect Us All

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Singer Kevin Aviance Beaten in New York City Police Arrest Four People on Hate-Crime Charges AP NEW YORK (June 12) - A singer suffered a broken jaw and other injuries in an attack by a group yelling anti-gay Read more »

RIP Tyler Clementi / Gay Teen Suicides

Posted by bartleby
...OK, this doesn't have to do with HIV, but I just wanted to vent my outrage over what happened to this kid. If you haven't heard already, essentially what happened Read more »

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 narrow the field of search too a smaller... Read more »

Tested Poz Yesterday

Posted by pozdad, 5 Replies
Hi all... never used one of these before... I just tested positive yesterday. I have a host of emotions flooding me right now.. blame.. (mostly myself).. fear (what is going to happen to me?)... my health (I am working with my doctor to find a... Read more »