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Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.)Dr. BobTelling your partner (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS) Nov 24, 2006RobI have seen HIV+ people getting sentenced to life imprison for not telling their partners before having unprotected sex and infecting them with HIV.Now, my question... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...family as well. I think he needs to be hanged.For people that again question if to disclose, remember that some states can imprison HIV positive that knowing their status are spreading the disease. Some states have full disclosure on names of HIV... Read more »

hiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)

Hi Bob,l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a male, if l have sex with a female and put a condom on and practice safe sex, by law l dont have to let her know l am hiv positive is that right ???
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...family as well. I think he needs to be hanged.For people that again question if to disclose, remember that some states can imprison HIV positive that knowing their status are spreading the disease. Some states have full disclosure on names of HIV... Read more »

How do you first tell your partner your status?

Hi Dr Bob, I thought I'd ask you this cause you seem to have managed a mixed status relationship successfully for a while. I'm 23, male and positive for 3 years now, no meds, good CD4 and vl - basically very healthy. I've been seeing this girl for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...luck!Dr. BobTelling your partner (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS) Nov 24, 2006 Rob I have seen HIV+ people getting sentenced to life imprison for not telling their partners before having unprotected sex and infecting them with HIV. Now, my question... Read more »
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25-Year Prison Sentence Vanishes for Man Convicted of Not Disclosing HIV Status

... Twenty-five years in prison and a lifetime of parole. That's the sentence that was initially handed down to Nick Rhoades, a 34-year-old, HIV-positive man Read more »
Human Rights Watch

Mississippi Stops Segregating Prisoners With HIV

... Jackson -- The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) has agreed to end the segregation of prisoners with HIV, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said today. This longstanding discriminatory policy, Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...poster highlights is that the portion of the HIV epidemic that is represented by the millions of people that go through jails and prisons is a smaller percentage of the overall U.S. epidemic than it was a decade ago. In 1997, there was a paper... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: State Budget Could Cut AIDS Drugs in County Jails

...Assistance Program. However, excluded from that amount is $9.5 million to provide ADAP services to HIV-positive inmates in county jails. Under the proposal, the cost of supplying AIDS drugs to inmates would likely shift to the jails. "The... Read more »
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HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
...I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking about it because I work Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...condoms are considered contraband (4). Condoms are provided to some inmates in state prisons in Mississippi and Vermont and jails in Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and the District of Columbia (4). A recent survey in a large... Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 6 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...nonprofit civil rights organization. With its long history and deep rootsover 2000 local branches, youth and college chapters, and prison chapters in 50 states and approximately 250,000 membersthe NAACP has played a critical leadership role in... Read more »