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Importance Of Hiv Disclosure

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Ask the Experts

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a... Read more »

criminalizing hiv non disclosure (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I would like to forward my appreciation to Dr Rob for being so informative and unprejudice.I have... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Disclosure and HIV

Table of Contents Preparing for Disclosure How Disclosure Affects You and Others Who Needs to Know Disclosure and Relationships Who May Not Need to Know Whom You May Want to Tell Disclosing to Children Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disclosure of HIV Serostatus to Sex Partners: A New Approach to Measurement

To propose a refined measure of HIV disclosure, the authors of the current study conducted a cross-sectional study to assess measurement of full HIV serostatus disclosure (before sex), delayed disclosure (after sex), and no disclosure to both... Read more »
TheBody.com

Q&A: Nelson George, Director of The Announcement, Talks Magic Johnson and HIV/AIDS

Nelson George (Credit: ESPN Films) It was the disclosure heard around the world: On Nov. 7, 1991, basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced that he is HIV positive. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the disclosure and its... Read more »
The Well Project

Dating and HIV

Table of Contents Meeting Someone Disclosure Tell Before Sex HIV Dating Tips Other Positive Dating Issues Related TWP Info Sheets Meeting Someone Dating can be tricky for anyone, but if you're HIV+, you have some extrathings to... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Disclosure

Posted by northof49th, 2 Replies
I'm quite unsure about the effectiveness of disclosure laws. The link below sums up my thoughts far better then i could. I'd be happy to hear others thoughts
http://www.keithboykin.com/arch/2006/06/21/abolish_the_hiv Read more »

Brothre w/ HIV and disclosure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a brother whom I am very close with and love dearly. He was diagnosed with HIV 2 years ago and is still not on meds. His viral load is between 50k and 80k and cd4 around 350, I think. Anyway, He has been dating a girl for six months and I... Read more »

question about HIV disclosure

Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 Replies
Thought I would throw this out there to see if anyone has had a similar or close to similar situation. I am thinking about having gastric bypass and the bariatric center wants all my medical records. I know some may disagree with this but I don't... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »