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Is It A Crime To Not Tell Your Sex Partner You Have Hiv

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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
...(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 is this, If I decide to have sex... 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 more »

Non-Disclosure illegal or not

I have a few questions about not disclosing HIV+ status.(1) If a person has hiv+ and has sex with a... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Why HIV "Crimes" Harm HIV Prevention and People With HIV

...transmission. I keep a blog that tries to put such 'crimes' into perspective. The Global Network of People Living with HIV estimates that since 1987 more than 40 countries around the world -- most of them in high-income countries throughout... Read more »
The Body

It's a Virus, Not a Crime!

...delineated as follows: Why Should HIV Nondisclosure be Criminalized? Intentionally not disclosing HIV infection to sexual partners puts the partners in harm's way. Without forced disclosure, more and more people will be infected with HIV;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: HIV Laws Do More Harm Than Good

...during and after their pregnancy," she explained. Because women are more likely to discover they are HIV-positive, their male partners often blame them for bringing home the virus. In countries like Egypt and Togo, such an accusation can lead... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore's Parliament Approves Measure That Addresses Spread of HIV Through Unsafe Sex

...would make it a crime for people who have reason to believe that they might be HIV-positive to have sex without informing their partners of the risks, Singapore's Business Times reports (Chen, Business Times , 4/23). The bill was introduced... Read more »
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Can't stop having unsafe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of the moment and have unprotected receptive anal intercourse (without ejaculation) with my buddy. I am way past needing an HIV test and I don't my status and he says he is negative. It has been years and I have never tested. I am a mess. Read more »

MY SOUL MATE

Posted by LOVE, 11 Replies
...found that I was + in Feb this year. in December I met a guy that i grew up with. Weve always been friends and we became intimate few weeks later using protection of course. It was before i knew my status. Now that i know my status it is very... Read more »

Criminal transmisson of HIV is prosecutable!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...inprison, if you have any doubts just go too the Florida department of corrections link here: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/ActiveInmates/ punch in females, as for crime punch in 'sex offenses", and you will find some ladies serving time for... Read more »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...positive or not. HIV law being challenged LAWRENCE - A Kansas law meant to punish people who have sex without telling their partners they are HIV-positive is under dispute for the first time since it was enacted more than a decade ago. An... Read more »