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Laws And Rules Regarding On Letting Partner Know About You've Been Infected With Hiv

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Lambda Legal

Comments on the Department of Health's Revised, Proposed Regulations Implementing the 1998 HIV Reporting and Partner Notification Law (Amending Articles 21 and 27 of the Public Health Law)

January 14, 2000 Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H. c/o Mr. William R. Johnson New York State Department of Health Office of Regulatory Reform Room 2415 ESP Tower Building Albany, New York 12237-7488 By Facsimile and E-Mail Dear... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to Know About the Law

What is HIV reporting? What is partner notification? Why is HIV reporting and partner notification important? Is it still a good idea to get an HIV test? Who should get tested? How can I get an HIV test? When a doctor tells the Health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Herald Publishes Editorial, Opinion Piece About Court Ruling That HIV-Positive Man Did Not Legally Have to Disclose Status to Partner

Judge Susan Thomas in a New Zealand court last week ruled that Justin Dalley, who is HIV-positive, did not have to disclose his status to a sexual partner because he had taken "reasonable precautions" to avoid transmitting the virus. New Zealand law... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Telling your partner (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

RobI 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 with condom without telling my partner about my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You raise multiple questions that have somewhat complex answers. Consequently, I'll repost several questions from the archives that address your various concerns.Dr. BobLegal action against HIV+ve personApr 5, 2006 I feel sympathetic for... Read more »

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

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable by up to eight... Read more »

disclose is the law (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

hi, i agree with the other poster we all should disclose to someone you are going to have relations with, i got tagged by a guy who i repeatedly ask about testing and his response was he had been tested several times and was negative this was a lie...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,We are all in agreement that we should all disclose our HIV status before having sex and yes there are disclosure laws in some locations (see below). However, I do not believe you can blame other people for your own personal decisions to place... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »
Connect With Others

letting others know you might have infected

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
how do you live with the guilt inflicting all this pain on others? I just told my x that i might have infected him and the guilt that i feel inside it horrid! i loved this person so much and the fact that i stole his life... how do i deal? the... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
Sat. July 9th 2005:New rules may ease HIV testing:by Carina Stanton, Seattle Times staff reporter:::More than 3,000 people in Washington state are infected with HIV but don't know it, state health officials estimate. They hope to reduce that number... Read more »

i am infected? if how do talk to my partner

Posted by hm35depressed, 2 Replies
have all the symptoms of ars. will be tested but how do i talk to the girl i was sleeping with regularly? I believe that i was infected by an older woman weeks earlier. what are the odds of girlfreind getting infected if i slept with her a week... Read more »

Will my HIV+ partner still want to be with me

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I know that a lot of times the question is reversed...will the neg guy want to stay in a serodiscordant relationship. I'm worried about the opposite. My partner and I both tested this week...he came out positive, me negative.

We have been... Read more »