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Legal Ramifications Of Aids Disclosure

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Ask the Experts

I hope you post this one to the ones that ask about disclosure (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

I am surprised to hear of people asking Is it right or necessary to disclose my HIV status? Well let me say this it is not that you should but that you MUST disclose. I know of a man that went ahead and started a relationship with a mother of 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hell "Anon,"Sure I'll post your comments although I must admit I find it interesting that you wish to remain "anon" even for posting your remarks, but have no difficulty lambasting an HIVer for not disclosing his status.If... Read more »

Legalities of Non-Disclosure

I recently read your response to a question by a gentleman who said his brother is not disclosing... Read more »

Am changing jobs; read conflicting info on legal complications re disclosure

I have been offered new job. The advice in this site is that there is no requirement to tell a new... Read more »
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 »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Barebacking & HIV Disclosure: What's the Law?

If you are HIV-positive, dating and sex always involve the sticky questions of if, when, and how to disclose your HIV-status. Should you do it before you have sex? During the first date? Only if asked? Only if it becomes "serious"? For each... Read more »
Positive Women's Network BC

When Disclosure Is Dangerous: Remembering Cicely Bolden

Cicely Bolden is a name I won't soon forget. She allegedly disclosed her HIV status after having sex with a man. He responded by getting a knife and stabbing her to death. When I heard the news of Cicely's death, I was going to write a simple... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

On World AIDS Day, New Online Resource Illustrates Impact of Legal Environment on Gay Men's Health and Human Rights

Oakland, Calif. -- This World AIDS Day, as the United Nations Global Commission on HIV and the Law draws up its final recommendations, the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) urges national legislators around the world to review and repeal laws... Read more »
Connect With Others

OK.......The big question "disclosure"

Posted by cunta_stalwart, 3 Replies
This must be one of the biggest things that effect HIV+ people when trying to live in society, it is the single thing that can cause almost total isolation depending on how you approach it. I am interested in what other people think.

There was a... Read more »

Disclosure and Rejection

Posted by moonstarchild, 7 Replies
My husband died 5 mths ago of AIDS. I have been positive for 2 years now. My anniversary was feb 10. I always thought that we would travel this HIV journey togther and that I would not have to go it alone. Since he passed away I just figured... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV status without permission

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed hiv+ on July 26, 2010. At that time I was very sick and could not lend my then wife support for my diagnosis. She was afraid she was positive too. Since we didn't have sex for 7 years before my diagnosis there was no chance she was... Read more »

First Dating Disclosure... SCARED> Help?

Posted by TheGoodLife, 7 Replies
I'm a guy... and out of the blue I a guy with whom I really connected. It went farther than I planned and lots of kissing was involved. Lots. No risky behavior though, altho there was fondling and near-nude cuddling. I have not disclosed and am... Read more »