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Pressing Charges For Giving Someone Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bulgaria to Press Charges Against Libyan Police Officers in HIV Infection Case

A Bulgarian senior prosecutor on Wednesday said the country within four months will bring charges against 11 Libyan police officers for allegedly torturing five Bulgarian nurses into confessing to allegedly intentionally infecting hundreds of Libyan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Conference: Black Women Urged to Take Charge of AIDS Fight

On Thursday in Los Angeles, the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) and other groups kicked off the first national conference focused on AIDS and black women in America. As of 2002, AIDS was the leading cause of death for US black women ages 25-35. According... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Maryland Man Charged With Knowingly Spreading HIV

The Baltimore Sun reported September 10 a Maryland man was being charged with having sex with a 13-year-old boy, and also with "knowingly transferring" HIV . The criminal transmission charge would be routine in many other states, but it has... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Press charges?

I was dating a guy (I'm female) and before being intimate with him, asked him several times about his status in which he replied "I am clean, I have been tested for everything". Now, I find out he has given me the disease. When I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Although some states have non-discrimination laws on the books, pressing charges in this case would be extremely difficult. For one thing, you chose to have unprotected sex with him. (Even if someone slaps a lie detector on his Mr. Happy, you... Read more »

Can I be charged for infecting someone with HIV

I live in Texas and have been positive for 6 months and still learning how to live my live. I recently gave oral sex to someone and did not mention my status. He later found out and is waiting for his test, he says he will press charges on me. Is it...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,I am very glad that you wrote in with this question. Learning to live with new information about one's HIV status is hard enough, but learning how to navigate a new legal landscape of rights and risks adds another layer of... Read more »

I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You have several "information" issues you need to deal with. First and most important is disclosing your HIV-positive status to your new boy toy. Since "he is new to all of this and is not very sexually active . . . ,"... Read more »

HIVers Charged with Bio-Terrorism

I was just reading on this site about a Michigan man charged with bio-terrorism after biting someone. I was wondering what you thought of this. Where does this go from here? If we throw a kleenex into the trash, but it accidently hits someone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Bioterrorism? Hmm. I have been adamantly opposed to the criminalization of HIV from the start of the pandemic. (See below.)HIV is not transmitted via tears. Tears, similar to nasal secretions, saliva, sweat, urine, vomitus and feces, are not... Read more »
Connect With Others

can we file charges

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
my sister has gotten HIV from a man she was with for 2 years. He never disclosed his status. Is there anything legally that can be done. I've heard no, except civil. I think that is crap. Why the hell not he put hear life at risk, and she will... Read more »

Need help My Boyfriend is giving up

Posted by najee, 2 Replies
Hello everyone I'm new here and wanted to vent my problem to someone seeing I don't have anyone to talk about my boy friend and best friend of 10yrs. 10yrs ago we met and started dating by the third yr we found out that he was positive and had it... Read more »

cdc leads the charge

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect
infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) says:
T... Read more »

WHY ADAP START CHARGE PATIENTS FOR THEIR MEDS NOW!

Posted by Brave43, 1 Reply
TODAY I RECIEVE MY NOTICE FOR MY NOSE SPRAY FROM THE PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND THEN AT THE DAP PROGRAM THAT THERE WILL BE A $5 PROCESSING FEE FOR EACH MEDICATION THAT IS PROCESS THRU THE DAP PROGRAM,SO WOULD SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT`S GOING ON NOW... Read more »