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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Prosecution Of HIV Positive Prostitutes

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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
...personal belief that each of us, and not just those who are HIV positive, is responsible for preventing the further spread of HIV/AIDS.Dr. BobMust disclose it is law. Dec 21, 2005One should always disclose status. One of your fans wrote he is a... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just... Read more »

Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese Prostitutes Raise AIDS Risk

...Chinese prostitutes who flock to Hong Kong in large numbers risk fueling a rise in STDs including HIV/AIDS, social workers warned. Sex workers in Hong Kong are frequently questioned by police, searched, detained and expelled if condoms are found... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Barebacking & HIV Disclosure: What's the Law?, and will protect yourself from any form of criminal or civil liability. Brad Sears is the Legal Check-Up attorney in the HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance. This article originally was published in the November 1998 edition of Positive Living... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Proposition K Calls for Legal Prostitution in San Francisco

...not mandate HIV testing, limit street prostitution, set requirements on the location of brothels or address programs to help sex workers leave the industry. Prosecutors say Prop. K will cripple human trafficking investigations, which almost... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Community Spotlight: People Who Made a Difference in 2010

...was created as a response to the non-existence of HIV prevention resources for women who were the most at risk: poor women, sex workers, women with substance abuse issues and transgender women. Over the years, WWAV has helped hundreds of... Read more »
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Criminal transmisson of HIV is prosecutable!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...punch in females, as for crime punch in 'sex offenses", and you will find some ladies serving time for "criminal transmission of HIV", you can find same in men categories but I suggested the women too narrow the field of search too a smaller... Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...students at college 4. Mandatory HIV testing for all people in the military 5. Mandarory HIV testing and licensing for professional sex workers. 6. Mandatory HIV testing for all immigrants or tourists planning to stay greater than 3 months in... Read more »

Uganda to Publish Names of Gay People

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...government that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people exist. In March 2002, while accepting an award for his country's HIV/AIDS prevention programs, President Museveni said simply, "We don't have homosexuals in Uganda." "Uganda's... Read more »