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State Laws Disclosure Status Partner

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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 »

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... 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... Read more »
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TheBody.com

HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Non-Disclosure of HIV-Positive Status Contributes to Spread of Disease, Public Health Experts Say in Book

HIV-positive individuals' failure to disclose their HIV status to sexual partners -- either intentionally or unintentionally -- is "a significant but underreported factor in the continued spread" of HIV in the United States, some public health... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Talking 'bout Your Status

Disclosure, a hot topic. Do we tell, when do we tell, how do we tell and whom do we tell? Well, here is something anyone who is HIV-positive should know: Every state in the U.S. has generic criminal statutes that could apply to conduct that exposes... Read more »
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Disclosure by Law

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone cite for me a specific law that requires sexual partners to disclose their HIV status in the event that they have engaged in unprotected sex? In Florida, it is required by law to disclose BEFORE the act, but would like to find out the... 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 »

Disclosure laws in Canada

Posted by Mark100, 2 Replies
Hey Guys, I was just wondering if someone could clarify for me when exactly do I have to disclose to someone that I have HIV. I was diagnosed in February and I am currently undetectable. I haven't had sex since this time because I wanted to wait... 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 »