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Statute Of Limitations For HIV Discrimination

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Follow-up to HIV Disclosure to Partners - a reference for Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission

This is a follow-up to the question about disclosure. Nancy, you are correct that most states have criminalized non-disclosure. However, it is extremely important to point out that these laws VARY WIDELY by state.For example, in Florida it is...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Chad, Thanks for writing. Your information is helpful, so I'm replying and posting for others to have access. I agree that setting the bar high is necessary to limit frivolous, revenge-motivated lawsuits. We are all responsible for protecting... Read more »

discrimination at work?

When I became really ill at work due to med change, I disclosed my status. Since then, I have been... Read more »

HIV discrimination by insurance company

My boyfriend is presently being sued by his health insurance company, which is trying to drop his... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Issues First Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Statute

China's State Council -- the country's cabinet -- on Sunday released its first comprehensive regulations on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, which require local governments to provide confidential HIV testing and antiretroviral drugs to... Read more »
Lambda Legal

State Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission

Choose a State Select a State Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Examines State Criminal Statutes Related to HIV Exposure

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Thursday examined state HIV-exposure laws and other criminal punishments for HIV-positive people who knowingly expose others to the virus without notification. According to the HIV Criminal Law and Policy Project ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Several Florida Counties Using Criminal HIV Transmission Statute to Help Reduce Commercial Sex Work

Several counties in Florida have begun charging commercial sex workers with criminal transmission of HIV -- a felony punishable by up to five years in prison -- in order to reduce commercial sex work in certain regions, the South Florida... Read more »
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Posted by amandajeanbrown, 3 Replies
It's sad how often we only hear about rape cases when either a young child is involved or someone dies, racial and religious discrimination when it affects a member of the government and HIV & AIDS discrimination, only when it happens at the... Read more »

Why was there so much discrimination with Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
From the beginning to now there is general discrimination with hiv, and you do not see this with hepatitis C virus. I wonder exactly why and if it will ever end? Maybe this is because it's tied with homosexuality, but what are the other factors as... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

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HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »