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Stigma And Disclosure On Hiv

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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 where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l recently tested Read more »

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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Stigma and Disclosure

...Safren, S. "Barriers and facilitators of HIV disclosure: Perspectives from HIV-infected men who have sex with men." Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services , 7, 2, (2008):135-156. Serovich, J. M."A test of two HIV disclosure theories." AIDS... Read more »
The Body PRO

Female Patients' Stigma, Disclosure Concerns Reduce Their Access to HIV and TB Care in Africa, Study Shows

...results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at IAS 2009. I'm David Mafigiri. I am a medical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older African Americans' Management of HIV/AIDS Stigma

... The study authors aimed to describe HIV/AIDS-related stigma in a population disproportionately affected by the disease, older African Americans living in the South. Four Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Miami Herald Examines Issues Surrounding HIV Status Disclosure Among MSM

... The Miami Herald on Monday examined issues that some HIV-positive men who have sex with men face when determining when to reveal their status to potential partners. According to the Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in the Military. I've copied a general email I send out to interested organizations and individuals below:... Read more »


Posted by polywog, 6 Replies
...friends that have had it 20 yearsor more, and yet it grips me, and i'm sure, others....I have another condition not related to HIV that I deal with like a trooper, but HIV really gets ahold of me. Why is this stigma so strong, and even... Read more »

Your thoughts about disclosure...

Posted by rpip, 1 Reply
...Hello all, My name is Stephenie and I am student researcher in CT. I have spent the last several years studying how HIV/AIDS can impact peoples lives. Since the decision to tell other people about your HIV status is such a complex and important... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...""HIV/AIDS Positive stories Kids Quiz Quiz www links Services Feedback Stories Images FAQ Email Disclosure WE NEED EVERYONE WHO Read more »