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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 »


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 »
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Gay/HIV+ Discrimination at Work

I have worked for the same company for nearly nine years, but am consistently denied promotion to senior level while others are so promoted in two years. I perform the specifications outlined in each review, which are always excellent except for...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes, from your description, this does sound like discrimination. Before going outside the company for redress, I recommend scheduling an appointment with the director of HR and laying out the case just as you have laid it out for me. Ask what the... Read more »

Gay Discrimination at Workplace/Insurance

I have several queststions related to a work issue. I am very stressed and even though I have researched this, I have yet to find an answer. I have been with a company for 8 years. I have been undergoing harrassment by both of my supervisors --...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Even if you take legal action, you will still have a right to your COBRA coverage for 18 months. If you are on COBRA and secure a new job, as long as your COBRA coverage is in effect until your new coverage takes effect (or if you don't have... Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Dear Lela, There are indeed very good sites for information about discrimination against women with HIV. I suggest starting with a strong one and then following the links from that site. A good starting place is this (click on... Read more »


Hi,My bf is HIV+, I am not. I thought I could handle the pressure but Im thinking again. I dont know. He is a great guy and would be "the 1" in an ideal world. I read the archives and understnd you are in a happy magnetic relationship,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let's deal with your tonsillitis and testing issues first and then turn to your relationship concerns, OK?First, why assume the tonsillitis is viral? It could very well be bacterial. I would suggest you have your general medical doctor... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Health Care Discrimination Survey Results; More Than Half of LGBT and HIV Positive Respondents Report Discrimination

New York, N.Y. -- Today, Lambda Legal released the first nationwide survey that examines health care discrimination experienced by LGBT people and people living with HIV. "The results of this survey should shock the conscience of this nation and... Read more »
International AIDS Society

Global Health Leaders Speak Out on the Interconnected Crises of HIV and Discrimination Among Gay Men at AIDS 2010

Vienna, Austria -- Leading figures in the global AIDS response meeting here are focusing on rapidly increasing rates of HIV among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and on the pressing need to promote broad access to HIV prevention,... Read more »
Global Forum on MSM & HIV

Landmark Global Initiative Seeks to Reduce HIV Among Gay Men by Tackling Widespread Stigma and Discrimination

Oakland, Calif. -- The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) today announced the launch of an ambitious international initiative to address rising rates of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) by working to reduce stigma, discrimination and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Rights Group Launches Investigation of Alleged Discrimination by Cirque du Soleil Against HIV-Positive Gymnast

The San Francisco, Calif.-based International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission on Friday opened an investigation against Cirque du Soleil based on allegations that the company discriminated against gymnast Matthew Cusick because of his... Read more »