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What Is Considered Criminal Transmission Of Hiv

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Criminalization is a shame and absolutely useless (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV) (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I was reading the article about the Iowa man sentenced for 25 years because he didn't disclose his status. If we continue so nobody is willing to make the test and the consequences would be devastating. I know people that refuses to get tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV) promotes stigma and discrimination. Branding a behavior criminal can and has led to the belief that HIVers are "potential criminals" and consequently a threat to the general public. Logically this can deter people from getting tested, even... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hamilton Spectator Examines Debate Over Criminalizing HIV Transmission

... The Hamilton Spectator on Monday examined debate among some legal experts and HIV/AIDS advocates over criminalizing HIV transmission for those who know they are living with the virus. The Spectator examined Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Criminalizing HIV Transmission in Uganda Will "Negatively Impact" Public Health, Opinion Piece Says

...efforts, and in fact "does the opposite" by "reinforc[ing] the stereotype that people living with HIV are immoral and dangerous criminals, rather than, like everyone else, people endowed with responsibility, dignity and human rights." According... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Delegates Call for End to Criminalization, Stigmatization of HIV/AIDS at Close of AIDS Conference

...International AIDS Conference on Friday in Mexico City called for a reversal of laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV/AIDS, the New York Times reports. South African Justice Edwin Cameron said that criminalization of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Number of Countries Criminalizing HIV Transmission

... Some health officials are concerned that a growing trend to criminalize the transmission of HIV will undercut gains made in the fight against the virus worldwide, the AP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to a recently released 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+ dislcosure and the law...!

Posted by lost2007 this site much lately but came across a comment by someone that "not every state makes it a crime too infect someone with HIV" and could not believe anyone would be so ill informed and or out right liar, since its true some states do not... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...Read carefully: the law only applies to exposing someone.....regardless of whether they test positive or not. HIV law being challenged LAWRENCE - A Kansas law meant to punish people who have sex without telling their partners they are... Read more »