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What Is The Law Regarding Telling Your Partner You Are Hiv Positive

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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 »

How infectuous am I? Should I tell? (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

Dear Dr. Bob,I am a women and found out I am HIV positive some 10 months ago. I'm happy and... 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... Read more »
Articles
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to Know About the Law

What is HIV reporting? What is partner notification? Why is HIV reporting and partner notification important? Is it still a good idea to get an HIV test? Who should get tested? How can I get an HIV test? When a doctor tells the Health... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Comments on the Department of Health's Revised, Proposed Regulations Implementing the 1998 HIV Reporting and Partner Notification Law (Amending Articles 21 and 27 of the Public Health Law)

January 14, 2000 Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H. c/o Mr. William R. Johnson New York State Department of Health Office of Regulatory Reform Room 2415 ESP Tower Building Albany, New York 12237-7488 By Facsimile and E-Mail Dear... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV-Positive

This is Bonnie Goldman, Editorial Director of The Body. I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's topic: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV Positive. For as long as humanity has known about the existence of HIV, there's... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You... Read more »
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TELLING SEX PARTNERS YOUR STATUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
JUST DIAGNOSED IN FEBRUARY...cd4 WENT UP FROM 316 TO 470 AND VIRAL LOAD DROPPED 68,000 TO 24,000....NOT ON MEDS, DR WATCHING ME...

I AM SINGLE AND ENJOY SEX...SHOULD I TELL ALL I ENCOUNTER THAT ARE POTENTIAL SEX PARTNERS..OR ONLY THOSE WHO WANT TO... Read more »

my partner is positive and having a very hard time

Posted by killiansdad, 12 Replies
hello everyone

My partner is positive and has been struggling for some time with depression and stress. He learned he was positive early in our relationship, and although it has been challenging at times, we love each other very much. I am not... Read more »

positive and telling people

Posted by mystery2009, 5 Replies
tested positive and am very scarred about telling people. I am still in contact with the person i caught it from. I dont blame this person, but also dont want them to feel guilty. I do need someone to talk to though. Figure this person would be... Read more »

Telling the IN-LAWS

Posted by debtex, 5 Replies
Hi All,
I'm a regular around here, but find myself really needing help. I've missed touching base with my poz support groups, due to job, kids, and just day to day going by so fast....so I'm glad I have my family here, so thanks to all.
My question... Read more »