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HIV Criminalization


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Journalist Steven Thrasher Reflects on HIV Criminalization, Race, and the Press on the Eve of Michael Johnson's Announced Parole Decision

"I felt like I was watching a slow-motion lynching," says Steven Thrasher.

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BTAN Chicago's Maxx Boykin: "Why Is HIV Criminalized?"

"To understand the HIV/AIDS struggle in the black community is to understand the racial-justice struggle we have in America," says Maxx Boykin.

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New Toolkit Supports Advocates in Using Media to Fight for HIV Justice

As people around the world living with HIV continue to be criminalized and convicted at alarming rates, HIV Justice Worldwide has released "Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An Introduction to Media Engagement for Advocates Opposing HIV Criminalization."

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Protection Center: What You Need to Know About Laws That Prosecute People With HIV

For people with HIV, a contentious relationship, mix-up or minor legal charge can lead to a long jail sentence, public shaming and sex offender status. Read this if you face charges -- or are considering filing charges.

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Not Leaving Anyone Out: Tackling HIV Criminalization as a Racial Justice and Public Health Priority

"We have to see HIV criminalization as similar to the bullet coming out of a police officer's gun," says Darnell Moore of Mic.com. "You have to talk about dismantling white supremacy," adds Deon Haywood of Women With a Vision.


  
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