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.
"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.
This guide explains simple medical facts of HIV in 2015, addresses legal foolishness that discriminates against and imprisons people living with HIV, and gives solutions for all willing to act now to decriminalize HIV.
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