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Virginia Proves HIV Criminalization Laws Are Harder to Repeal Than They Should Be

Deirdre Johnson
Deirdre Johnson was among advocates living with HIV in Virginia who just got the state’s criminalization law softened.Courtesy of Tyler Studio/Atlanta
    Cedric Pulliam and Deidre Johnson, the cofounders of ECHO-VA
    Cedric Pulliam and Deidre Johnson are the cofounders of ECHO-VA, which pushed to soften Virginia's HIV criminalization law.Courtesy of Deidre Johnson
    Tim Murphy

    Tim Murphy


    Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal.