After this week's "bare-knuckled assault on the civil rights and safety of people who identify as outside of the gender binary," Arpita Appannagari says we must, "[g]ather your friends and neighbors, and GO VOTE for candidates who will protect the ri...
"While science is one useful tool in combating HIV criminalization, we must avoid suggesting that these discriminatory laws have any kind of underlying legitimacy," Arpita Appannagari and Kate Boulton write.
"There are plenty of reasons why LGBT people and people living with HIV should be horrified at the prospect of a Justice Kavanaugh," writes Catherine Hanssens, the founder and executive director of The Center for HIV Law & Policy.
This U.S. map identifies states differentiaties between (1) with HIV-specific criminal laws; (2) those that apply increased penalties for underlying sex crimes; and (3) those with general felony laws that have been used to prosecute people living wit...
This analysis looks at the revised infectious or communicable disease law, the scope of the Health and Safety Code's "Willful Exposure" provision, and the elimination of the unfair impact of the law on sex workers.
Under Ohio law, it is felonious assault -- a second-degree felony -- for a person who knows they are HIV positive to have sex without first disclosing their status to their sex partner.
In conclusion to a prosecution short on fairness and riddled with questions about racism and homophobia, Michael Johnson entered a plea in the St. Charles County Circuit Court in Missouri.
The Center for HIV Law & Policy has released a new publication that catalogues and analyzes state and federal HIV criminal laws in the United States.