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Kevin Deese Is Fighting the Military on Its HIV Ban Img

Kevin Deese Is Fighting the Military on Its HIV Ban

Deese discusses how his ordeal unfolded and why he's determined to fight for his rightful place in the military.

Via Online Petition, an HIV-Positive Soldier Requests Justice Img

Via Online Petition, an HIV-Positive Soldier Requests Justice

After his 2012 HIV criminalization conviction, Pinkela spent 272 days in prison and lost all his benefits even after decades of military service. Now he just wants "to get my life back and continue to serve my country and support my family."

The Crime of Being HIV Positive Img

The Crime of Being HIV Positive

"Everyone talks about stigma this, stigma that. What creates more stigma than the government enforcing laws that discriminate against one specific group of people?" asks Sean Strub, a prominent HIV anti-criminalization activist. Hundreds of Americans...