Roxsana Hernández, an HIV-positive Honduran trans woman, died on May 25 inside a detention center in the custody of U.S. immigration officials due to the neglect and apathy of the officers detaining her.
Marco Castro-Bojorquez, a community leader and filmmaker living with HIV, has put out the call for support for HIVenas Abiertas, a national network of Latinx immigrants living with HIV.
Carlos Bringas-Rodriguez was detained in Kansas on Dec. 20 and, days later, all but dumped at the Mexican border with a limited supply of HIV meds and his cell phone.
"This is a second call asking whether you believe that a 70-year prison sentence for nondisclosure is too long," Tim Hinkhouse writes. "Could you please speak up for me?"
With job woes resolved and new opportunities to share his HIV story, Kiley says he's no longer a "tightly wound anxiety driven pariah." His mantra for the new year is be brave, be ruthless, be heard -- and be happy.
Michael Johnson, the HIV-positive wrestler charged with HIV transmission and exposure, was found guilty by a Missouri jury. He will be sentenced in July and faces up to 60 years in prison.
"There are more than three pages of links about HIV when my name is Googled," muses blogger Brooke Davidoff as her Texas job hunt heats up; "but that does not mean I'm going to stop anytime soon. It makes me want to blog more!"
Interview with Robert Suttle from The Sero Project at the ADAP Association Conference in Washington, D.C.
Nick Rhoades was convicted of criminal transmission of HIV in Iowa in 2008, even though his viral load was undetectable, he wore a condom and his accuser did not contract HIV. In this interview with POZ I AM Radio, he tells his story of incarceration...