Discrimination Against People With HIV Is Illegal. Here's What to Do if It Happens to You

If you've been the target of HIV-related discrimination, know you are not alone. There are laws to protect you, and people and organizations prepared to help. Understand your rights and use these tips to take action.

By Ronda B. Goldfein, Esq. and Mark Spencer

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California Man Denied Service at Barbershop for HIV Status Wins Court Case

Nikko Briteramos won his court case and is now advocating to end stigma in black businesses, including barbershops.

By Mathew Rodriguez

CVS Caremark Says It Is Settling HIV Disclosure Lawsuit

Last year, 6,000 people received an envelope that had their HIV status reportedly revealed in a clear mailing address window.

By Tim Murphy

Loved Ones in Prison? Get Them Copies of This Amazing Prison Health Magazine

Turn It Up!: Staying Strong Inside is the Sero Project's publication for (and partly written by) people in prison.

By Tim Murphy

New Campaign Seeks to Shift Opioid Conversation to One About Mass Incarceration, Health Care, and Racial Justice

"No Health = No Justice" moves to address the system as the problem, rather than people who use drugs.

By Kenyon Farrow

First Kidney Transplant From Donor Living With HIV Challenges Longstanding Stigma

"Society perceives me and people like me as people who bring death," said Nina Martinez, the first HIV-positive organ donor. "And I can't figure out any better way to show that people like me can bring life."

By Martha Kempner

New Documentary Shows Life After Meth Addiction for Gay Men

'Crystal City' is the latest documentary addressing 'party and play' culture -- and its director hopes it will reduce stigma against people in recovery.

By Tim Murphy

Sanjay Johnson HIV Criminalization Case Closes With 5-Year Probation Sentence

After successfully using the facts of "undetectable equals untransmittable" (U=U) in her defense strategy, Johnson's attorney is ready to challenge the HIV criminalization law that led to Johnson's no-contest plea.

By Kenyon Farrow

HIV Advocates Should Work With the Trump Administration to End the HIV Epidemic on Our Terms

We have no reason to trust President Trump's State of the Union announcement on HIV -- and that's precisely why we should work with the administration anyway, Drew Gibson contends.

By Drew Gibson

'We Will Defeat AIDS in America': What's Behind Trump's State of the Union Announcement

While some HIV advocates are hopeful about the announcement, some worry that other Trump policies negate any real prospects for positive change.

By David Thorpe

The Musical 'Rent' Will Be Televised, but Has It Lost Its Potential to Spark Action Against HIV Stigma?

When Rent opened on Broadway in 1996, it was a radical push against the stigma of living with HIV. But can the upcoming live televised production on Fox go beyond shallow sentimentality?

By Charles Sanchez