In a new lawsuit, a sergeant in the D.C. Army National Guard claims he was denied the opportunity to serve as an officer and faces possible discharge from the United States armed services because he is living with HIV.
Tim Hinkhouse discusses his life with HIV in prison, and the need to constantly educate his fellow prisoners and prison staff about the realities of his status.
"We still need people who have the passion to create avenues so our HIV-affected friends and families can hear our voices on a large scale," Tim Hinkhouse writes.
"Remember what you already know about your family: how your children learn new information, what your children may already know about HIV, and what feels most supportive to your family," the Well Project advises. "While there may not be an exact best...
TheBody is sad to share the news of the recent death of David Plunkett, a survivor of HIV criminalization in New York who served half of a 10-year sentence.
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...
New rules from the Trump administration would force eligible immigrants to choose between vital, lifesaving services and preserving their path to citizenship.
TheBody's expert on HIV-related legal issues, Ronda Goldfein, explains how disclosure contracts are a way to try to reduce the risk of prosecution.
Mexico: Supreme Court Finds Veracruz Law Criminalising 'Wilful Transmission' of HIV and STIs to Be Unconstitutional
Following a Constitutional challenge Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice found an amendment to Article 158 of the Penal Code of the State of Veracruz to be invalid as it violates a number of fundamental rights.
For people with HIV, a contentious relationship, mix-up or minor legal charge can lead to a long jail sentence, public shaming and sex offender status. Read this if you face charges -- or are considering filing charges.