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California's Former ADAP Contractor Faces Lawsuit for an HIV Privacy Breach

The confidential medical records of at least 93 low-income Californians living with HIV were compromised, the suit alleges.

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Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and Grindr: Frank Pasquale Talks About Big Data and HIV Disclosure

Recent scandals involving social media platforms have raised a lot of questions about privacy and the unintended consequences for people with HIV.

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New Toolkit Supports Advocates in Using Media to Fight for HIV Justice

As people around the world living with HIV continue to be criminalized and convicted at alarming rates, HIV Justice Worldwide has released "Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An Introduction to Media Engagement for Advocates Opposing HIV Criminalizat...

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A Look at HIV Criminalization Bills Across the Country

According to Human Rights Campaign's 2017 State Equality Index, 25 states currently have laws that criminalize behaviors that carry a low or negligible risk of HIV transmission.

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HIV Disclosure in NY State

I'm planning on moving to New York to study. I am HIV positive and I want to know about the criminal laws there and if I can be prosecuted because of it. Should I disclose my HIV status before having sex, even if we use condoms or if my sexual partne...

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Hepatitis C Exposure Is a Crime in Some States; Is This the New HIV Criminalization?

As the opioid crisis has spiked hepatitis C rates, are police departments now using laws written to criminalize HIV for another public health crisis?

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Held Harmless

Science guided Switzerland away from prosecuting people living with HIV for theoretically exposing their partners to the virus. Could it happen here, too?

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Homeless LGBTQ Youth Remain at Risk for HIV, and They Need Us

Homelessness is a problem in and of itself, but for LGBTQ youth, housing instability is also a significant risk factor for becoming HIV positive.

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I've applied to a Federal Law Enforcement Agency, been extended a conditional offer of employment, the whole nine yards. Here's my question, on the medical testing forms I'm required to bring for my exam, under Genitourinary it specifically reference...