The Fine Print Blog

by Rashida Richardson and Catherine Hanssens

For many women forced to negotiate the parallel epidemics of HIV and domestic violence, ignorance about HIV can prove to be an additional excuse for physical violence against them.  

by Darcy Kues
Legal Intern

Though many young people spoke positively about their experiences at the recent XIX International AIDS Conference, others said their contributions were undervalued. What barriers stand in the way of youth fully participating in the HIV advocacy landscape? How can we guarantee that youth voices are heard and respected in the national HIV/AIDS conversation? 

Margo Kaplan, current professor and former CHLP staffer, reacts to recent Gawker post on how "Magic" Johnson became HIV-positive.


by Rashida Richardson 

The final report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, representing 18 months of investigation, convenings, comment solicitation and review of the scientific literature, addresses the role of the law around the globe in both protecting and punishing people living with HIV.

The Center for HIV Law and Policy's updated mapping of HIV criminalization laws shows the far-reaching harms of government ignorance about HIV — and news outlets are paying attention.


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