The Fine Print Blog

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.

by Adrian Guzman

Three minutes is not a lot of time. After a few rehearsals, I found that three minutes is roughly the amount of time it takes to read out loud a page of single-spaced text. I was hoping to stretch my three minutes to three and a half, even four. But the timekeeper was on his game, so it looked like three minutes was all I was going to get.

by Catherine Hanssens

For those who believe that the bad old days of HIV-related discrimination are over, Friday's Justice Department announcement of two settlements involving claims that health care providers refused to serve people with HIV in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should serve as a reality check.

by Beirne Roose-Snyder and Catherine Hanssens

On the eve of this year's World AIDS Day, which had a theme of "Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Deaths," we were contacted about the latest sad story of what people with HIV still have to deal with.

by Lauren Tetenbaum, JD/LMSW, Teen SENSE Consultant

In August of this year, the New York City government announced a mandate in which schools are required to teach a semester of comprehensive ("abstinence-plus") sexual health education in 6th or 7th grade and again in 9th or 10th grade.


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