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  1. Why Are We Putting People in Jail for Having HIV? A Grassroots Guide to HIV Criminalization: Facts, Foolishness, and Solutions, The Center for HIV Law and Policy and National Center for Lesbian Rights (2015)

    CHLP, in collaboration with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, has released this guide that explains the simple medical facts of HIV transmission and care, addresses the legal foolishness that discriminates against and imprisons people living with HIV ...

    admin - 6/14/2017 4:23pm

  2. Rosado v. Herard, 2014 WL 1303513 (S.D.N.Y. 2014).

    Rosado, a pre-trial detainee at Rikers Island, brought an action alleging Herard, a licensed mental health clinician, violated his rights by disclosing Rosado’s HIV status to other detainees and by denying him, as well as other Spanish-speaking detainees, ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:55am

  3. Update on Efforts to Address the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender Related Health Disparities

    On March 30th 2012, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum, “creating an interagency Federal Working Group to explore the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women and girls, and gender-related health disparities.” The Interagency Federal ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 2:05pm

  4. Support for HIV Testing and HIV Criminalization Among Offenders Under Community Supervision, Brad Barber and Bronwen Lichtenstein, Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Volume 33, 253-273 (2015)

    In a survey of 197 Alabama probationers and parolees to determine offenders' knowledge of HIV and Alabama’s HIV-specific criminal law, and their level of support for HIV testing and mandatory disclosure, the vast majority supported both testing and c ...

    admin - 11/2/2015 1:11pm

  5. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 4:50pm

  6. Fact Sheet on Michael Johnson (March 2015)

    Michael Johnson, a young gay Black man living with HIV was sentenced to 30½ years under Missouri’s antiquated HIV felony law. This factsheet was prepared by CHLP to support advocacy around Michael's case leading up to and during the trial. ...

    admin - 1/11/2017 3:48pm

  7. The Opportunity Survey: Understanding the Roots of Attitudes on Inequality, Langer Research Associates of New York, The Opportunity Agenda (2015)

    This report is based on a national public opinion survey of more than 2,000 Americans regarding the values, basic orientations, and experiences that shape their attitudes toward inequality and how they translate into public support for a range of issues, i ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:09am

  8. Born Suspect: Stop-and-Frisk Abuses and the Continued Fight to End Racial Profiling in America, NAACP, 2014

    Based on the successful collaborative campaign to pass anti-racial profiling and police accountability measures in New York City, Born Suspect is the NAACP’s analysis of racial profiling laws in every state. It includes historical examples of legally sanct ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:14am

  9. El VIH Entre Los Hispanos o Latinos en los Estados Unidos y Areas Dependientes, Folleto Informativo, Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) (2014)

    Basado en datos del 2010, este folleto informative de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC por sus siglas en inglés), describe el impacto del VIH sobre los Latinos en los Estados Unidos y áreas dependientes como un porcentaje d ...

    admin - 8/10/2017 11:55am

  10. HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States and Dependent Areas, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fact Sheet, 2014

    Based on 2010 data, this CDC fact sheet outlines the impact of HIV on Latinos in the United States and dependent areas as a percentage of new infections broken down by race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender. According to the CDC, Latinos accounted ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:17am

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