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  1. Conversion Therapy and LGBT Youth, Christy Mallory et al., The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law (2018)

    Despite being harmful, ineffective, and banned among health care professionals in nine states, the District of Columbia, and 32 localities, conversion therapy—"treatment” intended to change the sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expressio ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:11pm

  2. LGBTI Migrants in Immigration Detention: A Global Perspective, Shana Tabak & Rachel Levitan, 37 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender No. 1 (2014)

    All immigrant detainees are at high risk for treatment that violates their human rights; but those who identify as LGBTI are at even higher risk for abuse, including targeted violence and sexual assault. Many LGBTI detainees seek asylum based on this type ...

    admin - 11/15/2020 12:00pm

  3. Nolan v. State of New York, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 00269 (N.Y. App. Div. January 16, 2018)

    In  Nolan v. State of New York, the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, recognized that HIV stigma remains a significant social burden, holding that a model whose photograph was used in an HIV-related ad campaign by the New York State Departmen ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 7:37pm

  4. Crowell v. Mass. Parole Bd., 74 N.E.3d 618 (Mass. 2017)

    In an case challenging, in part, a parole denial on the basis that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts reversed the denial of parole for a prisoner with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and sen ...

    admin - 3/20/2018 8:15pm

  5. Beckett v. Aetna, No. 2:17-cv-03864-JS (E.D. Pa. January 16, 2018). settlement agreement

    Aetna agreed to pay a total of $17,161,200 to be distributed among more than 11,000 health insurance customers across the country in a class action settlement regarding the violation of HIV privacy rights. The violations occurred when Aetna customers rece ...

    admin - 2/28/2018 3:25pm

  6. A Moral Case for Universal Healthcare for Runaway and Homeless Youth, Scott B. Harpin et al., International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare 10:196-202 (2017)

    In arguing for universal, youth-centered health care to promote wellness among runaway and homeless youth, the authors use a framework of social determinants of health (SDH)—the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 3:49pm

  7. Wilson v. State, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 5495 (Tex. App. June 15, 2017)

    In a case with significant negative repercussions for PLHIV charged with sexual offenses, a Texas court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a PLHIV for sexual assault of a child. HIV and AIDS, mentioned by the prosecution fifty-five times at trial, were ...

    admin - 10/25/2020 8:13am

  8. Davis v. State, 806 S.E.2d 3 (Ga. Ct. App. 2017)

    A Georgia court of appeals affirmed the conviction of a Georgia man living with HIV—under the state’s HIV “reckless conduct” law—for engaging in sexual conduct without notifying his sexual partner of his HIV status. The court rejected both of the defendan ...

    admin - 10/25/2020 8:24am

  9. State v. Boatright, 2017-Ohio-5794, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 2854 (July 12, 2017).

    The Court of Appeals of Ohio for the Ninth Appellate District, Summit County, affirmed the conviction of a man living with HIV after he engaged in sexual activity without disclosing his HIV status, ruling that the jury could have reasonably concluded 1) t ...

    admin - 1/31/2018 1:19pm

  10. Prevalence and Correlates of Youth Homelessness in the United States, Matthew H. Morton, Ph.D. et. al., Journal of Adolescent Health 62: 14-21 (2018)

    Based on a nationally representative survey, researchers found a twelve-month household prevalence of homelessness of 4.3% for households with 13-17-year-olds and 12.5% for households with 18-25-year-olds, as well as a population prevalence of 9.7% among ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:20pm

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