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  1. Evaluation of the Military Criminal Investigative Organization’s Adult Sexual Assault Investigation Policies

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on September 16, 2014, on its three-year-long evaluation of policies governing military investigation of sexual assaults. The OIG had been asked to determine if the Mili ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:32am

  2. Standing with LGBT Prisoners: An Advocate’s Guide to Ending Abuse and Combating Imprisonment, Jody Marksamer and Harper Jean Tobin, the National Center for Transgender Equality (2014)

    Discrimination and profiling by police have led to a disproportionately large number of LGBT people being incarcerated. Family rejection, homelessness and poverty make LGBT youth especially vulnerable not only to arrest but also physical and sexual assault ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:33am

  3. Global Report: Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming, Global Network of Sex Work Projects (2013)

    The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) empowers and advocates for sex workers’ rights to health and social services, freedom from abuse and discrimination, and self-determination. This report summarizes 20 case studies, where NSWP highlights effec ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:12pm

  4. Likely Female-to-Female Sexual Transmission of HIV – Texas, 2012, Shirley K. Chan et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2014)

    This report describes a case of HIV transmission likely by sexual contact between female partners. It describes the likely female-to-female transmission of HIV in a lesbian couple who had unprotected sex during a six-month monogamous relationship. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:34am

  5. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2013, Laura Kann et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Surveillance Summaries (2014)

    This report describes the results of surveys completed by American youth (grades 9 – 12) covering six categories of “priority health-risk” behaviors among youth and young adults. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results show that a high ...

    admin - 12/7/2017 2:16pm

  6. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:10am

  7. The Affordable Care Act, The Supreme Court, and HIV: What are the Implications?, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2012)

    In light of the Supreme Court ruling in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services has limited authority to enforce the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nevertheless, the ACA has the potential to signific ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 11:02am

  8. CHLP Comments and Recommendations for Reform of HIV Policies in the Military (2014)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy issued comments and recommendations on the Department of Defense’s (DOD) comprehensive review of the military justice system, including the structure and operation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). ...

    admin - 6/21/2018 3:46pm

  9. HIV and U.S. Violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy joined a report on U.S. violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) through its failure to prevent and mitigate the burden of the HIV epidemic upon communities ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:37am

  10. Sex Workers at Risk: Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities, Human Rights Watch (2012)

    This Human Rights Watch report focuses on the police practice of using the possession of condoms as evidence to support sex work-related charges in New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The report states that many sex workers in t ...

    admin - 6/6/2014 1:26pm

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