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  1. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Glenbeigh, Rock Creek, Ohio, Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (March 13, 2013)

    This settlement agreement constitutes the resolution of a complaint filed with the United States Department of Justice, according to which Glenbeigh, a hospital that provides addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services, refused to treat an indi ...

    admin - 9/6/2017 3:50pm

  2. Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Woodlawn Family Dentistry Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2013)

    This settlement agreement constitutes the resolution of a complaint filed by the United States Department of Justice, according to which Woodlawn Family Dentistry (Woodlawn) required that an individual with HIV schedule all of his appointments for the las ...

    admin - 9/6/2017 3:51pm

  3. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and American Laser Center, LLC Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (June 28, 2011)

    This settlement agreement is the resolution of a complaint filed with the United States Department of Justice, according to which an individual with HIV seeking hair removal treatment was turned away from American Laser Centers on two separate occasions d ...

    admin - 9/6/2017 3:52pm

  4. Joint PACHA and CHAC Guiding Principles for Safe and Voluntary Disclosure of HIV Status, HIV Disclosure Summit (2012)

      The 2010 White House National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) established a new vision for our response to the HIV/AIDS crisis in the United States (US)—a response that turns the US into a place where new HIV infections are rare and every person living with HI ...

    admin - 8/7/2014 12:33pm

  5. Settlement Agreement between the United States of America and Rite Aid of Michigan, Inc., Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DJ# 202-38-56 (Feb. 4, 2014)

    In September 2012, an individual was refused a flu shot at Rite Aid because he had HIV. The pharmacist informed him that she needed “special gloves” to administer the flu shot due to his HIV status, and that he would need to return to the store after the ...

    admin - 3/10/2016 9:59am

  6. Leading HIV Provider Groups Issue Joint Statement Expressing Concern for Imprisoned Nurse in Uganda, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, HIV Medicine Association, and International AIDS Society (2014)

    On February 25th, the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the International AIDS Society (IAS), all organizations of health care professionals caring for people living with HIV, issued a joint statement exp ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 10:56am

  7. Statement of Policy: Opposing Stigma and Discrimination against Persons with Communicable Diseases, National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) (2013)

    This is a policy statement issued by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) on the urgent need to address stigma and discrimination against persons with communicable diseases, including HIV, STIs, all forms of viral hepati ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 4:01pm

  8. The Impact of Anticipated HIV Stigma on Delays in HIV Testing Behaviors: Findings from a Community-Based Sample of Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in New York City, Sarit A. Golub and Kristi E. Gamarel, AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2013)

    This study examines the association between anticipated stigma – the expectation of rejection or discrimination against by others in the event of seroconversion – and HIV testing behaviors among a sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:39am

  9. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence in 2012, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) (2013)

    This National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) annual report examines the intersections between LGBTQ and HIV-affected intimate partner violence (IPV) and various forms of oppression that affect these communities. Of the 36.1 percent of victims ...

    admin - 12/19/2013 10:52am

  10. Language, Identity and HIV: Why Do We Keep Talking about the Responsible and Responsive Use of Language? Language Matters, Sophie Dilmitis et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (June 2012)

    This article explores the use of language when discussing HIV and advocates for a shift toward more positive wording to empower HIV affected communities. The authors note that current medical language “focuses on managing, avoiding or eradicating disease, ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:50am

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