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  1. 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 ...

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  2. 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

  3. HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fact Sheet, Centers for Disease Control (March 2014)

    People with HIV are disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis, with about a 25% coinfection rate with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and a 10% coinfection rate with hepatitis B virus (HBV). This CDC HIV and Viral Hepatitis fact sheet provides an overview of ...

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  4. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:55am

  5. Testimony on New York City Council Proposed Resolution No. 264-2014, calling on the New York State Legislature to pass A.2736/S.1379, Prohibiting Condom Possession as Evidence of Criminal Offenses, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2014)

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. Trans Populations and HIV: Time to End the Neglect, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) (April 2014)

    This amfAR Issue Brief discusses the intersection of HIV and trans populations. Trans populations appear to be disproportionately affected by HIV due to several factors, including sharing needles to inject hormones and/or drugs and being subjected to viole ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:38am

  8. Addressing the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, & Gender-Related Health Disparities, White House Interagency Federal Working Group (September 2013)

    This report, drafted by a White House interagency working group, examines the intersection of HIV, violence against women, and gender-related health disparities in the United States. The working group conducted an inventory of agency programs that address ...

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  9. Evolution of a Virus: The Framing of HIV/AIDS in Social Work Journals, Michael N. Humble et al., Social Work (2012)

    The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which social work journals accurately reflect the changing context and knowledge base of practice in the field of HIV. The authors reviewed four major social work journals from 1987 to 2006 to determin ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:38am

  10. The Iron Fist in the Latex Glove: The Intersection of Public Health and Criminal Justice, Roberto Hugh Potter & Jeffrey W. Rosky, American Journal of Criminal Justice (2012)

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