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  1. Jones v. Diamontoni, Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and Berger & Montague, P.C. (2014)

    This complaint was filed in December 2014 on behalf of a husband and wife – referred to by the pseudonym “Jones” – and their daughter, against Stephen G. Diamontoni, MD and Associates Family Practice, Dr. Jeffrey T. Trost, and Dr. William R. Vollmar, charg ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 11:03am

  2. Routes, Risks and Realities of HIV Transmission and Care: Current Scientific Knowledge and Medical Treatment, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    This fact sheet is part of a larger effort to replace that ignorance with information about what is currently well-known about how HIV is and is not transmitted, and how modern HIV care has transformed the health and longevity of people living with HIV. ...

    admin - 4/10/2018 1:58pm

  3. Releasing Stigma: Police, Journalists and Crimes of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada, Kyle Kirkup, Ottawa Law Review (2015)

    Kyle Kirkup explores Canadian police and media practices that stigmatize people living with HIV (PLWH) and facilitate the public’s belief that HIV and PLWH are dangerous. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 9:57am

  4. Moving Beyond Biomedicalization in the HIV Response: Implications for Community Involvement and Community Leadership Among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People, Peter Aggleton & Richard Parker, American Journal of Public Health (2015)

    Despite biomedical advances in the fight against HIV, Aggleton and Parker argue, many socially excluded groups continue to face disproportionately high transmission rates, as well as stigma, discrimination, and violence. They see this failure as a result ...

    admin - 10/13/2015 1:21pm

  5. 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

  6. Ginn v. State, 667 S.E.2d 712 (Ga. Ct. App. 2008).

    The Court of Appeals of Georgia affirmed Ginn’s eight-year sentence for reckless conduct under Georgia’s HIV criminalization law. Her sexual partner, who did not use a condom, claimed Ginn never told him of her HIV status. At trial, Ginn and two other wit ...

    admin - 11/12/2015 6:38pm

  7. Public Comment Re: Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Products; FDA-2015-D- 1211, The National LGBTQ Task Force (2015)

    The National LGBTQ Task Force drafted and submitted comments to the FDA on the 2015 Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Products. The comments recommend several changes to the FDA’s ...

    admin - 1/28/2020 5:38pm

  8. 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 - 11/24/2020 3:32pm

  9. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Genesis Healthcare System Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DJ# 202-58-112 (January 2015)

    On January 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Ohio-based Genesis Healthcare System will pay $25,000 in damages and a $9,000 civil penalty to resolve claims that it discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation of the Americ ...

    admin - 6/12/2021 6:34pm

  10. The State of Latinos in the Deep South: Being Visible by Piercing the Stigma Veil, Latino Commission on AIDS (2015)

    The Latino population is projected to rise to approximately 129 million people by the year 2060, with a huge shift toward the southern states. HIV/AIDS is a growing problem there, and people in these states are more likely to die from the virus due to dis ...

    admin - 6/15/2021 4:20pm

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