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  1. 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

  2. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Fact Sheet on Michael Johnson (March 2015)

    Michael Johnson, a young gay Black man living with HIV was sentenced to 30½ years under Missouri’s antiquated HIV felony law. This factsheet was prepared by CHLP to support advocacy around Michael's case leading up to and during the trial. ...

    admin - 1/11/2017 3:48pm

  7. 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

  8. Recommendations for Updates to the National HIV/AIDS strategy (2015)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy joined with a group of almost twenty other organizations and individuals in endorsing this statement sent to Douglas Brooks, Director, and the Office of National AIDS Policy, recommending critical updates to the National H ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 4:05pm

  9. Positive Justice Project Highlights for 2013

    PJP Square Logo 6.5.15 DR.jpg The Positive Justice Project (PJP), a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to end HIV criminalization, is leading the fight against laws and policies that subject people living with HIV to arrest and pu ...

    admin - 6/5/2015 10:04am

  10. Positive Justice Project Highlights for 2014

    PJP Square Logo 6.5.15 DR.jpg The Positive Justice Project (PJP), a national coalition of organizations and advocates working to end HIV criminalization, is leading the fight against laws and policies that subject people living with HIV to arrest and puni ...

    admin - 6/5/2015 10:03am