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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and Mercy Suburban Hospital Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (2015)

    A Pennsylvania-area hospital whose surgeon refused to perform bariatric surgery on a woman because she is living with HIV settled an action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in which the hospital agreed to pay compensation to the woman in th ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 3:46pm

  4. Davis v. Warden, London Correctional Institution, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70515 (S.D. Ohio, June 1, 2015); adopted by, writ of habeas corpus dismissed, certificate of appealability denied, judgment entered, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90500 (S.D.Ohio July 7, 2015

    OHIO – U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael R. Merz denied a petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by Andre Davis, who had been convicted on several counts of felonious assault, for engaging in sexual contact with numerous women without disclosing that he was ...

    admin - 5/1/2017 5:04pm

  5. People v. Daniels, 2015 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 4498 (Cal. 3d Dist. Ct. App., June 25, 2015)

    Under California law, a court may order HIV testing for such a conviction only "if the court finds there is probable cause to believe that blood, semen, or any other bodily fluid capable of transmitting HIV has been transferred from the defendant to t ...

    admin - 10/21/2015 10:47am

  6. The PJP Update- September 2015

    The September 2015 issue of the PJP Update from the Positive Justice Project includes news about federal advocacy efforts to curb HIV criminalization, including a report from a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill. On the state level, read about the rele ...

    admin - 4/5/2016 10:25am

  7. An HIV Cure and Vaccine within the Next 15 Years? (2015)

    Early in 2015, Bill Gates expressed optimism that a vaccine and a cure for HIV would be developed within the next fifteen years. There are certainly grounds for such optimism, with a number of studies, spanning back to 2009, providing promising results. On ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 5:31pm

  8. Singletary v. Duffy, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106219 (E.D. Calif., Aug. 11, 2015)

    CALIFORNIA – United States Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman dismissed HIV postive inmate Gondee Charles Singletary’s pro se complaint upon initial screening under 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(a), because it failed to show how the named defendants were responsible u ...

    admin - 3/9/2016 10:56am

  9. State v. Hammett, Crim. App. LEXIS 680 (Aug. 25, 2015)

    TENNESSEE – The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals backed up the refusal of Sevier County Circuit Judge Rex Henry Ogle to allow Allen Anthony Hammett to withdraw his “best interest” guilty plea to charges of aggravated sexual battery, and violating the se ...

    admin - 3/29/2016 11:51am

  10. McCullum v. Singing River Hospital System, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108022 (S.D. Miss., Aug. 17, 2015)

    MISSISSIPPI – U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., dismissed a pro se complaint filed by Cedric Jerome McCullum, an inmate at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center, who claimed his rights had been violated when he was incorrectly diagnosed HIV posit ...

    admin - 12/9/2015 10:22am

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