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  1. No Safe Place: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities, The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (2014)

    This report documents the increasing criminalization of homelessness in the United States, focusing on municipal laws banning sleeping and storing personal possessions in public areas, “camping,” begging, loitering and even feeding homeless persons. ...

    admin - 8/26/2018 11:06am

  2. Confidentiality for Individuals Insured as Dependents: A Review of State Laws and Policies, Abigail English, Rachel Benson Gold, Elizabeth Nash and Jane Levine, Guttmacher Institute, 2012

    This report reviews state-level legal requirements related to confidentiality in private insurance. It assesses state statutes and regulations that can have the effect of abrogating confidentiality through a number of different avenues. ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:21am

  3. On Life Support: Public Health in the Age of Mass Incarceration, David Cloud, Vera Institute of Justice, 2014

    This report describes the public health implications of mass incarceration. It summarizes what is known about the burden of disease among people who experience incarceration, identifies the conditions of confinement that are deleterious for health, and dis ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:24am

  4. The Public Health Implications of Criminalizing HIV Non-Disclosure, Exposure and Transmission: Report of an International Workshop, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Jonathan Glenn Betteridge, Chris Sanders, Marcella Jones (2014)

    Screen Shot 2014-10-29 at 2.09.40 PM.png This report explores three key themes that arose over the course of an international workshop held in Toronto, Canada on April 27-28, 2013, to support, encourage and further develop emerging research 
on the public ...

    admin - 8/28/2019 3:04pm

  5. National ADAP Monitoring System: Annual Report, Amanda Bowes, Ann Lefert, Britten Pund, National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)

    The National AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Monitoring Project provides ongoing technical assistance to all state and territorial ADAPs (AIDS Drug Assistance Programs). This NASTAD project serves as a resource center, providing timely information on t ...

    admin - 4/27/2018 4:59pm

  6. Sexual & Gender Minority Youth in Los Angeles Foster Care, Bianca D.M. Wilson, Khush Cooper, Angeliki Kastanis, Sheila Nezhad, The Williams Institute, 2014

    This report of the Los Angeles Foster Youth Study (LAFYS) represents a first step toward population-based data collection on LGBTQ foster youth. Researchers from 
the Williams Institute and Holarchy Consulting conducted the LAFYS, a telephone interview stu ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  7. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  8. Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality Under Health Care Reform: The Special Case Regarding Explanation of Benefits (EOBs), K.P. Tebb, E. Sedlander, G. Pica, A. Diaz, K. Peake & C.D. Brandis (2014)

    This report focuses on the confidentiality concerns for dependent adolescents and young adults using health insurance. According to the report, adolescents and young adults are more likely to seek health services, disclose health risk behaviors to a clini ...

    admin - 1/7/2020 5:02pm

  9. Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2013, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics (2014)

    This paper provides national estimates for indicators of health-related behaviors, health status, health care service utilization, and health care access categorized by sexual orientation using data from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a ...

    admin - 12/10/2020 6:08am

  10. HIV/AIDS In The Lives Of Gay And Bisexual Men In The United States, Liz Hamel, Jamie Firth, Tina Hoff, Jennifer Kates, Sarah Levine & Lindsey Dawson, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2014)

    This national survey of gay and bisexual men in the United States finds that while HIV is named as the number one health issue facing this population, a majority of gay and bisexual men (56%) are not personally concerned about becoming infected, and relati ...

    admin - 11/24/2020 4:58pm