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The Law And The Workplace

The law places the burden on the HIV-positive person to prove discriminatory intent. In New York, unless you are a union member or are working pursuant to a …

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California's Condom Removal Law: What to Know

(5 days ago) The law is the first in the U.S. to make a practice called “stealthing” a civil offense allowing victims to sue for damages.

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The Law Of Desire

(2 days ago) The Law Of Desire A Review of _Sexual Ecology: AIDS and the Destiny of Gay Men_ Mark Schoofs April 15, 1997. By Gabriel Rotello Dutton, 352 pp., $24.95.

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Barebacking & HIV Disclosure: What's the Law

(2 days ago) The law is narrowly drafted, however, so that it only applies to individuals who intend to infect others with HIV through sex. It is designed to prosecute …

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New York’s COVID-19 Vaccine Card Falsification Law Will

(Just Now) New York’s COVID-19 Vaccine Card Falsification Law Will Harm Marginalized Communities. Falsifying a COVID-19 vaccine card in New York soon could come with a class A misdemeanor charge and create

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New York’s Notorious “Walking While Trans” Law Has …

(3 days ago) The law, passed in 1976, which technically prohibited loitering, had long been accused of being used by cops as a weapon to harass and arrest people on the street, especially Black and Latinx

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California Law Against Knowingly Transmitting HIV Too

(6 days ago) A five-year-old California law (SB 705) criminalizing the act of knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV is too narrow, making it difficult to secure convictions under the …

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HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to

(Just Now) Under the law, the only people who have to report cases of HIV infection or HIV-related illness are doctors and other health care providers who make medical diagnoses or …

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The Center for HIV Law and Policy

(4 days ago) Ohio Supreme Court Rules to Uphold Outdated and Unscientific HIV Criminalization Policies. Under Ohio law, it is felonious assault -- a second-degree felony -- for a person who knows they are HIV

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Oregon's Assisted-Dying Law: Seldom Used -- No

(7 days ago) Oregon's assisted dying law finished its third year of helping countless Oregonians receive better end-of-life care and die better deaths. And it …

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Is Penis Sucking Safe For Men

(5 days ago) TheBody.com fills you in on the topic, is penis sucking safe for men, with a wealth of fact sheets, expert advice, community perspective, the latest news/research, and much more.

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Missouri’s Redo of Its HIV Criminalization Law Is a Good

(1 days ago) The law failed to factor in the use of prevention methods such as condoms or a person with HIV being on medication and hence having suppressed virus, which also prevents transmission.

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The HIV Modernization Bill in Missouri Doesn't Go Far Enough

(5 days ago) Last month, the 2021 Missouri legislative session gave us something to celebrate: A new law that modernizes our state’s deeply harmful HIV criminalization code—reducing the …

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To Combat Homelessness in San Francisco, The City Must

(3 days ago) San Francisco is a city that is driven to become a "healthier city," but its anti-homeless laws prove otherwise. These harmful tactics worsen the structural violence that homeless people in this

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MI Disclosure laws for herpes

(7 days ago) Its not hard to find disclosure laws for HIV. I cannot find the disclosure laws in Michigan for other STDs, such as herpes. I seem to be finding that a civil suit can be brought up for just about anyt

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It Took Almost 20 Years for Transgender New Yorkers to Get

(7 days ago) Governor Cuomo signed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act into law on January 15, 2019\. But it was a long road to this momentous occasion for transgender New Yorkers.

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What You Need to Know About the Landmark Supreme Court

(6 days ago) This morning, the Supreme Court (SCOTUS)—despite the recent addition of two judges, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, seen as solidly right-wing—ruled 6-3 that …

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Discrimination Against People With HIV Is Illegal. Here's

(2 days ago) The law also prohibits discriminating against a person with HIV or AIDS because an employer fears it will lose customers, or because co-workers are afraid of working with a person with HIV.

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The Affordable Care Act Is Once Again Imperiled

(5 days ago) Before the law, employers could offer skimpy plans with no penalties.” True, “small-size employers”—less than either 100 or 50 employees, depending on a state’s definition—are not

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The 2017 Modernization of California's HIV Criminal

(2 days ago) The amended law also includes protections for people living with HIV or other communicable diseases who are pregnant or about to become pregnant, to make decisions about their pregnancy and

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Those Truvada Lawsuit Ads You See Everywhere May Hinder

(1 days ago) Staley warned that any law firm whose advertisements focus on PrEP or use pictures of the sky-blue Truvada pill probably do not understand the nature of …

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Will COVID-19 Make Modernizing HIV Criminal Laws Harder

(7 days ago) These advocates say getting ahead of such laws is crucial—and that now is the time to remind lawmakers and law enforcement that statutes around infectious diseases must …

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The U.S. Department of Justice Calls on States to

(2 days ago) New York, NY -- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today issued important new guidance to help end the use of state criminal laws to prosecute …

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Activists Win Legislative Overhaul of Colorado's HIV

(2 days ago) "The criminal law is a clumsy and ineffective tool for protecting public health," became the sound bite as Steadman began garnering support for the bill. In doing so, he realized the extent of

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Border Work in Tijuana Has Taught Me That Immigration Is a

(4 days ago) This summer, as a law student, I had the opportunity to work with the Transgender Law Center, a nonprofit that provides legal assistance to between …

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Why a Michigan Man Is Doing Time for Allegedly

(5 days ago) That law was passed in the last days of the 2018 legislature and took effect in 2019. The two earlier charges under the old statute, of which I was …

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Is it against the law not to tell the tattoo artist if you

(2 days ago) Answer. Dear Writer, Thank you for the interesting question. In general, failure to tell a tattoo artist that you are HIV positive is not "per se" against the law. While many states have laws

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This Month in HIV: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're

(Just Now) This month, we're pleased to have Catherine Hanssens, Esq., here to explain the law to us. Catherine is an attorney who has worked tirelessly on HIV-related legal and policy issues since 1984.

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The Rights of HIV-Positive Health Care Providers

(3 days ago) The law has never required doctors to disclose their prior alcohol or drug use, or their surgical "track record," in order to secure a patient's informed consent. In many if not all situations

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Annotated Bibliography: Religion, Spirituality and Sexuality

(6 days ago) Drawing on historical and contemporary Christian theology, social sciences, scripture, and natural law, this book proposes a reevaluation of traditional Christian sexual ethics. It …

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Employing and Accommodating Individuals With Histories of

(6 days ago) While the ADA does not impose many restrictions on drug testing, employers are required to use accurate test procedures and to comply with any federal, state, or …

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Can Joe Biden End the HIV Epidemic

(2 days ago) In the same decade, Biden championed both the Violence Against Women Act and the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act. He also supported the Ryan White CARE Act, investing in HIV research

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HIV Criminalization Update: Some U.S. Nondisclosure Laws

(2 days ago) The law authorizes judges to issue "emergency orders" for HIV and hepatitis C testing if the person is believed to have "caused exposure to a victim." Victims include law enforcement officers

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Oregon Just Became the First State to Decriminalize Small

(8 days ago) Measure 110 passed comfortably, signaling widespread (if not total) agreement that treatment, not arrest, is the way to solve the state’s drug-use crisis.

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Ronda B. Goldfein, Esq.

(7 days ago) Ronda Goldfein is executive director of the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit public-interest law firm founded in 1988 that provides free legal services to people living with HIV and AIDS

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HIV Advocates Turn to Parole Reform, Seeking Release of

(2 days ago) Victoria Law is a freelance writer and editor. Her work focuses on the intersections of incarceration, gender and resistance. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of

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In North Carolina, an HIV Criminalization Reform Bill

(2 days ago) According to Storrow, North Carolina now has the most progressive HIV criminal law in the South. He argues that decriminalizing behaviors for people who have achieved viral suppression is an

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