Cécile Kazatchkine, Snr. Policy Analyst from the Canadian Legal Network on the “bad example” that Canada sets in the international community, on how things are changing globally, and on the resources available to learn about HIV criminalization in Canada
Editor Bob Leahy looks at what’s right and what wrong with the community-based response to HIV and, despite the battle being fought by good people with the best of intentions, why results are disappointing
From Mark S. King “This video review of the conference will introduce you to the issue of HIV criminalization, the advocates fighting it, and some of those who have served jail time under the statutes”
From TheBody.com comes a story about a doctor and a poz gay patient. “Suddenly there he was, crying in my office. He had been indicted on charges brought by a partner of several months of having sex without disclosing his HIV status.”
Bob Leahy talks to Dr. Mark Tyndall about the consensus statement issued by 70 doctors/scientists outlining the likelihood of HIV transmission in an attempt to influence the status of Canadian law surrounding the criminalization of HIV nondisclosure.