He was infected as an infant via a blood transfusion, but not diagnosed with AIDS until 16 years later. Derek, now founder of the #endthestigma campaign, tells his story to Samantha for PositiveLite.com
AHF has become infamous for its relentless defence of condoms and hugely unpopular opposition to PrEP. Now allegations of kickbacks have further scarred the LA AIDS service organization/clinic operator’s reputation. Mark. S. King reports.
Participants needed for research who identify as non-white or of colour and who've faced criminal charges relating to their HIV status, and who might or might not be in Canada – and people who work with them.( Honoraria available.)
You read his interview with Bob Leahy on PositiveLite.com. Now Lt Colonel Ken Pinkela, who seems to have been criminalized unjustly, files a petition with 72,983 signatures for a full review of his case.
An extraordinary example of HIV criminalization gone awry in the States. Bob Leahy talks to Lt. Colonel Ken Pinkela, court martialed and sentenced to a jail term for allegedly exposing another officer to HIV, when no sexual contact occurred, says Pinkela.
Dr. Mona Loutfy writes in the CATIE blog “let’s support each other in finding ways to create safe environments for people to disclose their status; eliminate HIV-related stigma and make the criminalization of HIV a thing of the past.”