His case reopened, Lt. Colonel Ken Pinkela talks to Editor Bob Leahy about why there may be light at the end of the tunnel in the fight to find him innocent of the charge that he engaged in unprotected sex with another officer while HIV-positive.
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
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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.