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Hiv Discrimination

Here's How SCRUFF Is Moving Beyond 'HIV Status' On Its App

Jason Marchant | Posted 12.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Jason Marchant

Our community is still struggling with how to communicate about HIV and how to treat those who are HIV positive. This is especially evident in the way we are accustomed to asking guys to disclose HIV status online, which has remained largely unchanged since the advent of profile-based websites over 20 years ago.

The Discrimination Virus: Are You Infected?

Tyler Curry | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

Discrimination is like a virus, infecting the masses before anyone knows what hit them. I was exposed to a new strain of the D virus just recently, after I wrote an piece called "HIV-Positive, Unapologetic and Fabulous."

Pride and Persecution: LGBT Global Love

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

I write about the hatred of LGBT people in Eastern Europe by religious and governmental authorities. I write about Jamaica where hating gays is a popular topic for music lyrics and where murders are escalating. Pride and persecution are both real. We rejoice in the good and confront the evil.

Dave Jamieson

Burger King Worker Claims He Was Fired Due To HIV

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Latino Voices

A former manager of several Burger King restaurants in Virginia has accused the fast-food company of firing him because he's HIV-positive, according t...

Busboy At The Ivy Says He Was Fired Because He's HIV Positive

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

38-year-old Reymundo Martinez became HIV positive a few months after he started working as a busboy for The Ivy, a Beverly Hills-adjacent restaurant p...

Detroit Man's Shocking HIV/AIDS Discrimination Claims Pick Up Steam

Posted 12.22.2011 | Gay Voices

More than 35,000 people have called for the resignation of the regional director of Detroit's Great Expressions Dental Care after a former employee cl...

School Denies HIV Positive Boy Admission, Faces Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education

This 13-year-old from Delaware County, Pa. seems like the perfect candidate for a private boarding school: He's an honor student, is active in sports,...

Teacher Sues CPS, Claiming Racial, HIV Status Discrimination

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago public school teacher filed a lawsuit against the city's Board of Education and his school's principal because he claims he was discriminate...

New Legislation Shines Light on the Criminalization of HIV

Ian Thompson | Posted 12.02.2011 | Gay Voices
Ian Thompson

There are presently 34 states that have criminal laws that punish people for exposing another person to HIV, even in the absence of actual HIV transmission or a meaningful risk that transmission could occur.

TAKE ACTION: We need a Christmas miracle for Betsie Gallardo

Bil Browning | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bil Browning

Folks, we need a Christmas miracle and we need it today. Get out your cell because you're about to start crying and then start making phone calls. Be...

A Call to Spiritual Arms: The Faith Community's Global Response To AIDS

Pernessa Seele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Pernessa Seele

Today, there are many spiritual leaders of diverse faiths who are standing tall on this World AIDS Day and declaring God's unconditional love for all people, including those living with HIV.