An alleged admission by a 51-year-old Comstock Park, Mich., man that he attempted to infect hundreds of people with HIV through unprotected sexual activity and needle-sharing has sparked a media feeding frenzy, which HIV activists and legal experts have roundly censured as “sensationalist.”
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Democratic California Rep. Barbara Lee on Friday introduced legislation aimed at addressing the on-going criminalization of persons living with HIV infection and Reps. Hansen Clarke and John Conyers of Detroit have signed on as co-sponsors of the bill.
Here’s how Lee’s office described the bill when announcing it More…
When Gov. Rick Snyder issued his health and wellness message to the legislature last week, HIV activists were hoping to hear from Snyder about how he intended to address the HIV epidemic in the state. They were sorely disappointed.
LANSING — A policy directing Michigan health care providers to provide a potentially life saving intervention for people exposed to HIV through consensual or non-consensual sexual activity or drug use has still not been issued by the Michigan Department of Community Health.
“We are in the process of finalizing both More…