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H.R. 1843, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act Outreach Toolkit
H.R. 1843, the Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal (REPEAL) HIV Discrimination Act, was introduced on May 7, 2013 by U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee ... More
Fact Sheet on H.R. 1843, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act, AIDS United, Center for HIV Law and Policy, and partner organizations, 2013.
H.R. 1843, the Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal (REPEAL) HIV Discrimination Act, was introduced on May 7, 2013 introduced by U.S. ... More
H.R. 1843, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act, U.S. Congresswomen Barbara Lee and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, May 2013
This is H.R. 1843, the Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal (REPEAL) HIV Discrimination Act, introduced by U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee ... More
State v. Rick, Amicus Brief, Minnesota Supreme Court, American Civil Liberties Union, The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal, OutFront Minnesota (2013)
The American Civil Liberties Union, The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal, and OutFront Minnesota filed this amicus brief in support of the defendant, Daniel ... More
EMPOWERED: a New Campaign From Alicia Keys & Greater Than AIDS to Reach Women on HIV/AIDS
Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate Alicia Keys teamed up with Greater Than AIDS to reach women about HIV/AIDS. Click here to watch the six minute conversation ... More
Close to Home: Plan for Non-Secure Placement, New York City Administration for Children’s Services (2012)
This plan describes the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) proposed implementation of the Close to Home juvenile justice reform initiative. ... More
Written Testimony Presented to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commission on GLBT Youth on the Status and Challenges of LGBTQ Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012).
The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) submitted this testimony on July 5, 2012 to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commission on GLBT Youth (the Commission), Per the ... More
The Role of Public Schools in HIV Prevention: Perspectives from African Americans in the Rural South, Stacy W. Lloyd, et al., AIDS Education and Prevention (2012).
This community-based participatory research study explores African American youth and adult perspectives on sex education and its impact on HIV/AIDS in their rural North ... More
Two Great CHLP Resources get a Makeover!!!
The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) has updated two resources that could be helpful to HIV anti-discrimination advocates and attorneys representing PLWH.
REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act Advocacy Made Easy!
This new toolkit has everything you need to get your member of Congress to become a REPEAL Act co-sponsor.
Reps. Lee and Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV/AIDS Laws
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) was joined by Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) to introduce H.R. 1843, the Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal (REPEAL) HIV Discrimination Act. The REPEAL Act expresses the sense of Congress that federal and state laws, policies, and regulations should not place a unique or additional burden on individuals solely as a result of their HIV status.
Positive Justice Project
The goals of the Positive Justice Project are to repeal HIV criminalization statutes, modernize the criminal law's treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, and end government-sponsored discrimination against people with HIV in the criminal justice system.
The Center for HIV Law and Policy's Teen SENSE initiative advances the principle that respect and understanding for all aspects of gender expression and sexual orientation is central to HIV prevention, sexual health and elimination of homophobia and violence against LGBTQ youth.
More Than Disclosure, A Persuasive Speech
By Christina Rodriguez
A persuasive speech on HIV criminalization. Christina originally presented this speech on May 4, 2013.
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
(PACHA) approves resolution calling for federal action against HIV criminalization
by Catherine Hanssens
Executive Director, CHLP
The passage of this resolution constitutes a major marker on the road to reform and justice for many people and communities affected by HIV.
Before You Toss the Condoms, Three (Not So Little) Words: Treatment-Resistant Gonorrhea
By Catherine Hanssens, Executive Director, CHLP
Now that antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea has made its way to North America, and treatment advocacy organizations are positing the question of whether microbicides can replace condoms for preventing HIV transmission, we thought it time to offer a brief primer on gonorrhea, courtesy of the CDC.
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