Department of Justice sign on Building Wall
Today the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the State of Tennessee and the Tennessee Bureau of Administration (TBI) for their maintenance and administration of the aggravated prostitution offense and its associated sex offender registry (SOR) requirement.
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To kick off Black History Month, CHLP is celebrating Harold Phillips and his living legacy by honoring his contributions to the HIV justice movement.
The back of a white man wearing a March on Washington tee and standing at the AIDS Quilt on the Mall in Washington DC. Photo by Elvert Barnes via Flickr
Adam Rhodes interviewed CHLP Executive Director S. Mandisa Moore-O'Neal and Staff Attorney Kae Greenberg for this article in The Appeal about how the recent DOJ findings in Tennessee not only put other states with similar HIV criminal laws on notice but writ large provide a pathway to use the power of the ADA to fight ableism.
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For a deeper understanding of what HIV molecular surveillance entails, Robert Suttle spoke with CHLP Staff Attorney Kae Greenberg for

Graphic reading News: World AIDS Day Game-Changer from DOJ: HIV Criminal Laws Violate the ADA with CHLP logo
In response to a complaint filed by CHLP, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) found today that the enforcement of Tennessee’s aggravated prostitution statute against people living with HIV violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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On December 1, 2023 CHLP commemorated the 35th anniversary of World AIDS Day with the theme “Remember and Commit.”

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On November 17, 2023, CHLP’s Kae Greenberg and Amir Sadeghi testified before a trio of New York City Council committees at the first-ever hearing o

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On Tuesday, October 24, the ACLU, the ACLU Foundation of Tennessee, and the Transgender Law Center filed a historic complaint in the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on behalf of OutMemphis and four anonymous individual women. The lawsuit, OutMemphis v. Lee, is a challenge to Tennessee's aggravated prostitution statute as a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the U.S. Constitution.
Sitting on stools from left to right are Suttle, Sadeghi, Floyd, Crespo and standing holidng a mike is Gentili.
Brooklyn Town Hall event on the topic of HIV criminalization features a wide-ranging discussion that touched on everything from Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U), Public Health Law 2307 and sex education in New York City, consensual sex work, and much more.
Letter to CDC marks one-year anniversary of the passage of a resolution by the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS demanding collaboration with people living with HIV