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The Surprising Countries That Lead the World in HIV Prosecutions

By numbers, the world leader is convicting people for transmitting HIV, as of 2010, is the United States. The leading prosecutor as a percentage of people living with the virus is Sweden, “with 6.12 sentences per 1,000 people living with the virus, 60 times more than France and 24 times more than the United States.”

Published
04 December 2013
From
Slate Magazine (blog)
Twitter Revives HIV History, for a Day

On Monday, a sizable smattering of Twitter users reacted with shock over a reposted transcript of a 1982 Reagan administration press conference at which Press Secretary Larry Speakes made a series of lighthearted jokes about AIDS.

Published
04 December 2013
From
Slate Magazine (blog)
Kevin Childs: Love in a Cold Climate: Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves and the AIDS Crisis

Coming to Britain at the same time as David France's How to Survive a Plague, the arrival of Jonas Gardell's Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves may represent a moment in our culture when sufficient time has elapsed for reflection and reconciliation, and also, I think, a renewal of anger.

Published
04 December 2013
From
Huffington Post
For Gay Community, Finding Acceptance Is Even More Difficult on the Streets

San Francisco is reaching out to gays who are homeless, after a survey found nearly 30 percent of the city’s homeless population identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

Published
03 December 2013
From
New York Times
Swazi PM takes public HIV test, check-up

Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini arrived at the Mbabane government hospital without his undisclosed fiancée for blood test yesterday. This was after the premier was challenged by HIV/AIDS activist Hannie Dlamini to go for an HIV test and urged him to do so with his fiancée.

Published
03 December 2013
From
Swazi Observer
South Africa: Big insurers cover people with HIV

The availability of life expectancy data for people living with HIV in South Africa was likely to prompt more life assurers to offer policies for HIV positive people, insurers said yesterday.

Published
03 December 2013
From
IOL
Thailand: HIV sufferers bear a terrible stigma

Thai society still cannot accept the fact that those with the Aids virus are not a danger to them

Published
03 December 2013
From
Bangkok Post
Iran sees dramatic rise in HIV infections

Iran's health minister, Hassan Hashemi, has expressed serious concerns over a dramatic rise in the number of people with HIV in the country, complaining that the current taboo prevents patients from receiving treatment.

Published
03 December 2013
From
The Guardian
Sex, Lies and HIV: When What You Don’t Tell Your Partner Is a Crime

Nick Rhoades was sentenced to 25 years in prison for having sex without disclosing his HIV status — even though he used a condom, was taking medication to suppress the virus, and didn’t actually transmit HIV.

Published
03 December 2013
From
Pro Publica
International Labour Organization: Employment crucial for successful HIV/AIDS treatment

People living with HIV who are employed are almost 40 per cent more likely to stick to HIV treatment than those without a job, says a new ILO study released ahead of World AIDS Day.

Published
02 December 2013
From
International Labour Organization

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