A Sydney man will face court today for an allegedly reckless transmission of HIV to another man.
Earlier this year, Paul Kidd played a pivotal role in the campaign that led to the Victorian Government repealing a law which criminalised the transmission of HIV. As part of the Star Observer’s regular segment of notable coming out stories, the long time HIV activist tells Matthew Wade how his early days of disclosing his HIV status influenced his advocacy work.
During his headline-grabbing TV interview yesterday, Charlie Sheen said he was blackmailed by some people after he disclosed his HIV status. In fact, many people living with HIV have experienced similar negative reactions when they disclose: blackmail, threats of criminal prosecution, unwanted disclosure of HIV status, and physical violence. Paul Kidd writes.
The new LGBTI Taskforce will play a role in advising the State Government on current and emerging LGBTI issues.
THE repeal of Section 19A of the Victorian Crimes Act, specifically criminalising the transmission of HIV, has passed the upper house of the Victorian Parliament …
The Victorian Government will repeal section 19A of the Crimes Act, a HIV stigmatisation law.
Victorian Health Minister David Davis has announced the government will amend Section 19A of the state’s Crimes Act, which currently criminalises the transmission of HIV …