Dakota Basinger is a 21-year-old man who was recently diagnosed with HIV. Last week, in the middle of his team’s playoff basket ball game, he was removed from the game by a referee who told him he would no longer be able to play for the league because he was HIV positive.
On February 27th the Iowa State Senate unanimously voted to dramatically soften Iowa’s HIV transmission law.
Reed Vreeland was born with HIV, but that has not stopped the 27 year old from falling in love and advocating to end HIV stigma.
A Brooklyn woman is suing because her photo was used in a newspaper advertisement portraying her as being infected with HIV.
Findings from a recent survey suggest that fear of prosecution under the law may lead transgender and third sex-identified people living with HIV (PLHIV) to avoid testing and treatment at disproportionately high rates.