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World AIDS Day Virtual Event
The Human Side of HIV
Use Science to Combat Stigma
HIV has come a long way in 40 years. Under treatment HIV is now a chronic disease and not a death sentence.
In the practice of law, we need to get the science right. Ohio law still prosecutes people for behavior that has little to no chance of transmitting the virus.
Join us as we discuss the science of HIV and stigma from a defense, prosecution and person living with HIV perspective.
Tuesday, December 14
Archived Educational Webinars
Ohio Community Planning Group (Ohio Department of Health)
An understanding of Ohio’s criminalization laws and the proposed changes to these laws. What are it’s impact on real life scenarios and the differences between legislative and legal strategies? Listen and learn.
Vulnerable and Unaware: Ohio Laws and Women Living with HIV
Panelists: Naimah O’Neal, Medical Social Worker; Kamaria Laffrey, SERO Project; Olga Irwin, Positive Women’s Network-USA and Barb Cardell, Positive Women’s Network-USA
Sex Work and HIV: The Effects of Criminalization
Sex workers have long faced the stigma of being seen, and treated, as vectors of disease, with horrendous repercussions on the health and safety of the community.
A framework for strengthening faith’s HIV response
Stigma didn’t just arrive yesterday, and it won’t just go away today or even tomorrow. It requires sustained engagement.
A discussion on race and how HIV criminalization affects communities of color. Racial inequity, particularly anti-black racism creates disparities in communities across America.
A presentation on Ohio’s modernization toolkit. What we are asking for and how we propose the legislature looks at HIV criminalization. We advocate for evidence based laws that do not stigmatize people living with HIV.
Fear, loss, stigma, and courageous first responders – these are all things held in common by the AIDS pandemic and in our current age of coronavirus.
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