Recent articles about discrimination towards those affected
by the disease.
Discrimination has spread rapidly, fuelling anxiety
and prejudice against the groups most affected, as well
as those living with HIV or AIDS. It goes without saying
that HIV and AIDS are as much about social phenomena
as they are about biological and medical concerns.
A federal judge this week dismissed an HIV discrimination
lawsuit brought last year by an AIDS activist against
the former owner of a Schofield restaurant.
: Discrimination : Press Releases
ACLU Sues West Virginia Police Chief Who Blocked Life-Saving
Measures for Gay Heart Attack Victim Assumed to Be HIV
Urges State to Clarify Regulation Used by Cosmetology
School to Justify Kicking Out HIV Positive Student
HIV Discrimination in the Workplace: A Case Study
Lambda Legal, the nations oldest and largest civil
rights firm for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,
and HIV-positive people, has recently developed cases
for an HIV-positive police officer, a medical technician,
an auto glass installer, and, most famously, a talented
gymnast whose discrimination claim yielded this years
record-setting settlement in Cusick v. Cirque du Soleil.
People with HIV and Aids still face widespread discrimination
from all strands of society, according to a report by
a leading Aids charity.