When Sex is A Crime and Spit is a Dangerous Weapon: A Snapshot of HIV Criminalization in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

Published: April 1, 2013

This United States map identifies states that have HIV-specific criminal statutes, and subsequent prosecutions, and states that do not have such statutes but have arrested or prosecuted people for HIV exposure or non-disclosure. The map highlights the nearly 200 known HIV-specific arrests and prosecutions that have occurred since 2008. There is also a discussion section addressing the issues of HIV criminalization and its negative impact on human rights and public health.

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