Sero is a network of people with HIV and allies fighting for freedom from stigma and injustice.
Watch videos, like the Sero Stories Series, Rep. Barbara Lee on the Reveal HIV Discrimination Act Sero, and more on the videos page.
Sero Joins Oslo Declaration on HIV Criminalization. Read More >
Global Commission on HIV & Law Releases Important Report. Learn More >
HIV criminalization may discourage testing, study shows. Read More >
The Sero Project National Criminalization Survey View the Results >
HIV CRIMINALIZATION DISCOURAGES HIV TESTING, Creates Disabling and Uncertain Legal Environment for People with HIV in U.S.
HIV Criminalization What You Need To Know. Download Brochure>
20th Anniversary Benefit Performance of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me Get Tickets>
A nurse changed the needles but reused the syringe while giving flu shots to 67 employees at a N.J. pharmaceutical. Read more >
A sandwich shop manager allegedly asked the HIV-positive worker, 'What if you cut yourself?' and 'What if our customers find out?' Read more >
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation grant will help train staff at Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, DC. Read more >
Florent Morellet owned the restaurant Florent, a hub of AIDS activists and NYC celebs in the 1980s. It’s the subject of a Showtime comedy series. Read more >
Allison Nichol is a national expert on disability rights, HIV law and the Americans With Disabilities Act. Read more >
Support H.R. 1586, the Repeal HIV Discrimination Act
Tips for documenting disclosure and protecting against an HIV criminalization prosecution
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The Denver Principles Empowerment Index
The Sero Project’s Denver Principles Empowerment Index will be a quantifiable measure of not-for-profit AIDS service providers’ adherence to and fulfillment of self-empowerment ideals in their delivery of services, governance, development of program and policy, advocacy and provision of HIV treatment information.
The Empowerment Index is designed to achieve several important goals:
- Improve health outcomes for people with HIV.
- Incrementally evolve not-for-profit HIV social service delivery from a traditional benefactor/victim model to one that is more partnership-based, focused on empowering the clients served.
- Increase client participation in civic and political processes.
To learn more about the Denver Principles Empowerment Index download the full pdf here.
Even in states without an “HIV-Specific” statute,
people with HIV are at risk of prosecution under other criminal statutes.
Click on any state for basic information concerning statues and prosecutions.
Check back for more current updates, additional data coming soon.
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District of Columbia