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>
Homeland Security raids 'Internet brothel' and sparks dialogue on sex work, sex panic, gay rights and human rights. Read more >
Lately, discrimination and prejudice in health care have been hot topics in the medical research field. Read more >
HIV rates are up among young gay men, but only one in five gay teen boys have been tested. Here's why. Read more >
Local health departments are apparently not keeping track of either epidemic. Read more >
Overall, 2015 was a good year for national sex-ed expansion. Read more >
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is asking sexual health testing centers for medical files of adult film actors. Read more >
New York State awarded grants to 11 groups, noting that people with HIV often face costly legal battles. 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