SERO

Sero is a network of people with HIV and allies fighting for freedom from stigma and injustice.

HIV is Not a Crime

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  • 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.

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  • HIV Criminalization What You Need To Know. Download Brochure>

  • 20th Anniversary Benefit Performance of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me Get Tickets>

  • The music industry all-stars will perform Friday, August 22 as a lead up to Sunday's MTV Video Awards.  Read more >

  • Advocates say the scheme could undermine international trust of U.S. global health efforts for years to come. Read more >

  • Measures impose harsh penalties for people living with the virus. Read more >

  • Lab-made pot products boast catchy, harmless-sounding names, but physicians are warning parents and teens that the drugs are causing a growing number of hospitalizations and deaths. Read more >

  • Decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response. Read more >

  • Two men living with HIV, and a male friend who is HIV negative, were not allowed to board a plane. Read more >

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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.

Sero Project 2014

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HIV Criminalization

Even in states without an “HIV-Specific” statute,
people with HIV are at risk of prosecution under other criminal statutes.

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