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>

  • Designer Tom Ford was honored at the Inspiration Gala Los Angeles, a benefit for amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research. But the cleavage couture of Rihanna and Miley Cyrus captured the spotlight. Read more >

  • Reports from the White House and the Kaiser Family Foundation look at the intersection of HIV and violence against women. Read more >

  • The Elton John AIDS Foundation is joining PEPFAR and HRC to fund HIV programs focused on the U.S. LGBT population and South African men who have sex with men. Read more >

  • HIV advocates signed a letter to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo criticizing a quarantine of health care workers who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. Read more >

  • Organizations and leaders sign the National Consensus Statement on the Criminalization of HIV in the United States, spearheaded by the Positive Justice Project. 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.

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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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