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Court Case Hoping to End Pentagon’s HIV Discharges Will Move Forward

The Trump administration had asked that the lawsuit be dismissed.

Published
24 September 2018
From
Poz
US Military Defends Policy That Could Kick Out Soldiers With HIV

The Trump administration defended a new military policy that will allegedly result in HIV-positive service members being fired in violation of their constitutional rights when it takes effect Oct. 1.

Published
11 September 2018
From
Bloomberg
Updates on HIV and the U.S. Military: An Unusually Active Month

Over the course of the month, AIDS United has been highlighting the alarming impact that a new discriminatory Trump administration policy would have on the more than 1,200 dedicated individuals living with HIV who serve in the U.S. military. As it turns out, this is just one of a plethora of DoD actions relevant to people living with HIV, and we wanted to update folks on some of those developments.

Published
28 August 2018
From
AIDS United
How Trump's 'Deploy or Get Out' Policy Could See People With HIV Kicked Out Of Military For No Reason

The policy removes any military personnel who are considered undeployable to serve outside of the U.S. for 12 consecutive months “for any reason.” However, people who are living with HIV are considered undeployable by the U.S. military.

Published
27 July 2018
From
Newsweek
U.S. Soldiers With HIV Say Trump's New Policy Will Force Them Out

A U.S. soldier asked a federal judge to bar the Trump administration from firing HIV-positive service members from the military under a new “Deploy or Get Out!” policy intended to improve readiness.

Published
20 July 2018
From
Bloomberg
Service members sue Pentagon over HIV policy

An Army National Guard sergeant seeking to become a judge advocate general (JAG) and an unnamed Air Force veteran are suing the Pentagon over its policy on HIV, saying it is out of step with medical progress.

Published
31 May 2018
From
The Hill
Chinese man with HIV wins back his job and US$9,000 in lost earnings after year-long fight

A Chinese man who claimed he was unfairly dismissed for having HIV has been reinstated by his former employer and paid 60,000 yuan (US$9,400) in compensation following mediation through a District Court, according to an online news report.

Published
23 May 2018
From
South China Morning Post
These Gay Men Were Fired From The Peace Corps After They Tested Positive For HIV

The Peace Corps dismissed at least two men after they tested positive for HIV — and denied HIV prevention medication to others.

Published
16 May 2018
From
BuzzFeed News
Ban on HIV positive trainee pilots could be lifted after review by European Aviation Safety Agency

Flying restrictions for pilots with a range of medical conditions could be lifted, after the European aviation regulator announced a review aimed at relaxing the rules.

Published
30 April 2018
From
The Independent
Philippines: Discrimination Against Workers with HIV

Workplace discrimination in the Philippines includes refusal to hire, unlawful firing, and forced resignation of people with HIV. Some employers may also disregard or actively facilitate workplace harassment of employees who are HIV positive. In most of the discrimination cases that Human Rights Watch documented, employees with HIV did not file formal complaints, most frequently due to fear of being further exposed as HIV positive, which could prevent future employment.

Published
09 February 2018
From
Human Rights Watch

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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