Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Wednesday November 15, 7:30PM

@ Red Emma's

Author Trevor Hope (assistant Professor of Sociology at University at Albany) will join Tyrone Hanley, Esq. (National Center for Lesbian Rights) and Vanessa Johnson (Positive Women's Network USA) in a panel discussion on the use of outdated and poorly written criminal laws to punish people living with HIV- in many cases, for harmless behaviors such as spitting or biting. Mark S. King will moderate.

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