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March 12, 2013 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Category: Lecture
Location: School of Medicine Mazurek Medical Education Commons #301 | Map
320 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Prospective Students, Staff

Like 24 other US states, it is a crime in Michigan for HIV-positive individuals to have sex without first disclosing their HIV-status. In this presentation, I will review findings from a study analyzing 95% of all convictions under the state’s felony HIV disclosure law between 1992 and 2010. I argue that my findings suggest that Michigan’s HIV disclosure law is not intended to promote public health; rather, they suggest a state interest in punishing and controlling the infected.

Speaker: Trevor Hoppe, MPH, PhD Candidate, Sociology & Women’s Studies, University of Michigan

Check out this video for more about this topic

Join us:

Tuesday March 12th Noon-1pm

Mazurek Medical Education Commons Room 301
320 E. Canfield St.
Detroit, MI 48201

 

 

 

For more information about this event, please contact E. Shaheen at 6166335705 or waynelgbt@gmail.com.