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Author Topic: do i need to tell people  (Read 12355 times)

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Offline Nestor

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Re: do i need to tell people
« Reply #50 on: August 27, 2010, 07:15:33 PM »

i thought this post was about me. i dont understand this legal stuff.
but i know that i will be telling anybody that i meet before we hook up. i dont wanna go to jail because i fucked some chick.
thankyou for all the advise.


That's probably the best decision.  It's really tough, I know.  It sure does take some of the carefree spontaneity out of casual sex, but it doesn't mean the end of sex. 
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Jan. '06    725    25      9,097
Nov. '06    671    34     52,202
Apr. '07    553    30      24,270
Sept. '07  685    27       4,849
Jan. '08    825    29       4,749
Mar. '08    751    30     16,026
Aug. '08    653    30       3,108
Oct. '08     819    28     10,046
Jan '09      547    31     13,000
May '09     645   25        6,478
Aug. '09    688   30      19,571
Nov. '09     641    27       9,598
Feb. '10     638    27       4,480
May '10      687      9    799,000 (CMV)
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Nov '10      682     24     15,000
June '11     563    23     210,000 (blasto)
July  '11      530    22      39,000
Aug '11      677     22      21,000
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Re: do i need to tell people
« Reply #51 on: August 27, 2010, 08:47:35 PM »
And the underlying disorder is the same, isn't it?  A kind of hysteria about sex in general? 

Kind of wanting to force celebacy as long as they don't have to act like a priest themselves?

That's probably the best decision.  It's really tough, I know.  It sure does take some of the carefree spontaneity out of casual sex, but it doesn't mean the end of sex. 

Nestor is right. We do have some pozi friends who do  seem to have a ravenous sex life. ( discordant too).
Wrap it, tap it and enjoy!

Offline debsd222

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Re: do i need to tell people
« Reply #52 on: August 27, 2010, 09:14:08 PM »
Pretty sure the non-disclosure is the criminal aspect.  Using a condom or not doesn't seem to matter.  I know when I was given the list of my new reduced civil liberties I had to sign that I was never allowed to have sex without condoms again and that I must disclose my new status to any future sexual partners.  This was before a western blot confirmation fyi.

Hellraiser...when and where did you have to sign that? I was never given anything like that- live in California.
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Re: do i need to tell people
« Reply #53 on: August 27, 2010, 10:02:46 PM »
when and where did you have to sign that? I was never given anything like that- live in California.
all states have name-based reporting requirements. This means the state health dpt is informed of your name as a person having infectious HIV. this data is used to help determine state budgets and federal dollars to be allocated for health care.

In quite a few states, the health dpt will contact you for either a meeting at your home or in their office at which time they give you information about the disease (you have tested positive for a terminal, infectious disease, you will need medical tracking and treatment, you will need to practice safer sex to reduce the spread of this disease, etc), and usually will also inform you of any state law that you would need to know about (ie disclosure of status to sex partners). Of course, there is usually a document that needs your signature to validate that a state health dpt representative spoke to you about the health issues and legal issues that could impact you now that you are HIV positive. This document shows that you have been notified and documents the job of a state worker.

It's all part of America's HIV epidemic preventation, along with determination of budget allocations.

CDCíS HIV/AIDS surveillance system is the nationís source for timely information used to track the epidemic. CDC funds and assists state and local health departments to collect the information. Health departments report their data to CDC so that information from around the country can be analyzed to determine who is being affected and why.

more information from the cdc is here http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/surveillance/reporting.
a previous discussion about this issue is here http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=32109.0 ("Required interview with state health department")
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