Strong legal protections for people living with HIV are essential prerequisites to effective risk-reduction and prevention strategies. By fighting discrimination based on HIV status, protecting people’s privacy, and improving access to information about HIV-related legal issues, we can turn the tide and strengthen the health of our communities.

GLAD’s AIDS Law Project is here to help you defend your rights. You can read more about your rights as an HIV-positive person in our publications at right or you can call our Legal InfoLine at 800-455-GLAD.

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If you are a case manager or medical or social service provider and you think your agency would benefit from an in-service training about GLAD’s AIDS Law Project and HIV-related legal issues, please call the AIDS Law Project at 617-426-1350 to schedule an outreach.

GLAD’s Work On This Issue

Although the face of the HIV/AIDS epidemic has changed dramatically since GLAD founded its AIDS Law Project in 1984, the need for strong legal protections is as critical as ever.

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Settled • 2012

AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region v. Gilsum

Update June, 2012: GLAD has reached a successful settlement on behalf of AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region (ASMR) that will enable ASMR to… More →

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