HIV AIDS Stigma and education

What Exactly is AIDS Discrimination?

What Exactly Is AIDS Discrimination?

It means you are treated differently than other people simply because you are living with HIV.

  • A person denies you access to medical care at a hospital, medical or dental office, skilled nursing facility or drug treatment center.
  • A person denies you child custody or visitation or the right to adopt or become a foster parent.
  • An employer asks unlawful questions on a job application or harasses, fires or transfers you to a lesser job position.
  • A person of authority reveals your HIV status at school, at work or within a health care institution.
  • You are evicted from a rental property, or denied any type of housing because of your HIV status.