October 26, 2010
White House Invites HIV-Positive Man Evicted From Assisted Living Facility
Robert Franke—a retired university provost and minister who was evicted from an assisted living facility in Little Rock, Arkansas, after his HIV-positive status was revealed—has been invited to the White House, according to a Lambda Legal statement. Franke and his attorneys at Lambda Legal settled a lawsuit in September with Parkstone Living Center, managers of the facility. Franke will participate in a discussion on HIV and aging on October 27 organized by the White House Office of National AIDS Policy.
To read the Lambda Legal statement, click here.
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