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August 23, 2013

Woman With HIV Not Guilty of Assault for Oral Sex in Canada

A judge has found an HIV-positive woman in Ontario, Canada, not guilty of aggravated sexual assault for oral sex, according to a statement by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, which opposes HIV criminalization. However, “JM” was convicted of one count of aggravated sexual assault for not disclosing her status before having unprotected vaginal sex. At the time, her viral load was undetectable. She faces potential jail time.

To read the statement, click here.

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