Long Beach Lawmaker Announces Bill To End Discrimination Against HIV-Positive CaliforniansThe Equal Insurance HIV Act would ban insurance companies from denying coverage to people solely based on a positive HIV test.
Past Surgical Patients May Be At Risk Of HIV, Hepatitis, Official WarnsA sterilization breach at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver may have put patients at risk for infection of HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C, according to a release from the Colorado state health department.
California Lawmakers Want To Repeal HIV Criminalization LawsSeveral lawmakers are promoting a bill by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, that would make it a misdemeanor instead of a felony to intentionally expose someone to HIV.
'Life Is Going To Go On For Me,' Magic Says 25 Years After HIV AnnouncementTwenty-five years after announcing he was HIV-positive, Lakers legend Magic Johnson on Monday recounted how his life has changed since that time.
California Rushes To Allow HIV-Infected Organ TransplantCalifornia lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.
California May Allow Transplants Among Those With HIVDemocratic Sen. Benjamin Allen of Santa Monica says his SB1408 would do away with an antiquated law and save lives in the process.
Magic Weighs In On Charlie Sheen: 'If He Wants To Talk, I'm Here For Him'Earvin "Magic" Johnson is speaking out on Charlie Sheen's announcement that he has HIV.
31st Annual AIDS Walk Held In West HollywoodSince its inception in 1985, the walk has raised more than $79 million.
Agency Marks National HIV Testing Day By Offering Free Screenings In Downtown LAA local health care company is targeting gay men in minority communities for an HIV prevention program.
California Assembly Moves To Expand Sex Education In Schools The state Assembly is advancing legislation to expand California's sex education curriculum, requiring schools to teach more about sexually transmitted infections and discuss same-sex relationships when teaching HIV prevention.
Man Accused Of Raping 2nd Teenage Girl In LancasterA man suspected of posing as a police officer to kidnap and sexually assault a teenager was charged Tuesday with attacking another girl while knowing he was infected with HIV.
Nevada Considers Condom Requirement That Caused Porn Production To Flee L.A.Nevada currently has no rules specifically covering pornography production. And no permit is needed to film on private property, a home or in a hotel room, according to the state film office.
2 Male Porn Actors Test Positive For HIV After Filming In NevadaTwo adult film actors have contracted HIV, with one most likely infecting the other during unprotected sex at a film shoot in Nevada where testing was less stringent than industry standards, officials said.
Alert Issued After Actor Is Infected With HIV On Out-Of-State Porn ShootCalifornia public health officials have issued an alert after finding "very strong evidence" that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.
5 Former Sex Stars To Advocate For Condom Use In Porn After Contracting HIVFive former performers who contracted HIV while working in the adult-film industry over the past decade will host a news conference Friday to propose a statewide ballot measure that will require condom use for adult films shot in California.