New era dawns where human rights set the Olympic stage

The decision to take an anti-gay campaign abroad – specifically to Russia and the Sochi Olympics – sounded pretty good last year when news broke that Russia’s Vladimir Putin signed bills banning any advocacy for LGBT equality in Russia. The idea became even more tantalizing when Putin signed bills banning the adoption of Russian children … Continue reading New era dawns where human rights set the Olympic stage

HIV and consensual sex an often complicated mix

It is morally and ethically wrong to have sexual intercourse with someone if you are aware you are HIV positive, especially if the person with whom you engage in sexual activity does not know your HIV status. More importantly, in Florida, it is illegal to withhold the option of informed consent. A person can’t consent … Continue reading HIV and consensual sex an often complicated mix