The eradication of laws that criminalize the bodies of People Living with HIV is a public health priority. In the age of PrEP, PEP, and U=U (TasP), we have all the tools to prevent transmission and reduce stigma. Our laws have not caught up with the science nor public health best practices.
Through this plenary you will learn how currently available biomedical HIV prevention techniques are being utilized to support the modernization of HIV Criminalization statutes. These statutes have had a disproportionate impact on women and Black/Latinx men further pushing those communities away from routinized HIV testing, prevention, and treatment