For people with HIV, a contentious relationship, a personal misunderstanding or even a minor infraction of the law can lead to a long jail sentence, public shaming and registration as a sex offender. HIV-specific criminal charges have been filed more than 1,000 times.

Having proof that you disclosed your HIV+ status to sex partners can help protect you from prosecution (but is no guarantee). Download this brochure to learn more about HIV criminalization and strategies to protect yourself: