Publications in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.[L]ack of disclosure has been described legally as fraud, criminal negligence, criminal nuisance, and many other charges in additional jurisdictions.
In January 2006 I went for VCT [voluntary counseling and testing]. (Mercy Z, Zambia, 2007) It's so easy to lose everything you’ve got because you disclose your information and then it goes like a domino ..then what you gonna do?
The tension between the need to maintain control over personal information and the moral and ethical obligation to warn others of the potential for HIV-related risk is at the core of the debate about the use of criminal law to encourage disclosure or punish non-disclosure of one’s HIV-positive status.
Many HIV-positive individuals find it desirable to share information about their HIV status with their partners. Whilst some people are able to tell their sexual partners immediately, others may hold back because of concerns about potential negative consequences. So you tell the person you’re gonna have sex with [that you have HIV]. ..then they tell everybody else ‘He’s got HIV.’ You say ‘Damn, I didn’t want everybody to know.
There are plenty of good reasons to utter the words “let’s just be friends” after a first date.
Perhaps there was no chemistry or a lack of shared interests, or maybe he was just a little bit of a dick.