AIDS group’s 70-foot, 18-wheel ‘Condom Nation’ big rig and companion Sprinter van continue national condom giveaway tour with a stop in Brooklyn, New York with partner agency Gay Men of African Descent providing free HIV testing; ‘Condom Nation’ will have a booth at the Brooklyn Pride Festival.
NY - The saliva of an HIV-infected man who bit a police officer doesn’t constitute a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument under state law, New York’s top court ruled Thursday.
In dismissing the aggravated assault conviction of David Plunkett, the Court of Appeals is sending the case back to a lower court for resentencing.
State Senator Thomas K. Duane, who first burst onto the political scene two decades ago, when he disclosed during a successful bid for City Council that he was H.I.V. positive, and later made his mark as the first openly gay member of the Senate, has decided not to seek re-election.