Today, the Supreme Court of Minnesota upheld the decision of an intermediate appellate court overturning the conviction of Daniel James Rick, who is HIV positive, for the alleged criminal transmission of a communicable disease.
"How do you prove to a judge that you are gay?" says Senior Staff Attorney Thomas W. Ude, Jr. "Denying protection against torture in Jamaica based on stereotyped assumptions about the process of coming out is unjust."
Q: I was walking down the street the other day, and a police officer stopped me, and started asking me all these questions and was overly aggressive. I was very careful and cooperative, but suddenly felt unsafe. What should I do?