More Harassment In City Hall?

An aide to Mayor Charlie Hales says chief of staff Gail Shibley discriminated against him for being HIV-positive.

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A staffer in Mayor Charlie Hales’ office has filed a state civil rights complaint alleging that the mayor’s chief of staff, Gail Shibley, pressured him into revealing that he is HIV-positive a   More
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 AARON MESH

Hold the Phone

Dwindling calls lead the state to propose ending its HIV/AIDS hotline.

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The dial tone on Oregon’s long-running HIV/AIDS hotline may soon go dead. Since 1987, the hotline has connected thousands of callers with testing and HIV/AIDS services—key to the early detec   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Screw Stigma This Saturday

This Saturday, May 16 HIV-positive individuals from across Oregon will gather in the Park Blocks downtown at Shemanski Fountain to say “Screw Stigma.” The event has been titled Project 150+ and hopes to make it easier for some of the estimated 7000 people living with HIV in Oregon, to disclose their HIV-positive status in a safe, supportive environment. The project is part of Oregon's ...   More
Thursday, May 14, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

JUICY SUITS: Fired from Seattle's Best Coffee for HIV? (With Updates from Attorney and Corporate HQ)

A man is claiming he was fired as manager at a downtown Seattle's Best Coffee because he has HIV. WW has agreed to a request from the man's lawyer not to identify the plaintiff by name, in order to protect his medical privacy. According to the lawsuit filed Sept. 21 in Multnomah County Circuit Court, the man worked for the company from September 2000 to Feb. 24, 2008. He was a manager at ...   More
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 JAMES PITKIN


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