Rutgers School of Law--Camden
Margo Kaplan is Assistant Professor of Law at Rutgers School of Law--Camden. Her expertise is in health and sexuality as well as criminal law. Prior to teaching, Margo was the Director of Planning and Research at the Center for HIV Law and Policy. Margo received a J.D. from New York University School of Law and an M.P.A. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Links to her publications are available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1516277##.
When he came out as HIV-positive, Americans were forced to recognize that even our heroes can get HIV. Yes, someone out there (perhaps more than one person) transmitted HIV to Johnson, and it’s possible Johnson had non-straight sex. But Gawker isn’t looking to disprove the very real fact that you can get HIV from sex with a woman.
In the United States, women living with HIV are often considered incapable or unworthy of having children, and if pregnant, unable to make appropriate medical decisions during pregnancy.