Published in AIDS Weekly, March 29th, 1999
The complaint was filed with the state Division of Human Rights by the Legal Action Center of New York City on behalf of an 8-year-old girl.
According to her mother, the girl was rebuffed by the leaders of seven troops in the Queensbury area in 1998 because she has HIV. The volunteer leaders apparently feared that other parents would pull their girls from the troop if the girl joined, the mother said.
It is believed to be the first HIV discrimination case in the nation...
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