In the first week of the 113th Congress, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) and Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) re-introduced a tough bill that would strengthen federal anti-stalking laws to address the new technology predators are using to harass their victims.
As we stand on the edge of the fiscal cliff, waiting to see if the Republicans in Congress choose to walk back from the edge with Democrats or jump—pulling us all over into an economic abyss, I want to recall with you some of the highlights of 2012.
On an afternoon in August 1988, I learned that I had tested positive for HIV infection. The doctor told me not to worry just come back in 6 months and get tested again. As far as I knew then, I had just been given a death sentence so I just went about my life thinking I would be dead in a year or so.