Wrestler Michael Johnson Facing Years In Prison For Knowingly Infecting Gays With HIV
Remember this guy Tiger Mandingo? He had recorded more than 30 videos of himself having unprotected sex with gay men while he had HIV…
A man who prosecutors say recklessly endangered other gay men by having sex with them and not revealing he was infected with the virus that causes AIDS is on trial in Missouri on Tuesday.
Court documents allege that Johnson told two of his sex partners that he was disease-free when asked, but in other cases the at-risk person apparently didn’t inquire.
Gay rights activists and some legal reform groups say Michael L. Johnson’s case highlights outdated laws.
They say such laws in Missouri and more than 30 other states criminalize a medical condition and deter those at risk of infection from seeking help.
Johnson, 23, faces felony HIV exposure charges. Prosecutors accuse him of ‘recklessly infecting’ two male sex partners with HIV and knowingly exposing four others over nearly 10 months after being diagnosed as HIV positive in January 2013.
He has pleaded not guilty and his trial began with jury selection Monday in suburban St. Louis.
The encounters occurred with six different men in Johnson’s dorm room and other campus housing at Lindenwood University, a private school in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles. Johnson, of Indianapolis, was a wrestler at Lindenwood.
This guy should have to spend his entire prison sentence in the hole. No pun intended, kinda…
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