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Lambda Legal filed a complaint in United States District Court on behalf of Nikko Briteramos against the owner of a Los Angeles barbershop who refused to cut Briteramos’s hair because he is living with HIV.

Lambda Legal and the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) also launched CUT THE STIGMA, a joint public education campaign focused on Black communities developed to dispel misconceptions surrounding the transmission of HIV and reduce HIV stigma and its resulting discrimination

    • July 2018: Complaint filed on behalf of Nikko Briteramos.
    • July 2018: #CutTheStigma campaign launched with the Black Aids Institute.
    • June 2019: California district court issues judgment in favor of Nikko.