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Woman Says Letter Warned Magic Johnson Told He Had Aids Virus Two Months Before Doctor Knew
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ^ | November 1992 | Frank Deford

Posted on 04/29/2014 6:43:48 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Last year, Magic Johnson found out that he had the virus that causes AIDS in his body...

...hounded by a new wave of rumors that he must be bisexual, fearing the rejection of NBA players and aware that a $2 million lawsuit from a onetime lover that accuses him of giving her HIV was sure to burst public, Johnson last week rescinded his decision to return to the Los Angeles Lakers....

Of all the turmoil that drove Johnson back out of basketball, it is the grievous lawsuit in Michigan filed by a woman called only Jane Doe that threatens most to damage the reputation of the man who has probably become the athlete most famous -- and most beloved -- in all the world.

Newsweek has obtained a copy of the poignant letter that the woman claims she wrote to Johnson on Aug.29, 1991, which accuses Johnson of infecting her.

The letter is dated eight weeks before a life-insurance test revealed that he had contracted the virus and only two weeks before he went ahead and married his longtime sweetheart, Cookie.

(Excerpt) Read more at articles.sun-sentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: aids; aidsrighs; cdc; culturewar; hivaids; homosexualagenda; hypocrisy; ifitfeelsgooddohim; lecture; magicjohnson; moralist; nondisclosure; publichealth; race; sexpositiveagenda; stds; thedownlow
Magic Johnson is all over TV lecturing America on the evils of private speech.

Just a reminder.

1 posted on 04/29/2014 6:43:48 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

This sounds homophobic and racist, a true twoofer.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 6:46:36 AM PDT by umgud
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To: SoFloFreeper

hehe…good catch……lest we forget the “immaculate infection”…..


3 posted on 04/29/2014 6:47:51 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: umgud

How so?jJohnson is trying to project a saintly image of himself,this story gives us some insight into who he really is.


4 posted on 04/29/2014 6:51:01 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: SoFloFreeper
hounded by a new wave of rumors that he must be bisexual, fearing the rejection of NBA players

Hasn't this fellow been following the news?
He should jump right back into the game with both feet!
Far from rejection, they'll go nuts over him if he confirms bisexuality!

5 posted on 04/29/2014 6:57:17 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

V. Stiviano doesn’t care, she probably got it before she met Magic.


6 posted on 04/29/2014 6:58:04 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Magic Johnson” A guy with a porn name gets AIDs, go figure.


7 posted on 04/29/2014 7:04:35 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: SoFloFreeper; GeronL

Teh ghey advocates are AGAINST forced disclosure of AIDS status to sexual partners. They might face “discrimination” or “physical/emotional abuse”.

Of course, the informed “partner” was not given a “choice” in assessing the risks of HIV/AIDS infection from a known infected partner...

http://www.ippf.org/resource/Healthy-Happy-and-Hot-young-peoples-guide-rights

“A guide for young people living with HIV to help them understand their sexual rights”

“Sexual and reproductive rights are recognized around the world as human rights - Every person living with HIV is entitled to these rights and they are necessary for the development and well-being of all people and the societies in which they live.”

“Young people living with HIV may feel that sex is just not an option, but don’t worry — many young people living with HIV live healthy, fun, happy and sexually fulfi lling lives. You can too, if you want to! Things get easier (and sex can get even better) as you become more comfortable with your status.”

“This guide is here to support your sexual pleasure and health, and to help you develop strong intimate relationships. It explores how your human rights and sexual well-being are related and suggests strategies to help you
make decisions about dating, relationships, sex and parenthood. It explores the rights of young people living with HIV to:

• express and enjoy their sexuality (page 3)
• decide if, when, and how to disclose their
HIV status (page 5)
• experience sexual pleasure (page 7)
• take care of their sexual health (page 9)
• practise safer sex (page 11)
• choose if, when, how many, and with whom
to have children (page 13)
• access support and services that respect
their dignity, autonomy, privacy and
well-being (page 15)


Because it’s all about what “YOU” want, regardless of health impacts on your partner(s) or children.


8 posted on 04/29/2014 7:07:53 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: SoFloFreeper

So, how does Magic claims to have been infected?

If it was from sex with an infected woman, it would be the first medically-verified case of such transmission in the US.


9 posted on 04/29/2014 7:10:02 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Lose to Cruz - 2016!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

At the time this originally ‘erupted’, I remember the stories of his trysts. He was not gay but he had a penchant for butt sex, which is the way gays infect each other. Lots of blood exchanged in this position.


10 posted on 04/29/2014 7:21:52 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: SoFloFreeper

“man who has probably become the athlete most famous — and most beloved — in all the world”

Bravo Sierra, I can think of dozens of athletes who were better people and also were good at what they did.


11 posted on 04/29/2014 7:22:25 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Atlas Sneezed

“... it would be the first medically-verified case of such transmission in the US.” Why would you make such a stupid assertion that you have no way of knowing such? Not even the CDC has ALL records at their disposal to make such a comment and in fact they already know it is false. Way back in the early nineties when I was hawking a new med for treating HIV victims, a CDC consulting Doc told me there was a well documented study of military personnel who contracted HIV from German prostitutes and the vector was through pubic hair follicles. That has never been reported in the media shillery. So how can you make such an assertion so glibly?


12 posted on 04/29/2014 7:25:10 AM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: Atlas Sneezed

~If it was from sex with an infected woman, it would be the first medically-verified case of such transmission in the US.~

You must be kidding.


13 posted on 04/29/2014 7:30:54 AM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: wetphoenix

~If it was from sex with an infected woman, it would be the first medically-verified case of such transmission in the US.~

You must be kidding.


I’m not. It is essentially medically impossible for a healthy (without open sores on his genitals - compare Africa) man to seroconvert from (unprotected) vaginal sex.

And when I say “medically confirmed” I mean that the man and the woman are both tested to verify that it is in fat the same strain, as some health departments do, or used to do. “I got it from a doorknob” claims are not considered confirmations.

And if you want your head to explode, consider that it takes about 500-100 unprotectd acts of vaginal sex with an infected man for a woman to seroconvert. (Anal is a VERY different matter, and MUCH more dangerous). http://fumento.com/aids/pozaids.html

From the article:
“What about woman to man? The first such partner study was again conducted by Padian. It found that of 41 originally uninfected men, over a period of years only one became positive and that relationship involved “over 100 episodes of vaginal and penile bleeding.” Her 1997 final report found two of 82 male partners had become infected, for a transmission rate of 2.4 percent over 10 years. “

(I exaggerated on the “impossible” aspect, unless a couple of the study participants were receiving anal sex or sharing needles).

Incidentally, the author is highly respected, and a long-time Freeper.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 7:46:38 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Lose to Cruz - 2016!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Before the news came out that Magic Johnson had AIDS, there were rumors that Michael Jackson (the late King of Pop) was having an affair with one of the LA Lakers.

After Magic Johnson "came out" with the news of his infection, the Michael Jackson rumors seemed to have disappeared. I've always wondered why...

It's interesting that it has never been announced how Magic Johnson contracted AIDS. I know that there those who claim that a man can catch AIDS from a woman, there has been very little evidence to document this.

If Magic did get it from woman, who was she? Why does he protect "her?"

15 posted on 04/29/2014 7:47:46 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: MHGinTN

See the article in the post above.

Also, men who frequent prostitutes often have open sores from other STDs, and they are quite vulnerable to AIDS infection.

My efforts to google your study found nothing. Please let me know where I might find it.

Also, ask yourself why AIDS is essentially unknown among prostitutes who don’t share needles or receive unprotected anal sex.


16 posted on 04/29/2014 7:50:49 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Lose to Cruz - 2016!)
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To: MHGinTN

Here’s an interesting page that has a collection of medical studies on the subject:

http://www.peaceandlove.ca/AIDSsexmyth.html


17 posted on 04/29/2014 8:01:31 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Lose to Cruz - 2016!)
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To: Cowboy Bob

I know Magic denies being gay but I have a hard time believing it. He has admitted to being a sexual freak who was involved in orgies and group sex. It doesn’t take a stretch of the imagination to think that Magic reached out in the dark and grabbed on to a man instead of a woman. He went from a porker to a porky in an instant.


18 posted on 04/29/2014 8:35:42 AM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: SoFloFreeper

19 posted on 04/29/2014 8:46:32 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: peeps36

20 posted on 04/29/2014 8:47:25 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: a fool in paradise

tax dollars at work encouraging felonies


21 posted on 04/29/2014 10:35:32 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Atlas Sneezed

Maybe he got it from sharing steroids needles...


22 posted on 04/30/2014 8:21:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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