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Plastic Explosion
by Richard Laliberte
More people with HIV are going under the knife. Here's how.

Who's Afraid of Reinfection?
by Mark Schoofs
Skeptics say, "Throw the condoms away." But with drug-resistant virus, STDs and other risks, positive couples are thinking twice.

Don't Call Him 'Poster Boy'
by Degen Pener
Moisés didn't know how to dance. For a Puerto Rican, that is worse than death.

Saving Faces
by Lauren Hauptman
Keith Lewis puts a positive spin on the modeling business

Grandmother Theresa
by Matt Connor
Theresa Mirabile survives the Mob, drugs and AIDS in the family

Surgical Rotations
by Shelley Nohowel
Dr. Alan Morrison's headside manner

Fate Expectations
by Evan Forster
Despite the hype, Cynara Chapman-Dillon doesn't feel any better

Mirror Image
by Peter McQuaid
Tom Bianchi shoots from the hip

by Sean Strub
Young girls with HIV--put the blame at Donna Shalala's cold feet

Mailbox-May 1997

On Native Ground
by Celia Farber
An HIV heretic hails Charles Orleb, hero

Move Over, Elmo
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
AIDS awareness goes pop

Devil's in the Data
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
Embarassment of riches at drug confab

Cheesehead Shalala
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
Is Donna putting politics before lives?

Don't Cry for Me, Marijuana
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
Peron's joint reopens as he faces life behind bars

The Pot Thickens
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
Officials stonewall on study of THC benefits

Fellatio Felon
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
HIV hooker under house arrest for talking sex

Diver Dissed
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
Olympian is a lightning rod for loathing

French Roast
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
 "Docs with HIV, down with your scalpels!"

AZT Linked to Cancer in Mice
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
But experts pooh-pooh panicked moms

The Philadelphia Story
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
Was a serial syringe stabber on the loose?

Fashion Victims
by Walter Armstrong and Ronnilyn Pustil
APLA sues author of dishy tome

Say What

Legacy-Tom Stoddard
by Rich Meislin
How the boy next door made the world a safer place for gays and lesbians

Skin Deep
by Catherine Hanssens
Some AIDS disabilities are only in the eye of the beholder

by David Groff

She's Going to Live!
by Erik Meers
ER shows that AIDS on TV doesn't always equal death

by Erik Meers

A Delicate Bully Pulpit
by Dominic Hamilton-Little
As Miss America, Leanza Cornett went where no activist had gone before

La Dolce Morte
by Niq Shelbi
If life is a box of chocolates, then eat the whole damn thing

Damned but Beautiful
by Spencer Cox
This boy's not giving up the butt without a fight

Dressed for Arrest
by Jane Rosett
The day the suits seized the street

POZ Picks-May 1997
by James Ireland Baker

Hymn to a Gym
by Michael Denneny
A defense of beauty and brotherhood, muscles and manly love

Bodies of Work
by Stephen Greco
To HIV positive lensperson David Morgan, a good guffaw is the best medicine

Healing Beauty
by Dick Scanlan
Life's indeed a pageant, but you're the only judge

Longtime Companion
by Greg Lugliani
Our pets follow us faithfully--even into sickness

For Doom, the Bell Tolls
by River Huston
Uh-oh. Love means eventually having me to say you're HIV

Whatta Cut Up
by Stephen Gendin
Is losing your looks really that bad? One man says yes

Health Club Horrors
by Victoria A. Brownworth
The weights harbor herpes, the Stairmaster sprouts staph, and the sauna--don't ask!

by Michael Onstott
Purging your toxins can boost your health

Protein Power
by Lark Lands, PhD
One piece of any wasting-preventiong program is getting enough of this vital nutrient

The Missing Zinc
by Enid Vazquez
Shoring up an essential mineral can strengthen immune function and more

Bad Blood
by Phil Geoffrey Bond
A new study warns against the dangers of blood transfusions

Lovely Labs
by Ross Slotten, MD, MPH
Sean Strub's standard blood work suggests good health

The Biology of Beauty
by Rodger McFarlane
Working out, watering down and eating well--all help you look good

It's My Party
by Manjula Martin
Gay glamourboy Thom Collins goes straight and narrow

by Mark O'Donnell

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