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December 2000

The Viral Lowdown: Can You Believe What She Says?
It's rag time, and our gossip maven takes to her bed -- and therein, loves, lies the dirt

The Viral Lowdown: Say What
Conquering AIDS will be a priority in the Bush White House

The Viral Lowdown: Word Is Out For New HIVers
Gay Shocker: "What a shame"

The Viral Lowdown: Dishing Out the Denial
If you'd predicted a year ago that the HIV dissidents would provide 2000's lead story, we would have laughed you right back into your K-hole.

The Viral Lowdown: Pharma Flubs Phase IV
FDA to Activists: Be careful what you wish for

The Viral Lowdown: Lack of Leadership Leaves Latinos In Lethal Lurch
So it was the year of the Latino, right? If you're a bilingual pop star, you grabbed Grammys and platinum record sales.

The Viral Lowdown: Mystery: Partially Positive
Exposed Sero-Negatives may hold key to cure, but the CDC and activists pooh-pooh Dada data.

The Viral Lowdown: Prison Death Prompts Probe
Treatment for TB she never had killed HIVer

The Viral Lowdown: African AIDS Under a TAC
Treatment activists make HIVers mad

The Viral Lowdown: All Dolled Up: Rx Abuse High Among Gay HIVers
Is Patient Empowerment Too Intoxicating?


The Viral Lowdown: If Not Now, When? If Not Us, Who?
by Ron MacInnis
The TRUE denialists are the gay movement and its major players who have become indifferent to the epidemic raging outside their narrow vision.

The Viral Lowdown: News Flash: The Sky Isn't Falling!
by Andrew Sullivan
The success of HAART must rank as the year's deepest denial as the activist crazies whine on, shamelessly and mindlessly, about drug failure.

The Viral Lowdown: HIVers in Hock to Homophobia
by Paul Trewhela
South Africa President Thabo Mbeki's bizarre position on HIV not causing AIDS has two sources -- one legitimate, the other not.

Tales of the (Safer Sex) City
by Douglas Sadownick
With barebacking all the rage and HIV on the rise, the boys of West Hollywood babble on about whether or not to get gay bars to serve up the latex.

Clean, Sober...and Medicated?
by Richard Elovich
From painkillers to medical marijuana, HIV meds can pose a tough challenge for people in recovery.

The Secret Plot to Destroy African Americans
by LeRoy Whitfield
From virus carrying mosquitoes to government biological warfare, the community is clamoring with theories about why blacks are hit harder by AIDS-and what to do about it.


The Art Of Living
by Shana Naomi Krochmal

Summit, Some More
by Doug Allen

Channel Surfing
by Shana Naomi Krochmal

Shout Out

Lights! Camera! Handcuffs?
by Daniel Vaillancourt

Quick Picks

Life Is Sweet
by Tony Peregrin

Packing Meat, Just Barely
by Donald Suggs

A Cell of One’s Own
by Jennifer Poteet

by Denny Lee

Doing AIDS Justice
by Laura Whitehorn
Laura Whitehorn dials up John Morgan Wilson, who takes a noir look at the HIV blues in his latest Benjamin Justice mystery.

Petal Pusher
by River Huston
After escaping the grim reaper, River Huston lets the rage fall and the forgiveness flow. Our lady of the flowers asks, Why kick the pricks when you can float in the roses?

Carry On, MP
by Doug Ireland
Elected officials rarely walk the walk when it comes to AIDS. Doug Ireland had to jump the pond and cross the equator to find two who do—personally and politically.

Milk Got You?
by Greg Lugliani
If you’re livid with lactose, Nursie’ll wean ya.  

Comfort Zone

Big Science Kicker
by Maria Szalavitz

Herb Of The Month
by Michael Onstott

Protease Progeny
by Bob Lederer and Frank Romanelli, PharmD

It Takes Guts
by Lark Lands

Between A Recovery And A Hard Place
For sober HIVers with problem meds like pot, here’s the dope.

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