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HIV: Behind The Music
by Kevin Koffler
80s pop star Paul "Boom Boom" Lekakis takes Kevin Koffler back to his room for a tell-all about life in -- and out of -- the strobe-lit closet.

A Star Is Torn
by Douglas Sadownick
The fur flies as Tinseltown's favorite causes lock horns over animal research.

Free Your Mind
by Stacie Stukin
... and with yoga the rest will follow. More than a New Age trend, this time-tested technique can help HIVers cope with pain, relieve stress and boost overall health.

Everyday Grace
by Thomas Roma
The intimate lens of photographer William Gedney


Marriage Vows
by Christopher Maletsky

House of Trials
by Joseph Wilbeck

In The Works
by Shana Naomi Krochmal


Shout Out

Getting Testy
by Denny Lee

Love Me
by Kevin O'Leary

Shout Out

The Times, They Are a Changin’
by Andy Humm

Say What?

Catching Up With?
by Kevin O'Leary

Never A Dull Momentum
by Clifford Chase

All Aboard The Love Boat
by Cathy Elliott-Lopez


Special Ed
by Doug Ireland
Doug Ireland turns his eagle eye on Vermont, where a truly unusual Senate candidate weighs in to deserve HIVers’ support.

Of Dykes & Data
by Beth Hastie
If a lesbian gets infected and no one counts her, does she have HIV? Beth Hastie on the hush around girl-to-girl transmission

Dead on Approval
by Dave Gilden
An FDA panel surprised advocates by refusing to rubber-stamp adefovir, Gilead’s new anti-HIV drug. Dave Gilden sees this first-ever rebuff as proof that the system works.

Take the Cake
by Emily Carter
Valentine’s Day giving you the wedding-bell blues? Share a sparkling cider and sobfest with gal pal Emily Carter.

Dances With Woolf
by Joy Episalla
Michael Cunningham’s The Hours proved an AIDS novel can be great art. Joy Episalla spends an afternoon with her old pal in his post-Pulitzer prime.

Sweet Chariot
by James Learned
Nelson Figueroa is a fighter: No crippling myelopathy is going to cramp his style.

Heart Beat
by Lark Lands

Hitting Below The Belt
by James Learned
Often misdiagnosed and always unnerving, myelopathy may soon have knockout treatments 

She’s A Big Girl Now
by Lark Lands and James Oleske
Mom Marlene’s megadose of TLC helps Margaretha DeJesus stay healthy 

To Good To Be The Flu
by Greg Lugliani
This cold keeps the hottest bod Down Under

Herb Of The Month
by Michael Onstott

Prevention Suspension
by Doug Allen
On HAART, your CD4s have ballooned. Is it time to bail on your prophylactic drugs? The feds weigh in with updated guidelines. 

Comfort Zone

Easy as C&E
by Lark Lands

Shelf Life
by Doug Allen

2.07.84: Eureka!
by Laura Whitehorn

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