February / March #89 : That '70s Show - by Dennis Daniel

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Rapid Test Time

The Love Cure

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Make It Last Forever

To Die For

A Gallo Gotcha

Neg & Pos

That '70s Show

Tribute: Tom Fahey

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Sign Of The Times

Thief of HAARTs

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AIDS Acts Axed

Good China

Copay Through The Nose

N-9?

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Blame Candida

I Get Misty

Female Troubles

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Reality Check

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America's Sweetheart



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

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Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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February / March 2003

That '70s Show

by Dennis Daniel

Long ago, in a TV decade far away, PBS aired the granddaddy of all reality shows -- An American Family, Alan and Susan Raymond's peek at the Louds of Santa Barbara. Now PBS has the Raymonds' Lance Loud: A Death in an American Family (Video Vérité, 800.343.5540) to eulogize the son, Lance, who died of liver failure from HIV/HCV [see Lance Loud: An American Son" POZ, April 2002]. In an early episode, Pat Loud is squired around '70s Manhattan by her adoring 19-year-old son -- reluctant gay icon, free spirit and TV's first open homosexual -- from the fabled Chelsea Hotel to a drag show and a Warhol exhibit. In the new documentary, Lance -- older, sadder, wiser, but candid as ever -- faces his final days with wry humor, addressing his former IV addiction with resigned culpability. Three hankies: Rufus Wainwright's cathartic "Over The Rainbow" at Lance's memorial service.




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