June #135 : Mailbox-June 2007

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Table of Contents
 

Jagged Little Pills

Happy Feet

Bunny Business




Playing the Percentages

Soul Survivors

B Careful

In the Running

Seeing Double

Write of Passage

Salad Daze

From Here to Paternity

Summer Share




Papa, Can You Hear Me?

Outside Chance

Send Us the Bill

Climb Every Mountain

Farewell Tour

Hot Dates-June 2007

Agent Provocateur

Mixed (Up) Media

Another AIDS Movie for Philadelphia

Say What?!-June 2007

Attention, K-Y Shoppers

The Next Best Thing to Being There

Getting Crafty

Baggage Claim




Editor's Letter-June 2007

Mailbox-June 2007

Catch of the Month—June 2007



 
Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV



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June 2007


Mailbox-June 2007

Sero Worship

Robert Brandon Sandor’s claim in your feature story “Status Seekers” (by Lucile Scott, February/March 2007) that “serosorting works 100% of the time” in preventing HIV transmission is just wrong. Serosorting—the practice of having sex only with partners who share your HIV status— is no means of prevention. Instead, it’s a means of eliminating the positive population from the general dating pool.

The suggestion that sex be limited to same-status couples is tantamount to asking African Americans to sit at the back of the bus. Prevention campaigns should focus instead on knowing one’s own status.
T.G.G.
New York City

The Beat Goes On

I was most impressed with Kenyon Farrow’s article “In the House” (February/March 2007). It highlights the healing power that house music has had on gay black positive men who frequented the now closed, predominately African-American establishments. POZ proves that the story of AIDS is everywhere—in clubs and research labs, in the United States, Africa and in all cultures.
Jonathan David Jackson
Baltimore

Gut Reaction

I am an HIV-positive female who participates in the positive belly-dancing workshop profiled in Erin Baer’s story “Saved by the Belly” (February/March 2007). [When interviewed] I focused more on the workshop’s healing energy, than on its sexual energy. Our sexuality is important, but I feel that my message was missed.
Sonja Ortman
Milwaukee
Trés Cheek

Thanks for David Thorpe’s article “Filling Station” (February/March 2007) about lipoatrophy treatment. I too had medical-grade silicone injections like Peter Staley, the story’s subject, and I love the results. After four treatments, my face looks like it did before my meds sucked the fat out. My last treatment was 18 months ago, and there has been no change!
John Tunnell
Sherman Oaks, CA


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