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Table of Contents

Some Like It Hot

Body Snatchers

Sleeping With the Enemy

Out on a Lymphoma

ADAP or Perish

When Chemo Calls

Cliff Hanger

No Ordinary Patsy

Over Bite

Outlandish Behavior

Film Freak

Where to Find It

Milking It

Out of Africa

Nuke Wars

Cheap Sex

What a Croc

A Sari State

Karate Kid

Play Safe

Shot in the Arm

The Page Is the Rage

S.O.S

To the Editor

Touching Tale

Say What

Cosmo Confessions

Full of Spunk

POZ Picks

The Art of War

Obits

Bull Market

Final Analysis

The Secret Origin of Positoid

Wheels of Love

Party Favors

Cervix Service

Don’t Be So Sensitive

Hair Goes!

Hear Her Roar

Smear Campaign

If You Buy One Book...

Camp Heartland

Ladies First

New Drug watch



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 1998

Ladies First

by Staff

Organizations supporting women with HIV

There are a growing number of organizations for women with HIV offering cutting-edge information through hotlines, newsletters and websites. These resources are there for those women who won’t settle for the usual unisex approach.

National

AIDS in Prison Project of the National Prison Project, ACLU
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20009/ 202.234.4830
Advocacy, publications and referrals for prisoners with HIV.

Asian-Pacific Islander Wellness Center
730 Polk St., 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109/ 415.292.3400
www.apiwellness.org
Multilingual AIDS hotline (including women-specific information), policy advocacy, education, technical assistance.

Center for Women Policy Studies
1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 312
Washington, DC 20036/ 202.872.1770
Advocacy for women with HIV, policy reports, conferences.

DemiMondaine
225 W. Washington St., Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606/ 312.419.7074
www.iapac.org/demilaunch.html
Magazine for immunocompromised women, published by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care.

Latina Roundtable on Health and Reproductive Rights
116 E. 16th St., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003/ 212.533.9055
Advocacy for HIV positive Latinas, information, referrals, workshops.

Lesbian AIDS Project (LAP)
Gay Men’s Health Crisis, 119 W. 24th St.
New York, NY 10011/ 212.367.1363
Programs for HIV positive lesbian and bisexual women: Newsletter, educational materials, safe sex workshops, support groups.

National Black Women’s Health Project
1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20036/ 202.835.0117
Advocacy for HIV positive black women, education, self-help groups.

National Women’s Health Network
514 10th St., NW, 4th Floor,
Washington, DC 20004/ 202.628.7814
Clearinghouse for women’s health info, including AIDS.

Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center
PO Box 572, Lake Andes, SD 57356/ 605.487.7072
www.nativeshop.org
Health education and advocacy for HIV positive Native American women.

Project WISE (Women’s Information Service and Exchange)
Project Inform, 205 13th St., Suite 2001
San Francisco, CA 94103/ 800.822.7422
Treatment advocacy for women with HIV, medical fact sheets, newsletter.

Women Alive
1566 S. Burnside Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019/  213.965.1564
www.thebody.com\wa\wapage.html
Coalition run by and for women with HIV: National hotline, quarterly newsletter, treatment advocacy, peer support groups.

Women’s Institute
AIDS Medicine and Miracles,
PO Box 2650, Boulder, CO 80308/ 800.875.8770
www.csd.net/~amm
One-day retreat for women with HIV held in various cities.

WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases)
PO Box 11535, Oakland, CA 94611/ 510.658.6930
www.womanhiv.org
Advocacy and newsletter (English/Spanish versions) for women with HIV.

Regional

Colorado
Empowerment Program for Women
1245 E. Colfax Road, Room 404
Denver, CO 80215/  303.863.7817

Florida
AIDS Resource Alliance (ARA)
701 E. South St.
Orlando, FL 32801/ 407.894.2233
www.flaids.com/ara/index.htm

Florida Women’s AIDS Resource Movement (WARM)
c/o Tampa
AIDS Project,
11215 N. Nebraska Ave., Suite B3
Tampa, FL 33612/ 813.979.1919

Georgia
Project Azuka
PO Box 9173
Savannah, GA 31412/ 912.233.6733

SisterLove Women’s AIDS Project
713 Cascade Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30310/ 404.753.7733

Illinois

Chicago Women’s AIDS Project
5249 N. Kenmore
Chicago, IL 60640/ 773.271.2070

Iowa
HEROES (Helping Each Other Reach Out and Educate Society)
PO Box 41283
Des Moines, IA 50311/ 515.280.6422

New Jersey
New Jersey Women and AIDS Network
5 Elm Row, Suite 112
New Brunswick, NJ 08901/ 800.747.1108 or 732.846.4462

New York
Women’s Treatment Project, PWA Health Group
150 W. 26th St., Suite 201
New York, NY 10001/ 212.255.0520
www.aidsnyc.org/pwahg

Just Kids
PO Box 42
New York, NY 10014/ 800.341.1810

Life Force, Women Fighting AIDS
165 Cadman Plaza East, Suite 310
Brooklyn, NY 11201/ 718.797.0937

Oregon
Women’s Intercommunity AIDS Resource (WIAR)
1608 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR 97214/ 503.238.4420

Pennsylvania

WISDOM (Women with Immune System Disorders
Organizing and Meeting)
5820 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144/ 215.732.6560

Texas
Women’s HIV Coalition
1475 W. Gray
Houston, TX 77019/ 713.935.8530

Washington State
BABES: A sisterhood of women facing HIV together
1001 Broadway, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98103/ 206.720.4377



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