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Thou Shalt Fear AIDS

Lest We Forget

When to START Drugs?

You Said It

Burn that Belly

In Sync with ZInc

No Butts About It


HIV a Best Seller?

Considering Cannabis

The Importance of Remembering Ryan White

Insult to Injury

World Cup Wrap Up

Back-to-School Books

Angels Redux

Crying Uncle

Fear & Loathing in Illinois

Editor's Letter


Keeping Track

GMHC Treatment Issues- September 2010

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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September 2010

Back-to-School Books

Whether it’s politics, history or English literature, these books can help you make the grade.

Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS
(The University of Chicago Press, cloth $65, paperback $23)
Deborah Gould, a former member of ACT UP Chicago, explores the pivotal roles that emotions played in the triumphs and troubles of the iconic grassroots activists AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power.

Talk Softly: A Memoir
(Seven Stories Press, $22)
With wisdom, Cynthia O’Neal, founder and president of Friends in Deed, the New York City–based HIV/AIDS and cancer support group, offers an unflinching memoir on serving those in need, navigating the AIDS crisis and embracing 
life and death.

(Lethe Press, $13)
This autobiographical compilation from HIV advocate and poet Steven Reigns 
is an intimate and unwaveringly brave journey from childhood into adulthood. Along the way, Reigns deals honestly with abuse, self-acceptance, HIV/AIDS and relationships.

How to Share Your HIV Diagnosis With Family, Friends and Sexual Partners
(Positive Light for Positive Living Books, $20)
LaShawn Fowler’s collection of stories describes the details of HIV disclosure. In one romantic tale, a couple connect in POZ Personals. Now, that’s a happy ending!

Search: Friends in Deed, New York City, cancer, life, death, ACT UP, Chicago, Steven Reigns, POZ Personals

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