November 29, 2011
POZ Publishes 2nd Annual POZ 100
America's leading magazine for people living with and affected by
HIV/AIDS publishes the list in its December issue
leading magazine for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS—is pleased to
announce the December issue of POZ is now available featuring the second annual
POZ 100. This year’s theme is “100 People, Things and Ideas We Love.” It is also available at POZ.com
in both HTML and digital formats.
a remarkable year for HIV/AIDS. This past year, it was shown that treatment
works as prevention, there was fresh hope in the fields of cure and vaccine
research and people all over the globe began talking about the end of AIDS. The
2011 POZ 100 celebrates the people, things and ideas that reinvent—and improve—how
we tackle HIV.
scientific breakthroughs have shown it is possible to begin to end AIDS with
the tools already in our possession. The POZ 100 highlights the individuals and
approaches that can hasten in a generation free of HIV,” said POZ editor-in-chief Regan
The December issue also offers stories
on promoting safer sex through Occupy Wall Street, getting more condoms into
U.S. prisons, reinterpreting the HIV/AIDS red ribbon, cracking down on fake
AIDS cures and the launch of a new bipartisan Congressional HIV/AIDS caucus.
POZ.com addresses the wide spectrum
of needs of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. The site offers daily
news, treatment updates, personal profiles, investigative features, videos,
blogs and an extensive online social network that includes POZ Personals
(130,000 members and counting), community forums (that are moderated and active
24/7) and a private, peer-to-peer mentoring program.
POZ magazine and POZ.com
are part of the Smart + Strong family. Smart + Strong also operates several other health-oriented
publications and websites including: Real
Health (a print and online guide to African-American wellness), Tu Salud (a print and online guide to
Latino wellness), Sane (a print and
online brand devoted to mental health), Hep
(a print and online brand devoted to hepatitis) and AIDSmeds (a website devoted
to HIV treatment). For more information about Smart + Strong, please visit
Search: POZ 100, hiv, aids, red ribbon, condoms
Scroll down to comment on this story.