In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
The bad girl of writing Roiphe clan, Emily Carter took a dark journey, but now at 37, she’s one of the generation’s brightest talents.
One early Sunday morning a reporter called to ask me questions about women with AIDS.
Everyone who worked around the harbor knew he was in love with Ryan before he knew it himself
"Sacred knowledge in the hands of fools destroys.” -- Upanishads
Loneliness can be a full state or an empty one
Alison had not slept right for days.
Two excerpts from his upcoming novel
From couch potato to TV mogul
Prostitutes find a real gem in Ruby
Sandra keeps a severe house
Brian Heater’s a little bit country?
An experience I had a few months ago haunts me. I was in Thailand, where HIV transmission rates soar and the epidemic rages.
Through the Wire
Judging by the recent rash of apothecary-style restaurants and bars in London and New York City, protease envy is alive and kicking.
Man injects son with HIV
KS risk rises with herpesvirus 8 infection
Docs-to-be more willing to treat HIVers
Miss America Kate Shindle dares to
Initials spell longevity
French government pumps money into safer-sex porn
PWA locks horns with FDA
Taste-and-see latex approved for cunnilingus
Murder defense fails
Other Countries gave shelter to the epidemic’s black gay male writers
Billy Ray Blasingame, 55; Steve Smith, 38; Danny Ray Snook, Jr., 32
It’s August, and time for a vacation from the virus.
The Almighty: If the fever does not go away, fasten your seat belts, girlfriends, and wait for St. Jude to cross your legs.
“Obscene artist” Karen Finley wants you to remember
Advocates have access, but industry sets the agenda
An ode to daddy’s new little blue helper
So he takes it to the limit
An addict with HIV kicks at the dark
As the fiction in this issue of POZ attests, there’s power in the written word—to enlighten or inspire, provoke or console.
Prescription for Disaster: The Hidden Dangers in Your Medicine Cabinet
Remedies for constipation
Head’s up before mixing viagra, poppers and protease
Write your way through trauma and triumph
Abnormal blood fats may foretell heart trouble for PWAs on protease
Full of gas? Give digestive enzymes a try
Imani Harrington says, “Pass the grasshopper skins, hold the PCP prophylaxis”
Barton Benes’ five-year correspondence with his Aunt Evelyn is surely one of modern art’
“People with AIDS have been using steroids therapeutically…"