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In 1997, his face was plastered across Chautauqua County, NY. Now, the “AIDS monster” grapples with love, sex, crime and even responsibility
Studies show that if you’re HIV positive, you’re more vulnerable to cervical and anal cancer.
POZ coducts the first-ever national survey of new HIV-transmission crimes.
The roots of imaginative literature about AIDS lie in the rage and despair of the crisis years.
If you heard that in the past decade there was a 34-fold increase in any potentially deadly illness among PWAs, you’d be worried.
Brenda was 25 years old and six months pregnant when she learned she had HIV in December 1996. Two months later, she felt a bump on her outer...
Your anal Pap smear report will contain one of the following classifications:
Should people with HIV protect their sex partners from the virus?
I’ve been a POZ reader for three-plus years, and I’ve truly enjoyed your magazine.
John and Mary just wanted to help.
Hawaii’s legislature was the first state to pass a med-pot bill in April.
Two gay guys have sex without a condom and it’s called a subculture.
“It’s not fair!”
Primarily Primates, a San Antonio–based nonprofit, created a retirement community for exotic animals in 1978.
We know there are HIVer lesbian and bisexual women out there.
Webcams have become de rigueur, and with them, gay men showing off their naked bodies—some even for free.
We’ve had it with watching bratty college kids play out their issues on TV and the Internet, right?
Single-performer shows have indeed become the vehicle for the “stories between the songs” of commercial behemoths like Cats and Miss Saigo...
Ever imagine the Heart sisters singing Joni Mitchell over a lush chamber-orchestra arrangement? Or Cyndi Lauper channeling Marvin Gaye?
(POZ, May 1999)
Port Authority is full of queers on this late-April Friday night.
The new head of AIDS Action, the staid (some say stale) lobby group for AIDS service organizations, promises congressional clout and fresh ide...
After these web gabbers gave the OK, Gene Chance of HIVstraight.com sent POZ this excerpt of a recent chat on his site.
The other ACT UP has declared war on the entire AIDS community. Martin Delaney, a veteran of their violence, is mad as hell and he’s not going...
Stephen Gendin goes in for a Pap smear and comes out with a date for surgery.
Five drug-makers prescribe treatment availability for Africa. Dave Gilden says, “Put your R&D where your mouth is.”
Strategic Treatment Interruptions—a.k.a. drug holidays—are the new dream destination. But are they for everyone? Keith Henry...
I get these metal pill cases from Kitchen Market, a burrito place on Eighth Avenue.
Is the grass greener after Sean Strub’s second drug holiday? Whether it revved up his immune system is too soon to tell.
Just as the ancient Greeks had their tricky Trojan Horse, HIV apparently has its own stealth weapon inside enemy territory.
Sure, that podiatrist is pretty—but pricey! Let Nursie take a peek at that wicked wart on your footsie first.
My CD4 count is at 400 and falling, so I’ve decided to start antiretroviral treatment. Which drug regimen is best?
Better unearth that therapist’s phone number at the bottom of your things-to-do pile.
HIV stigma causes the Ray brothers, three kids living with hemophilia and HIV in Arcadia, Florida, to have their home torched.