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POZ August 2000

POZ August 2000

In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

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The Miseducation of Nushawn Williams

In 1997, his face was plastered across Chautauqua County, NY. Now, the “AIDS monster” grapples with love, sex, crime and even responsibility

Inside the Issue

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Smear Tactics

Studies show that if you’re HIV positive, you’re more vulnerable to cervical and anal cancer.

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America’s Most Unwanted

POZ coducts the first-ever national survey of new HIV-transmission crimes.

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Stranger Than Fiction

The roots of imaginative literature about AIDS lie in the rage and despair of the crisis years.

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The Bottom Line

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.

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Treat Your Cervix Well

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...

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Anal Alphabet

Your anal Pap smear report will contain one of the following classifications:

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Editor’s Letter

Should people with HIV protect their sex partners from the virus?

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Mailbox

I’ve been a POZ reader for three-plus years, and I’ve truly enjoyed your magazine.

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He The People

Kiyoshi Kuromiya1943-2000

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All My Children

John and Mary just wanted to help.

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NEG/POS

Hawaii’s legislature was the first state to pass a med-pot bill in April.

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Skin To Skin

Two gay guys have sex without a condom and it’s called a subculture.

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Say What?

“It’s not fair!”

Monkey Business

Primarily Primates, a San Antonio–based nonprofit, created a retirement community for exotic animals in 1978.

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Calling All Dykes

We know there are HIVer lesbian and bisexual women out there.

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Live Boys!

Webcams have become de rigueur, and with them, gay men showing off their naked bodies—some even for free.

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Cyber HIVerite

We’ve had it with watching bratty college kids play out their issues on TV and the Internet, right?

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One-Man Wonders

Single-performer shows have indeed become the vehicle for the “stories between the songs” of commercial behemoths like Cats and Miss Saigo...

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Sound Byte

Ever imagine the Heart sisters singing Joni Mitchell over a lush chamber-orchestra arrangement? Or Cyndi Lauper channeling Marvin Gaye?

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Catching Up With...

(POZ, May 1999)

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The Breakfast Club

Port Authority is full of queers on this late-April Friday night.

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21st-Century Fox

The new head of AIDS Action, the staid (some say stale) lobby group for AIDS service organizations, promises congressional clout and fresh ide...

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Across the Digital Divide

After these web gabbers gave the OK, Gene Chance of HIVstraight.com sent POZ this excerpt of a recent chat on his site.

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Arch Enemies

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...

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The Hole Truth

Stephen Gendin goes in for a Pap smear and comes out with a date for surgery.

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Cheap Shots

Five drug-makers prescribe treatment availability for Africa. Dave Gilden says, “Put your R&D where your mouth is.”

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Gimme a Break!

Strategic Treatment Interruptions—a.k.a. drug holidays—are the new dream destination. But are they for everyone?  Keith Henry...

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Comfort Zone - August 2000

I get these metal pill cases from Kitchen Market, a burrito place on Eighth Avenue.

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Lawnmower Man

Is the grass greener after Sean Strub’s second drug holiday? Whether it revved up his immune system is too soon to tell.

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Sign of the Times

Just as the ancient Greeks had their tricky Trojan Horse, HIV apparently has its own stealth weapon inside enemy territory.

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Plantar’s Punch

Sure, that podiatrist is pretty—but pricey! Let Nursie take a peek at that wicked wart on your footsie first.  

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Herb of the Month - August 2000

Yohimbe

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Crack the Combination

My CD4 count is at 400 and falling, so I’ve decided to start antiretroviral treatment. Which drug regimen is best?

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Damsels in De-Stress

Better unearth that therapist’s phone number at the bottom of your things-to-do pile.

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Fire Escape

HIV stigma causes the Ray brothers, three kids living with hemophilia and HIV in Arcadia, Florida, to have their home torched.

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