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POZ August 2004

POZ August 2004

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

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Don’t Mess With These Girls

Many transgendereds face the double whammy of HIV and a hostile health-care system. But watch out docs--they’re finally fighting back.

Inside the Issue

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Boiling Point

Scores of activists stage the biggest AIDS demo in a decade-but big-time ASOs are missing in action

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You Go, Uganda

In April, researchers rocked the prevention world with news about Uganda, formerly Africa’s hardest-hit country.

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Miami Vice

In April 2002, Miami’s Angie Lee, 34, dubbed the “Condom Lady,” was arrested outside a hip-hop club while passing out free condoms.

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Mighty Avengers

Can HIV positive superheroes fight alongside Spidey and X-Men?

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Firing Squad for Docs?

Libya’s leader plays Russian roulette with nation’s revamped rep by sentencing AIDS medics

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Earthwatch

Mexico’s Democratic Revolution Party wants to bar the armed forces from terminating HIVer personnel, saying the policy is discriminatory...

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Risky Business

A porn primer on unsafe sex

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Pos & Neg

On May 13, New Jersey’s attorney general nixed Atlantic City’s proposed mobile needle exchange.

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Blog Rollin’

HIVers’ online diaries feed viral voyeurism

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Briefs

Medical privacy lapsed into critical condition on April 16 when Wisconsin’s Jim Doyle became the first governor to sign legislation giving..

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Milestones

President Bush named Carol J. Thompson director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.

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The Normal Heartache

Reviving-and reliving-Larry Kramer’s landmark production

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Film Review: Monkey Business

Did the race for an oral polio vaccine lead to the AIDS pandemic?

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Carb Your Enthusiasm

Should HIVers join the fad-diet frenzy?

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Partner Briefs

A Florida man is suing the Atkins estate, claiming the diet boosted his cholesterol and clogged his arteries, requiring surgery.

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The Tao of Toe

Fat redistribution can torment toenails, too

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Read My Lipo

Here’s the skinny on body-morphing side effects whose four-letter prefix is short for “lipid,” or fat. Stretch your vocabulary.

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His ’n’ Her Hormones

Too Much Estrogen for Him?

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Budding Romance

I couldn’t live without my indoor garden. I find abandoned plants that need a little loving care—it’s my life-affirming therapy.

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The Multidrug-Resistance Challenge

Houston is home to the Astros and Rockets, but in April it hosted nearly 50 high-flying stars in HIV research and activism who gathered...

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Growing Pains

Shari Margolese’s son understands HIV. So why can’t they talk sex?

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Check, Please

After a decade on disability, Joe Westmoreland is stuck between a buck and and a hard place.

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Founder’s Letter

In May, for the second time, I was arrested at an AIDS demo in Washington, DC In one of the best organized actions I can remember, nearly...

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Mailbox

POZ’s 10th-anniversary cover speaks volumes about who we are and how we feel about our bodies and sexualities.

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With Honors

A college-bound HIVer scores a noble scholarship

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