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Many transgendereds face the double whammy of HIV and a hostile health-care system. But watch out docs--they’re finally fighting back.
Scores of activists stage the biggest AIDS demo in a decade-but big-time ASOs are missing in action
In April, researchers rocked the prevention world with news about Uganda, formerly Africa’s hardest-hit country.
In April 2002, Miami’s Angie Lee, 34, dubbed the “Condom Lady,” was arrested outside a hip-hop club while passing out free condoms.
Can HIV positive superheroes fight alongside Spidey and X-Men?
Libya’s leader plays Russian roulette with nation’s revamped rep by sentencing AIDS medics
Mexico’s Democratic Revolution Party wants to bar the armed forces from terminating HIVer personnel, saying the policy is discriminatory...
A porn primer on unsafe sex
On May 13, New Jersey’s attorney general nixed Atlantic City’s proposed mobile needle exchange.
HIVers’ online diaries feed viral voyeurism
Medical privacy lapsed into critical condition on April 16 when Wisconsin’s Jim Doyle became the first governor to sign legislation giving..
President Bush named Carol J. Thompson director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.
Reviving-and reliving-Larry Kramer’s landmark production
Did the race for an oral polio vaccine lead to the AIDS pandemic?
Should HIVers join the fad-diet frenzy?
A Florida man is suing the Atkins estate, claiming the diet boosted his cholesterol and clogged his arteries, requiring surgery.
Fat redistribution can torment toenails, too
Here’s the skinny on body-morphing side effects whose four-letter prefix is short for “lipid,” or fat. Stretch your vocabulary.
Too Much Estrogen for Him?
I couldn’t live without my indoor garden. I find abandoned plants that need a little loving care—it’s my life-affirming therapy.
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...
Shari Margolese’s son understands HIV. So why can’t they talk sex?
After a decade on disability, Joe Westmoreland is stuck between a buck and and a hard place.
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...
POZ’s 10th-anniversary cover speaks volumes about who we are and how we feel about our bodies and sexualities.
A college-bound HIVer scores a noble scholarship