In every issue of POZ, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
You can take the boy out of small-town Virginia...but when that boy is Shawn Decker, don’t even try to take away anything else
People with HIV and hemophilia will be ignored no more
In 1982, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) established that AIDS is a blood-borne disease.
A community gathers to fulfill a six-year-old’s wedding dreams
Jeanne White inherits the spotlight
Terry Stogdell passes the activist torch to daughter Desiree
For Dana Kuhn, activism is the way, the truth and the light
HIV positive people with hemophilia are seeking reparations; perhaps others should follow suit
Your thoughts on our November 1996 issue.
Drops for dirty works keep streets clean
Ohio says tattoo people with HIV
Gay inmates in Chile allege medics infected them with HIV
Despite a “more challenging” patient population, San Francisco General Hospital has topped U.S. News
New safe-sex toys for kids of all ages
Chaparral also slapped with bad rap by FDA
Health head’s forced-compliance blunder infuriates activists
Alleged rapist with HIV charged with attempted murder
Mothers in impoverished nations face “tragic” choice
Bill will mark park a national AIDS monument
Second-generation prevention does the trick
Timothy Ables, 41, died of AIDS August 27 in London.
The president of the Committe of Ten Thousand reports from the holocaust
Settlement offers big payout but small compensation
King of New York City’s streets, Chris Lynn wheels, deals and scene-steals
If the birds come and take you away from me; and they will
Sights and sounds-The best in AIDS-related books, music, multimedia and theater
A family’s courage in a country of cowards
Miramax moves in on the Broadway hit’s film rights only to be evicted by its producers
A look back at the ever zany, never lazy, world of playwright Scott McPherson
Punchinello is a kind of Everyman, a hero, a darling, slightly out of touch with reality. Sound familiar?
Blood feuds and the ash trade cross national borders
Our erstwhile dominatrix trips down the road less traveled
At home or in the hospital, find ways to make the days your own
A Zimbabwean PWA, herself a healer, finds holistic health care works
Water safety precautions for people with HIV
Finally, comprehensive guidelines for people with hemophilia and HIV
Lystine in supplements and diet can be a helpful tool
CoQ10 is a potent antioxidant that may help T-cells function better
The direction of health care seems inevitable-so be sure you know where you’re going
Credit-card insurance is available to some PWAs
Testosterone levels may offer clues to help resolve several vexing conditions
Don’t use clofazimine with MAC drugs or two antihistamines with protease inhibitors
Henry Nicols plans his transition from Scout leader to leader of the free world
Gay? Straight? Single? Interested? Negative? Aw, skip it. Your status will weed out the phonies, at least.