In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
Graying HIVers are writing safe-sex work into the retirement plan
Eradication ’96 crashed. This year’s hope is called remission. If it works, you may be able to quit the cocktail and keep HIV in check.
1998 was the year of the AIDS backlash. ASOs and HIVers need each other now more than ever.
Reverend Tucker preaches to the choir
Whirlwind Marlene Diaz tests the limits
Taking stock of the adventures of Tom Swift
The public life of Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Rubber promos get real
State can’t make her give son meds
Yanks sued by PWA dude
This year’s backlash against PWAs is a direct result of the fact that we’re no longer dying on schedule.
Now that Sean Strub has had his drug vacation, I hope all is well (S.O.S., September 1998)
Larry Kramer’s HIV Treatment Data Project
Neggie nabs 25 grand from unsafe sex with ex
Boys in bathhouse talk HIV
Oakland finds a legal loophole and goes to pot
POZ celebrates the work and mourns the loss of our own on a Day With(out) Art.
The Funny Girl’s foundation granted $15,000 to San Francisco’s Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) for its HIV initiative.
Movers, shakers and troublemakers
No forgiveness for Bubba: Clinton dumped on HIVers once too often
OK, it’s safe to say that the gift we all want most this season is a cure. But what else would light up the lives of the Positive All-Stars?
Even long-term nonprogressors get the blues
A Norvir nip gives our intrepid reporter new motivation for staying negative.
High cost of combos is breaking the bank
PWAs face plenty of tough health threats, but some are preventable in simple ways that few doctors doctors will suggest to their patients.
CD-ROM storage system for drug data
Foods that mess with combos
Viva la bacteria
Science often seems to offer little hope to HIVers in poorer countries or those unable to tolerate current regimens.
Besieged by unforgiving pill-popping schedules, many PWAs are wishing for a kinder, gentler regimen:
The limited ability of most antiretrovirals to cross the blood-brain barrier has been a major obstacle to stopping loss of brain cells.
Take dental care. They’re the only set you get.
Discount drugs and HIV resources for PWAs
“In Your Wildest Steams”We’ve all got something to blow off. For a list of steamy
Marlene and Margaretha Diaz’s prescription for living well
New York City artist Barton Benes saved thousands of letters that his Aunt Evelyn wrote during their daily correspondence in the ’70s.
Here’s a treasure-trove of classic Gershwin tunes with a little ’90s blue-funk Prozac.
A tropical paradise wakes up late to AIDS
Michigan court flunks HIV discrimination test
A human-rights giant felled in Swissair crash
Kevin Maye, 36, standup comic and costar of The Gay Comedy Jam, died of AIDS July 25.
Immigrants with HIV are losing benefits—or locked out for good.