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The community is clamoring with theories about why blacks are hit harder by AIDS—and what to do about it.
With barebacking the rage and HIV on rise, the boys of West Hollywood babble on about whether or not to get gay bars to serve up the latex.
From painkillers to medical marijuana, HIV meds can pose a tough challenge for people in recovery.
It’s rag time, and our gossip maven takes to her bed -- and therein, loves, lies the dirt.
“Conquering AIDS will be a priority in the Bush White House.”
Gay Shocker: “What a shame”
If you’d predicted a year ago that the HIV dissidents would provide 2000’s lead story, we would have laughed you right back into your K-hole.
FDA to Activists: Be careful what you wish for.
So it was the year of the Latino, right? If you’re a bilingual pop star, you grabbed Grammys and platinum record sales.
Exposed Sero-Negatives may hold key to cure, but the CDC and activists pooh-pooh Dada data.
Treatment for TB she never had killed HIVer
South Africa President Thabo Mbeki’s bizarre position on HIV not causing AIDS has two sources -- one legitimate, the other not.
Treatment activists make HIVers mad
Is Patient Empowerment Too Intoxicating?
Despite our desire to put a 20-year tragedy behind us, we must show compassion -- now when it is needed, now when it hurts.
The success of HAART must rank as the year’s deepest denial as the activist crazies whine on, shamelessly and mindlessly, about drug failure
I’ve been getting POZ since day one. Your Side FX issue is one of the best.
Visual AIDS shifts focus from art to giving aid and comfort to the living
More than 150 world leaders descended on New York City in September for the United Nations’ Millennium Summit.
Never underestimate the power of a few e-mails—or the pre-programmed conservatism of many tele
“Go away! I cannot take this rubbish any longer.”
The four screenwriters sit in a circle, flanked by producer and director, debating which lines of dialogue sound most realistic.
In the end-of-year MIX: Positoid columnist Shawn Decker (with partner Gwenn Barringer) represents the U.S. in MTV’s Staying Alive 2.
San Francisco-based musical Hard Candy explores AIDS through the story of one Lucas
It’s raining heavily tonight, but that hasn’t dampened the spirits of the five men (and one facilitator) in Manhattan’s Meatpacking Dist...
The day is hot, and the pathetic, ancient air conditioner in the clinic waiting room is not up to the task.
Even bend-over-backward-with-tolerance San Fransciscans snap sometimes.
Laura Whitehorn dials up John Morgan Wilson, who takes a noir look at the HIV blues in his latest Benjamin Justice mystery.
After escaping the grim reaper, River Huston lets the rage fall and the forgiveness flow. Our lady of the flowers asks, Why kick the pricks wh...
Elected officials rarely walk the walk when it comes to AIDS. Doug Ireland had to jump the pond and cross the equator to find two who do—...
If you’re livid with lactose, Nursie’ll wean ya.
After dealing with HIV for 15 years, I am only too well acquainted with aches and pains.
Many an HIVer has struggled with cocaine addiction, and a new study offers pointed backing for one detox method used for decades.
The newest PRODUCT on the PI shelf arrived in September, when the FDA approved another much-needed treatment option for HIVers.
For a burglar trying to break into your house, the presence of many doors and windows boosts the chances for success.
For sober HIVers with problem meds like pot, here’s the dope.
Partners in paranoia