In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
Tony Valenzuela is AIDS activism’s most misunderstood man.
An HIV negative prevention activist goes through the latex looking glass to discover who’s doing it raw, and why
Telling kids they have HIV is a parent’s nightmare.
For those with nasty neurologic infection PML, the news is hope.
Photographer Steve Hart finds love and despair in the South Bronx
Judge orders hustler to air HIV on TV
School nixes safe-sex shirt
“Kids Innocent Victims in AIDS Fight.”
How to find love in an epidemic
“Safer Barebacking” is in the grassroots, take-charge-of-your-own-life tradition pioneered by Michael Callen.
The November 1998 Sick and Tired column by Stephen Gendin was revolting (“Stop the World, I Want to Get Off”).
Movers, shakers and troublemakers
For the past year, POZ has tracked the shoddy treatment of prisoners with HIV in the Lone Star State.
E-mail junkies short-circuited last fall when the following live-wire hit the Net, supplying ammo to the anti-druggie brigades.
“Making love is a beautiful thing. Dying for it is stupid, stupid, stupid,” said actress and former porn queen Traci Lords in an interview...
Oakland draws a line in the sand
...for all the wrong reasons
Adherence is easier said than done.
Just in time for World AIDS Day, UNAIDS and the World Health Organization issued a grim report on the global epidemic in 1998.
CD8 cells take center stage as research aims for remission
The new “nice” Congress looks even nastier than Newt’s
Sometimes Cupid shoots an arrow straight to our hearts and other times he kicks us right in the ass.
After weeks of plotting, you’ve finally lured that special valentine into your love den. Mazel tov!
Canadian Supreme Court upholds criminalizing HIVers for consensual sex.
Rosalind Moore-Bey could save souls.
Rick Hanenburg, who died of AIDS August 13 in Atlanta, “was a unique man—well-bred, well-educated and well-pierced."
Our hemo stud is looking for Drew love on Cupid’s Day
A tale of two columnists
Many PWAs struggle with the nausea, vomiting and suppressed appetite sparked by certain AIDS drugs or HIV progression itself.
Come to terms with treatment strategies
A new nuke, a gen-two protease and more
Our best guess is that the word heard is likely to be control, not cure.
In studies to date, these problems with nuke cross-resistance have only been seen in 1 percent or 2 percent of participants.
If you use ritonavir (Norvir), taking vitamins may increase your ability to tolerate the drug.
A new study adds to the mounting evidence that when it comes to the biology of HIV, sex matters.
Stephen Gendin’s genotypic and phenotypic tests show resistance to most HIV meds.
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Michael Kearns left Hollywood, embraced fatherhood and never looked back.
New Yorker Barton Benes saved thousands of letters that his Aunt Evelyn wrote during their daily correspondence in the ’70s.
I dreamed you hadn’t died. I saw you freckled and pale (I guess it was the Irish in your blood).