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POZ July 2000

POZ July 2000

In every issue, you'll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

Feature

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POZ In Asia

Voices from the front of the other exploding epidemic.Asia is home to half of the human race -- more

Inside the Issue

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Oh, Suzana!

In Indonesia, PWAs shroud themselves in lies, secrets and silence. But designer-activist Suzana Murni, 28, has ren...

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Medicine Masala

Though India's 4 million HIVers face everything from vicious discrimination to sky-high prices for retrovirals, some...

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Southern Exposure

Thailand worked a near miracle in the '90s with "100 percent Condom Use" among sex workers and other prevention ca...

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Postcards from the Edge

Doubly devastated -- by a '70s Red reign of terror and the continent's most staggering HIV infection rate -- Cambo...

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Mailbox

Jean splicingThe assertion that HIV does not cause AIDS is preposterous (“‘Don’t B

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Something Suspect In The Air

After weathering charges of anti-PWA bias in the early 1990s, American Airlines is once again facing

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IMF'd Up, Man!

Washington, DC—HIVers and their allies at the two-day megaprotest here charged the Internation

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NEG/POS

NEGPfizer agreed in April to donate fluconazole for cryptococcal meningitis to South Africa, but sai

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Everybody CAREs

The Ryan White CARE Act—the $1.4 billion, five-year federal program first passed in 1990, whic

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The Doll Factory

THis month marks the one-year anniversary of Candice Moench and Kathy Gerus-Darbison’s hitting

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Bubblegum Sex Wars

Just try to find a touchier subject than teen sexuality—the mere mention is enough to raise th

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Shout Out

“Gloria Steinhem once paired him with AIDS as the two worst things about New York.”&mdas

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Security Risk

Four months after a CIA study of the impact of the global AIDS epidemic was released, The Washington

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Fire And Brimstone

Some vulnerable Ugandan believers plagued as deeply by the toll of AIDS as by their country’s

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Bodies In Motion

Long after learning his HIV status at age 19, Plato’s Garage (St. Martin’s Press, $23.95

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Books

Fabulous HellBy Craig CurtisAlyson Publications ($12.95, 239 pp.)Coif, a Gen-X Los Angeleno, learns

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Smoke and Mirrors

Benjamin SmokeCowboy Booking InternationalOpens July 28 in New York City and Los Angeles, wide relea

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Foo For Thought

For those of you who haven’t tuned in to MTV lately, the Foo Fighters are not a posse of inter

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Global Hits

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Hoyas' Helping Hands

Thor Cheston, 21, calls them his “little covert operations.” He’s got all of these

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On Writing It

One of my proudest achievements is having received the Gregory Kolovakos Award for AIDS Writing for

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Egypt's Time Is Now

Cairo’s medieval core—with its narrow streets and winding alleys—has remained near

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Milestones

TributeBRYN EVENSEN1953–2000The buzz ON Fire Island one Friday in early April 1986 was that th

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Dellums For Dollars

Ex-Representative Ron Dellums, a longtime leftist, now stumps for global AIDS funding. Is it altruism? Doug Ireland lifts the veil on his paym...

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Bite The Bullet

Dodging a gun-toting nurse and a false prophet, LeRoy Whitfield breaks out of his treatment shell.

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It's Alright, Ma

When your kid's been an addict and come out alive, HIV can be the toughest letters you've ever heard. Lillian Thieman finds forgiveness is a t...

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The Lost Day

Stephen Gendin pulls a Proust and goes searching for lost time. He hopes he doesn't find dementia lurking in a budding grove.

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An International Incident

South African president Thabo Mbeki has tapped “AIDS dissidents” in charting policy on the raging epidemic—and the global es...

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POZ In Asia (Introduction)

What DO westerners need to know about Asia and the Pacific? It is an incredibly diverse continent, w

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POZ In Asia (City Profiles)

NAME WITHHELD, 40,professional, husband, father; developed tuberculosis (TB) and was tested for HIV,

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Getting Testy

Bend over, Viagra! The new testosterone gel may soon have even frat boys cruising the black market to take it like a man.

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Herb Of The Month

ASTRAGALUSPart: Root Forms: Sliced or whole root (for tea), liquid extract, capsules and tabletsUses

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Holy Hormones

The sanest way to testoserone up. 

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Cramping Your Style

Menstruation a pain in the pelvis? Curse not, our dispensary-loving Nursie is staggering your way.

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Comfort Zone

I used to laugh at the Metamucil ads with the old folks who wanted to stay “regular.” We

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All The Tea In China

Can Traditional Chinese Medicine pass the muster of American AIDS research?

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Smear No Evil

Marlene Diaz's abnormal Pap doesn't spell cervical cancer, but is cause for concern—and definitely follow-up testing.

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East Meets West

Get to know your fellow HIVers in Asia—they're Web wired.

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$64K Question

Can a low (OR NO) viral load make an HIVer less (or non-) infectious? African and U.S. researchers w

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7.17.85: Rock Our World

Rock Hudson was the first person ever to get AIDS—at least according to the media. When the wo

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