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POZ June 2000

POZ June 2000

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

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Friend of Tinky

Brett Beasley wrote letters, made calls, even posed nude to get his cousin Jerry Fallwell's attention. No dice.

Inside the Issue

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Brothers' Keeper

The Kansas City Star confirmed what gay Catholics have known for years -- yes, Virginia, priests are living with AIDS.

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The New AIDS Look

Sick of singing the lipodystrophy blues but don't want to stop the drugs?

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Hate Thy Neighbor

The Christian right's attack on HIVers has gone from splashy media blitzes to quiet state-level lobbying.

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Publisher's Letter

I was saved when I was 12.

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Mailbox

Emily Carter's words about depression were so very true to me (“Woman on the Verge,” March 2000).

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Death Of A Diva

Ofra Haza 1957-2000

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Israel's Madonna

Although Ofra Haza had released many albums in Israel during the first half of the 1980s, her international success story begins with...

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Catching Up With...Lisa Tiger

(POZ December 1994/January 1995)

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Big Prison Break

Three years ago, in Shumate v. Wilson, a California court ruled that HIV treatment and other medical care in two of the state’s women’s...

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POS/NEG

A doctor in Loudon County, Virginia, stole painkillers and syringes—and then returned them, used, for patients.

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The Maine Event

In February, Maine became the first in the union to receive a federal waiver allowing Medicaid coverage of asymptomatic HIVers.

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Say What?

“What if somebody [with HIV] needs the restroom, or spits, or gets into a fight?”

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Shout Out

“When you experience your own mortality and your own fragility, then I think something opens in you.”

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Everybody's Business

Wall Street and people with HIV often make better enemies than friends.

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Bookmark This

We asked two executive directors from different- as-night-and-day AIDS orgs for their fave websites.

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Family Portrait, With Fidel

My hotel room’s balcony affords a view of the park, dotted with Elián Gonzáles posters fading in the harsh sun.

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On Making A Hard Sell

Steve Mare keeps The File in his desk.

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The Riddle Of Limerick

I’m so big that if I run out of condoms, I have to use a rubbish bag,” a six-foot-something student proudly proclaimed in my first HIV...

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Winter White

Belle of letters Edmund White talks to Editor in Chief Walter Armstrong about his new novel, The Married Man.

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Stay On Course

Dave Gilden on the return of the HIV dissidents: Don't let it divert us from our destination— immune-based drug research.

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Shattered!

Jane's simple; Camille's complex. Both are in trouble. Emily Carter reflects on two tales of adult abuse.

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Helping Hands

The night after a Reiki session, one HIVer  fell asleep without his usual pain meds for neuropathy.

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Smoke Alarm

A new study by researchers at Ohio State University shows that smoking-induced emphysema is occurring at strikingly higher rates in HIVers.

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Mixed Messages

What’s in store for you if after starting HAART, your viral load goes down but your CD4 cells don’t rise, or your CD4s rise...

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PEP Rally

Post-exposure prophylaxis just might reduce the risk of infection, but counseling is crucial.

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Herb Of The Month

Ginkgo Biloba

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Traveling The Light

Pack up your troubles—and a few must-haves—for those changes in latitude and attitude.

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Comfort Zone

Liquid ddI changed my life!

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E-Mail Bonding

There are some lists you may want to get on—for HIV info and support.

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What Big Enzymes You Have

Heart attack? Drug reaction? Relax. Stephen Gendin's Popeye-size CPK just means he's been hitting the gym.

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Next Up?

The lowdown of what’s in the pipeline

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Hot Off the Stress

Women with the double whammy of HIV and recurrent genital herpes have been known to roll their eyes when advised to avoid stress.

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Art Throb

Robert Mapplethorpe died of AIDS in March 1989. He was 42.

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Have HIV, Will Travel

Getting away from it all takes some pre-vacation pains.

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