POZ March 2020

POZ March 2020

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

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Dázon Dixon Diallo holds a proclamation honoring the 30th anniversary of SisterLove.

Leading Women

Honoring 30 years of SisterLove

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Embracing Life

New challenges for women aging with HIV require more research.

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The Women’s Interagency HIV Study

Still providing data after more than 25 years

POZ March 2019 Advocacy Poster

Vote 2020

Here are some tips on how to effectively leverage your vote and engage your community this election year.

Editor’s Letter

Oriol R. Gutierrez

Wind Beneath My Wings

This special issue on women showcases SisterLove’s 30 years of helping women living with and vulnerable to HIV in the South and beyond.


Krista Martel Executive director of The Well Project

Positive Impact

The executive director of The Well Project shares what motivates her to stay in the fight against HIV/AIDS.


Canvassing in Atlanta PWN-USA

Vote Positive

PWN-USA leverages the HIV community’s power for Election 2020.

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Beyond the Care Continuum

5 factors influencing the well-being of women with HIV

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An HIV Med That Tastes Yummy!

A new strawberry-flavored HIV med is a game changer for children living with HIV.

Misleading Facebook ads

About Those Scary HIV Ads on Facebook…

Activists want the tech giant to take down similar ads with inaccurate claims about PrEP and HIV prevention.


Everyday — March 2020

Here are some important dates in AIDS history.


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POZ Awards 2019

The POZ editors compiled the winners of the Fourth Annual POZ Awards.

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Help Wanted

POZ asked readers: How have HIV groups helped you? Here are both the positive and negative responses.


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R.I.P. Jerry Herman

People remember the Tony-winning composer and lyricist.


Ask POZ – March 2020

I recently got a flu shot. Can I still get influenza?; Is it better to clean your hands with soap or hand sanitizer?

Care And Treatment

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Who’s at Risk of Weight Gain?

Newer drug classes are tied to a higher risk of weight gain, which is more likely to occur among Black women in particular.

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U=U Is Becoming Common Knowledge

Gay and bisexual men are increasingly understanding that “undetectable equals untransmittable."

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Better Bone Health Markers for the New Tenofovir

Switching to new tenofovir tied to improved bone health in older people with HIV

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Is the Cognitive Outlook Brightening?

Factors associated with a higher risk of impairment include depression, poor adherence to antiretrovirals and opportunistic infections.

Research Notes

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Prevention: Ending the Epidemic

More HIV testing, treatment and PrEP needed to end epidemic

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Treatment: Twice-Yearly Therapy?

Gilead’s HIV capsid inhibitor might need dosing only every six months

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Cure: Viral Reservoir

In theory, starting antiretrovirals quiets the immune system, leading more immune cells to become part of the inactive reservoir.

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Concerns: Anal Cancer

Study finds that routine screening reduces anal cancer rate among people with HIV.


Pat Migliore

Still a Babe

Pat Migliore cofounded two groups for women living with HIV.

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