POZ May 1999

POZ May 1999

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

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A POZ Family Album

We’re in a sentimental mood.

POZ 5TH Anniversary Issue: Year One

In his first S.O.S., founder Sean O’Brien Strub sets the goal.

POZ 5TH Anniversary Issue: Year Two

Andrew Sullivan orders up “Larry Kramer With Sugar on Top.”

POZ 5TH Anniversary Issue: Year Three

Jeff Getty tells Bruce Shenitz why he respects doctors who risk his life.

POZ 5TH Anniversary Issue: Year Four

For Larry Kramer, a little “Andrew Sullivan, True Believer,” goes a long way.

POZ 5TH Anniversary Issue: Year Five

POZ’s commitment to a captive audience continues with this S.O.S.

"I'm older now, and I want to live a more normal, more settled life." Ty Ross

POZ 5TH Anniversary Issue: Profiles

Ty Ross, Kiyoshi Kuromiya, Raven Lopez, Shawn Decker and more get profiled.

Inside the Issue

The Way We Live Now

Where the hell are we?

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The Way We Live Now: Andrew Sullivan


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The Way We Live Now: Jocelyn Elders

Former Surgeon General 

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The Way We Live Now: Mario Cooper

Founder, Leading For Life

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The Way We Live Now: Richard Goldstein

Village Voice Executive Editor

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The Way We Live Now: Phill Wilson

AIDS Social Policy Archive

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The Way We Live Now: David Ho

Doctor, Researcher

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The Way We Live Now: Judy Greenspan

California Prison Focus

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The Way We Live Now: Kaiya Montaocean

Indigenous Medicine Advocate

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The Way We Live Now: Ashok Row Kavi

Editor, Bombay Post, India

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The Way We Live Now: Pat Califia

Writer, Sex Radical

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The Way We Live Now: Dennis DeLeon

Latino Commision on AIDS

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The Way We Live Now: Jason Farrell

Founder, Positive Health Project

The Way We Live Now: The Artists

POZ asked 27 authors, artists, and activists to explain these bizarre post-protease, pre-cure times.

Honeymoon to HAARTache

After living in the shadow of death for over a decade, the AIDS community heralded the protease era with frenzied exuberance.

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Monkey Business

Researchers nab genus of AIDS genesis

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My friends who died have left me an inspired legacy.

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When Plagues Return

Laurie Garrett and Esquire magazine plot against complacency 

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To the Editor

My stomach turned in disgust and my T-cells probably dropped due to the stress of being so upset over your bareback articles.

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School Ties

Principal needs nod from parents

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The Bottom Line

CDC report on risky sex raises many fears, a few jeers 

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Up Close & Personal

Bareback-sex ads in the Bay Area Reporter have San Francisco’s Aggressive AIDS Prevention all steamed up.

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Say What

“[New York’s Department of Correctional Services’ James] Flateau noted that ‘condoms are a security threat because inmates and visitor...

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Two Peas in a POZ

March came in like a lion with news that murder victims Gianni Versace and Matthew Shepard both had HIV.

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In Cold Blood

Canadian hemophiliacs blame Bill for HIV

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Misdiagnosed men sue

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Rubber Poll

For the 22nd annual National Condom Week, America’s first rubber shop, Condomania, surveyed 1,000 people over the Internet in February.

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Poster of the Month

The Zeal’s on the Bus: Last winter, the newly logo’d amfAR slicked the nation’s public transportation with “it ain’t over” awareness.

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Success Has Made a Failure of Us

A veteran looks at where treatment activism lost its way

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POZarazzi: The Bod Squad

Movers, shakers and troublemakers

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Saint Sorge

Harm reduction and heroin were his life.

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Vernon “Copy” Berg, 47; Ryan Nakagawa, 40; John Watson, 44

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Anecdotal Antidotes

In my three and a half years at POZ , few tasks have been as difficult as deciding which treatments

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Get Over It

Free advice and a shot of attitude for head-and-nose aches

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Rubdown Lowdown

Massage can tune up your immune system and your mood

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The Berlin Stories

Call it the “Berlin Patient” cloning.

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T-20, Coming to a Combo Near You

Is anybody home? That’s what people with multidrug-resistant HIV and no treatment options are yelling as they peer into the drug pipeline.

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Pill Drill

Yes, it’s true: Drugs work better when you take them.

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Suck in Your Gut

Although just two percent of a person’s HIV is typically found in the bloodstream, most researchers focus on attacking the virus there.

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Put the Gart Before the Course

The push to use genotypic antiretroviral resistance testing (GART) for selecting meds gained support from several recent studies.

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Where to Find It

If you want to ACT UP, the Philadelphia chapter can link you with activists near you.

The Skinny on Lipo

Treatment options for fat-gone-haywire 

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The scoop on how many antiretroviral takers suffer side effects

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The Road to Wellville

For five years, POZ founder Sean Strub has bared his labs to the world via this column.

In Memoriam Barton Lidice Benes


POZ remembers friends who died of AIDS in the five years since the magazine’s birth.


Hot topics

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