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POZ May 2003

POZ May 2003

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

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Children of a Lesser God

In the late-80's state of terror, 10,000 Romanian babies were carelessly infected with HIV and left to die.

Inside the Issue

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Virgin With A Vengeance

No sooner was Erika Harold crowned Miss America 2003 than she came out as an AIDS activist-of the abstinence-only ilk.

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Liver and Let Live

When an HIVer dies these days, it's likely due to a down-and-out liver...and only Larry Kramer can get a shiny new one, right?

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Submission: Impossible

How an Iowa grandma with HIV went to Indonesia to nurse civil-war victims, got caught behind the rebel lines, nearly died in jail, was...

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Now They C It

Prisoners—including many HIVers—may finally get the hepatitis C care their high rates of infection require.

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Drug Trade

GlaxoSmithKline has stopped doing business with all Canadian pharmacies selling Glaxo meds to U.S. buyers via the Internet.

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Insecurity Council

Bush's antigay AIDS advisors get the boot

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Lady Buggers

First-ever proof of lesbian transmission?

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Latest Battles On Latex

Condom Crusaders vs. Abstinence Ayatollahs, Round two: Is there any love for the embattled glove?

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Knock, Knock

Will two studies in January’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases fuel fans of HIV partner-notification (PN)?

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Milestones

Irene Diamond, legendary benefactress of David Ho, MD, and his New York City–based Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, died January 21 at 92

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Leap of Faith

MLK's example spurs churches to talk HIV

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Sunshine Therapy

Remember pre-protease America, when countless PWAs staked their survival on crystals, funky diets and pushy New Age personalities?

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AIDS Lyrics

Theory of Devolution, David Groff’s impressive first volume of poetry, tracks HIV from crisis to epidemic to...

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Love Songs

“I’ve been a nightmare, a tragi-comedy, a raging/ drum solo.“

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It Takes Tube

Can Viacom counter AIDS apathy the way TV tackled the issues of this sistah's 80's youth?        

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Pot Shot

Is Ed Rosenthal the Rosa Parks of pot-smokers?

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Show Us the Money

On the eve of war, President Bush delivered a State of the Union address that took many by surprise for its five-year, $15 billion...

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It Happened in May

1991: Tony Kushner’s AIDSepic, Angels in America, later a Pulitzer- and Tony-winning hit, opened at San Francisco’s Eureka Theater.

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Guru Gere“Gotcha??

Feted for AIDS advocacy (along with Vogue's Anna Wintour) at Mathilde Krim's celeb-studded

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Take This Mug and Stuff It

Want your pre-lipo face back? You have options—though few are approved, none are perfect and all cost plenty. Still interested? Thought so.

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The Rub

UCSD researchers massaged the prostates of four guys on HAART with undetectable virus in their blood and semen...

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Big Easy

Too sick to work—but scared that applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits will tie you up in a terminal case of red tape?

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Doctor Shocker!

Is your doctor as clueless about HIV drug resistance as most appear to be?

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Warts and All

Half of all viral vixens in the U.S. have the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes three-quarters of all cervical..

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On Your Feet

Want your honey hangin’ round your hang-10s? Well, then, you’d better dote on those dogs.

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Brains, Not Beauty

The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections is a weeklong data-dump of the year’s top HIV research.

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Math Hysteria

Someone please tell me just what the $%#*@ these labcoat-type terms mean.

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Main Squeeze

If HIV is a full-time job for you (it is for me), mark your appointment book right now for a date with a massage therapist.

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14%

That’s how many HIV positive black men are 40 and up—and if you’re one, it’s time for a prostate-cancer screening.

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Treat and Run

José ignored his “smoker’s cough” for months before biting the bullet, getting tested and diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) and H...

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Double Agent

If the Hatfields and McCoys found some kin in common, would they lock up their shotguns?

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Unhappy Together

Docs are increasingly noting that the anti-C drug ribavirin ups the risk of pancreas and lactate woes already linked to HIV nuke Videx.

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A Fish Called Tuna

Has HAART maxed out your cholesterol? Time to, uh, scale it down.

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Risk and Tell

When is it safe to talk about not-so-safe- sex? River Houston dares to pull back the covers.

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Tell and Risk

She said three little words he didn't want to hear. Then he said three little words she did.

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Mailbox

From the point of view of scaling up treatment access, Stephanie Nolen [“Global Fund and Games,” January 2003] says all the right things.

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Editor's Letter

The 20th anniversary of the Denver Principles is upon us, and I had hoped to celebrate it here. Have you heard of the Denver Principles?

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Star Billings

With her diva turn in this month's Romy and Michele pre-quel, Alexandra Billings makes history as the tube's first true tranny.

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