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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.  Miraculously, most have mad...

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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.  POZ asked our kin...

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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? Not quite-if yo...

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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 tried f...

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Now They C It

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

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Drug Trade

GlaxoSmithKline has stopped doing business with all Canadian pharmacies selling Glaxo meds to U.S. b

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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-notificat

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Milestones

Irene Diamond, legendary benefactress of David Ho, MD, and his New York City–based  Aaron D

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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 an

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AIDS Lyrics

Theory of Devolution (University of Illinois Press), David Groff’s impressive first volume of

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Love Songs

“I’ve been a nightmare, a tragi-comedy, a raging/ drum solo.” So begins Monster (N

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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? Deputized by the City of Oakland to grow medical mari

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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

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It Happened in May

1981: “Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals” headlined a tiny New York Times story on Kapo

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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...

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The Rub

UCSD researchers massaged the prostates of four guys on HAART with undetectable virus in their bl

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Big Easy

Too sick to work—but scared that applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits will t

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Doctor Shocker!

Is your doctor as clueless about HIV drug resistance as most appear to be? The January 1 issue of Cl

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Warts and All

Half of all viral vixens in the U.S. have the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV)

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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 CD4 percentage. Everybody k

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Main Squeeze

Ft. Lauderdale, FloridaMain SqueezeIf HIV is a full-time job for you (it is for me), mark your appoi

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14%

14% That’s how many HIV positive black men are 40 and up—and if you’re one, it&rsq

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Treat and Run

José ignored his “smoker’s cough” for months before biting the bullet, gett

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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. A University of Guelph, Ontario, s

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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

Are we having fund yet? From the point of view of scaling up treatment access, Stephanie Nolen [&ldq

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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. H

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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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