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POZ November 1998

POZ November 1998

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

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Organizing Inside

Inmates have emerged as their own best AIDS educators and advocates. Why don't prison wardens, ASOs and health departments get it?

Inside the Issue

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Concealed Weapon

PWA Greg Smith is serving 25 years for attempted murder. His crime? Allegedly biting a corrections officer.

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Long Day's Journey

From Far Rockaway to Sing Sing, the children of an inmate with AIDS hold a family together.

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Lethal Lottery

Treatment and care for inmates with HIV varies dramatically from prison to prison. The luck of the draw can mean life or death.

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Natural Bootleg

A prison drug-smuggler's story

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Double-Crossed

New investigation and intrigue in '80s tainted-blood tragedy

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Flying Ace

Francine Rodriguez reaches for the sky

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Tucker: The Man and His Dream

He beats the odds behind the walls

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Hatch a Plan

On the run -- this time for Congress

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Signs of Life

Photographer Frank Jump captures traces of a lost world.

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The Trouble With Norvir

Abbott's manufacturing malady is hard to swallow

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Engine No. 48,000

New know-not infected stats

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S.O.S.

POZ gets a lot of mail from prisoners with HIV. Every day the letters arrive, sometimes in stacks.

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To the Editor

"Congratulations on the “Summer Fiction Reader” (August 1998). It’s superb."

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None the Wiser

Woman with HIV bedded men for revenge

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Tomato, Tomahto

Brits nix early treatment

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Enter at Your Own Risk

The U.S. government reached the end of its red tape in July when it allowed a PWA to re-enter the country where he had lived and paid taxes.

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Say What

“POZ epitomizes all that is sordid, insipid, obscene, meretricious and disingenuous about nouveau riche ‘HIV’ consumer culture."

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Swim Lessons

Surprise! Sharing a snorkel has no HIV risk

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Stigma Enigma

Public attitudes about AIDS have changed…for the worse.

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Daddy's Helper

Legislator burns to ban Viagra for PWAs

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Nushawn on the Block

The Nushawn Williams case became a lightning rod in the debate over criminalization of transmission.

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Privacy Parsed

A national medical ID poses severe threats to HIV confidentiality

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Equal Protection for All

Supreme Court backs application of ADA to prisons

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“Just Say No” to Welfare

The president who didn't inhale now denies benefits to those who do

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Ms. Thurman Goes to Washington

The AIDS czar has activism in her blood and ice in her bra

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POZ Picks

This collection by imprisoned writers shatters stereotypes in a barrage of complex truths.

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Show and Tell

Serodiscordant relationship sounds more like Cold War tensions than hot nookie between people with and without HIV.

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The Eye in the Storm

Andrew Sullivan takes on love, loss, friendship and sex

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Get Our Phil

The king of chat loves to do just that

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POZarazzi: AIDS! The Musical

Movers, shakers and troublemakers

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Verse: Amirah

You walked the earth deliberately, solid-thighed, heavy-treaded, laden with Koran...

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Obits

The art world mourns the loss of Bruce Cratsley, a photographer famous for chronicling New York City’s gay and lesbian life.

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One for the Books

Tommy and Valerie Reeder's romance is better than fiction

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Flying Ace

Francine Rodriguez reaches for the sky

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Tucker: The Man and His Dream

He beats the odds behind the walls

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Hatch a Plan

On the run -- this time for Congress

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Poetic License

She was a poet who didn't know it…until she got HIV

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The Vision Thing

At New York City's PWA Health Group, the bottom line ousts a top activist

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Stop the World, I want to Get Off

When neggies pop The Question

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Surviving Behind the Walls

People with HIV on the street have learned that there’s no substitute for aggressively taking their health into their own hands.

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Prick and Tell

Home HIV tests made easy

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The Bitter End

How to stomach liquid Norvir

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Draining the Reservoirs

It’s clear by now that crafty HIV infiltrates a variety of hidden “reservoirs” in the body.

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Testosterone Beats Fatigue

A shot of testosterone can really perk up a guy’s day and night, according to Dr. Glenn Wagner

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Carnitine Boosts CD4s

Increasing CD4 counts with a nontoxic agent already available sounds like wishful thinking.

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Multivitamins for Moms

The motherly advice of “a vitamin a day” got powerful new support from a clinical trial

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Bleach Works

Tips on reducing harm from drugging and tattooing

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HIV Med Line

Answers to common combo-therapy questions

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Weight List

Pump it up

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Do the Hustle

Better eating behind bars

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A Mantra a Day

De-stress with meditation 

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Attack of the Monster Combo

HAART broken, Stephen Gendin is prescribed a six-to-eight drug regimen

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Helper Cells

Information and advocacy for prisoners with HIV

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He Still Is What He Is

Broadway's favorite songwriter opens a new window

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Dark Secrets

Barton Benes makes art combining images with text from the thousands of letters his Aunt Evelyn wrote to him in the '70s.

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