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You may have to hold your nose. But by voting for prez you’ll help pick the next commander-in-chief of the world’s war on AIDS.
Donna Minkowitz travels to Philadelphia and gets stoned on compassionate conservatism.
Neither low-flying helicopters nor high-handed platform committee neglect could quite keep AIDS in the Democratic Party shadows this year.
Rudy Galindo skated his way from the trailer park to the winner’s circle.
Daniel Wolfe launches a new series examining the links among dueling diseases
Taking part in an AIDS Ride is life-changing.
Despite the popularity of AIDS rides, Pallotta TeamWorks, the team responsible for producing them, has sparked its share of controversy.
The HIV dissident movement may prove to be an unlikely but deciding factor in the highest-profile congressional race of this year’s election
A Taiwanese credit agency hired PWAs as debt collectors to scare clients into paying their dues.
If Paula Pagan could have everything she wanted in a man, he would come with eyes like Billy Dee Williams’ and a head as bald as Mr. Clean’s
Websites with personal ads and chat rooms for HIVers range from those for people who just want to talk dirty to ones for hopeless romantics.
Marvel Comics animator talks with POZ about Pedro Zamora, his former Real World housemate.
The HIV conversation reaches ABC soap opera
(POZ November 1999)
The Austin Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Organization (ALLGO) is celebrating la quinceñara, 15 years of struggle.
There’s a chilling (to me) moment in Sex: The Annabel Chong Story.
The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association honored Donna Futterman, MD, for her trailblazing research.
The first study of HIVers who toke finds the weed won’t mess with your meds but -- pass the brownies! -- may help you put on the pounds.
Syphilis is on the rise among some people with HIV.
One major omission: the few promising studies of alternative treatments.
Leading geneticist Alan Lambowitz, Ph.D., introduces introns, a breakthrough that may make gene therapy safe and effective against HIV.
Bugging your kids may turn out to be the right thing to do if they’re living with HIV.
A recent yearlong trial of through-the-med-mill HIVers showed encouraging results with T-20, an experimental antiretroviral.
Glaxo Wellcome warns of abacavir (Ziagen) usage the second time around
We all know how bad smoking is, and as an asymptomatic HIV positive guy, I’m doing my best to stay healthy.
Leaving your locks on clothing, pillows and others’ shoulders? Nurse lets her hair down on hair loss.
At age 7, Margaretha DeJesus may be thin, but not to worry: What’s more important is that she’s shooting up very fast.
A case of the old “Is it KS or just a bruise?” panic leaves Emily Carter proud to be an American.
Low-cost, low-profile legislation in a hyped-up election year could change the course of the epidemic -- and improve your sex life!
Marlon Riggs’ film Tongues Untied premiered in San Francisco November 3, 1989.
These two sports starlets are stepping up to the plate to talk tough about AIDS. Michelle Tan gets game and the scoop.
People with AIDS face a quandary when voting for the next president November 7.
The story about HIV criminalization was good, but the headline “America’s Most Unwanted” was a really poor decision.