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POZ October 2000

POZ October 2000

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

Feature

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Stephen Gendin

From daily fashion statements to his fearless statements of other kinds, in life Stephen was impossible to miss.

Inside the Issue

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Be Very Afraid

In Stephen Gendin’s death, Larry Kramer sees every HIVer’s future. And the reason for us to be heroes again.

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The CD4 Solution?

Now that HAART-for-life is a bust, IL-2 -- the immune-boosting drug that gets a rise out of your CD4 cells -- has been reborn.

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The Boys in the Band

ACT UP/San Francisco says AIDS is not a killer disease but a vast homophobic conspiracy -- and they’ll do almost anything to make that point

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Bare Witness

Stephen Gendin was the irrreplacable It Boy of AIDS and queer activism. His comrades. lovers, and friends explain.

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The March

A freedom-song refrain

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My, What a Big Trial IL-2 Has! Will It Work?

Critics raise troubling questions about NIAID’s five-year ESPRIT megatrial of IL-2 plus HAART vs. HAART alone.

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AIDSplotation or Art?

This is one of those photos deemed too shocking for the International AIDS Conference. You decide. 

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Refugee All-Stars

Mohammed Ali was tortured and imprisoned in his native Ethiopia for his political views.

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Drive-By Shopping

Finally there’s a good reason to wait in line at the DMV.

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Upward Mobility

It was all about money at the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) “Honoring with Pride” event held on Ellis Island this summer.

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S.O.S

No matter what his hair color, I always found consolation in the little scar on Stephen Gendin’s right temple.

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NEG/POS

The National Bishop’s Conference of Brazil last June restricted its opposition to Catholic’s condom use.

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Take Five

In May, UNAIDS urged five companies to say they’d cut the prices of anti-HIV drugs in poor countries.

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POZ Picks

AIDS hoaxes, scams, and scares are as old as the epidemic itself.

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The Medium Is The Message

The new ad for hivstopwithme.org is everywhere—on billboards, web banners, and even in POZ.

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A Conference Of Their Own

“Are we supposed to believe to be carrying a sign or something?” one woman whispers to another in the confused, but calm throng.

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Milestones

New York City’s PWA Health Group quietly closed its doors in May ending a notable chapter in the history of AIDS treatment.

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Cutting Class

Whatever happened to AIDS ed in schools? Don’t tune in to Campaign 2000 for the answer.

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Last Word

Whatever happened to AIDS activism? Stephen Gendin dares his comrades to bite the hand that feeds ‘em.

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It Takes A Village Voice

Mark Schoofs of The Village Voice went to African to report on history’s worst health crisis and came out with a Pulitzer Prize.

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Conference of the Century

The 13th International AIDS Conference was the scientific conference gone political.

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Stop and Start

The AIDS shindig in South Africa marked an eclipse of HAART-for-life and the dawning of cheap meds for poor nations.

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Sit Up, Sit Down?

The Durban AIDS conference uncorked no magnum breakthroughs but did not serve up a few tantalizing tidbits on possible advances. Some just mig...

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Too Much Information

Do blips on the viral radar screen mean you should (A) switch your medications or (B) try super-toxic-mega-HAART?

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Sex RX

HAART’s unavailability in poor countries with skyrocketing HIV rates denies people with HIV life-extending treatment and lower viral loads.

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Talking Tipranavir

If promise alone could bring new HIV drugs to marker, tipranavir would have already been approved, bottled, and gracing a pharmacy near you.

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Shelf Life

HIV positive women juggling many meds may find The Woman’s Pharmacy is a must-have.

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The In Crowd

Ingrown nails are a pain for many HIVers. Nurse says postpone the pedicure and start soaking.

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Herb Of The Month

Turmeric

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He Died Of Old AIDS

What killed Stephen Gendin?

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10.8.88: Old Flames

Light is a mysterious thing, and the sight of it peopling a crowd of candleholders deepens the mystery.

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