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Steve Yurcik was a good kid from Queens who scored a blue uniform and a beautiful wife. But fate had something else in store.
Children’s illustrator and storyteller Maurice Sendak’s writing is on the wall.
Immigrants with HIV go directly to jail -- with no set sentence or even a criminal charge.
Life’s too short for regret.
This rabbi has HIV, will travel
(POZ August 1998)
Lesbians with HIV finally have a study of their own.
Don’t log on for an HIV test, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned consumers in June.
Los Angeles police charged Juan Chavez, now 35, with killing five gay men between 1986 and 1989.
Viagra pitchman and First Gentleman wannabe Bob Dole asked to sign on to DC’s AIDS Action Council push to put condoms on prime time.
“This is a free country. We don’t interfere in the right of anybody to go anywhere or say what they believe.”
Has activist Kevin Nuttall gone too far?
A federal appeals panel ruled that when it comes to HIV-related medical costs, insurance companies are within their rights to limit coverage
Texas Gov. George W. Bush wimps out on AIDS
Don’t let insurers cut you off if you still can’t work
Research’s last frontier is all in your head
French high-ups escape justice in ‘80s blood scandal
Three survivors of the landmark gay writers group, The Violet Quill, are again ruffling feathers in literary circles.
He may be a medical miracle, but his doc couldn’t care less.
Why dolls are all you’ll find under her cabbage patch
For years research has shown that most adults with HIV suffer deficiencies of many vitamins and minerals.
Free advice and a shot of attitude for booty bothers
Sky-high levels of blood fats and reduced insulin sensitivity in some HIVers on HAART are being fought with drugs.
Living with HIV certainly beats the alternative, but long-term survival with compromised immunity may be a costly proposition.
Call it Catch 22,000.
The conventional wisdom is that drug-induced viral resistance is always evil—the leading cause of treatment failure.
Jon Kaiser wrote the book on combination therapy
Coombs, an internationally recognized expert on HIV measurements, analyzes multiple viral load results of POZ founder Sean Strub.
Is your brand of water safe?
This Broadway swinger keeps AIDS up in lights
The moral of this story? Activism still works, and needs you.
A staff writer for New York magazine, Ariel Levy has covered everything the naked city dishes out.
One out of four blacks say The Man made AIDS
Soul Food, a GMHC peer-prevention program, cooked up a new campaign this spring to urge young black gay men to get tested.
If Elton vs. Tina on VH1’s Diva’s Live curled lashes, June’s round two flipped wigs.
In “Life After Latex” (June 1999), anal sex yet again is viewed only as a gay man’s issue.
While Woody Harrelson isn’t known for holding his tongue.
Controversy rocked Roman Catholic Brazil June 15 when top AIDS official Pedro Chequer proposed implementing sex-education in preschools.
One of fashion’s leading photographers, David Seidner, 42, died of AIDS June 6.
A new viral load test shows how ultrasensitive he is to that word
“Where’s the beef?” That’s the refrain of doctors who challenge the comprehensive approach to HIV care pioneered by likes of Jon Kaiser, M...