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POZ September 2000

POZ September 2000

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

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POZ Side FX

A User's Guide to Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Med Meanies

Inside the Issue

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Long Live The Queens

A new guide to gay men's health covers everything from AIDS to aging to anal sex—and that's just the A's. Steve Wakefield asks author Da...

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How To Vote

Some of Congress' biggest AIDS foes (and friends) may go down to defeat at the polls this fall. Doug Ireland reports on the races where your l...

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Pills! Chills! Thrills! Spills!

Drugs that fight HIV and opportunistic infections are lengthening life spans, but the list of troubling side effects is also growing. Lark Lan...

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Keeping Up With The Jones

Cleve Jones created the epidemic's most enduring symbol and got ready to die. But instead the Master Quilter is having a midlife crisis and lo...

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Alabama Bound

AIDS quarantines are alive and well in Southern prisons, where HIVers die a slow death. Is this effective HIV prevention or cruel and unusual...

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Green Alert!

Just because herbs are natural doesn't mean they can't be nasty. Michael Onstott tells how to mix a safe plant-drug cocktail.

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Publisher's Letter

I walk by the dirty brick apartment building—the site of my infection, seven years ago this mo

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Mailbox

A Sure BrettImagine my surprise when I picked up the June 2000 POZ after not having seen Brett Beasl

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Double Identity

Like some anti-HIV meds, the fare at “identity” film festivals—whose flicks have n

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Say What?

It would be better to spend money on the poor and immigrants, because homosexuals are rich, from ric

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Thespian Avengers

Pregnant Patricia finds out not only that she’s positive but that she got HIV from her two-tim

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Catching Up With...

Steve Yurcik (POZ September 1999)Age: 38 Diagnosed: April 1990 New York’s Finest: Retired New

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Off-Line Service

Access is an AIDS, Inc. buzzword. You see it sprinkled on annual reports, laced across fundraising l

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Data Drill

You’re one of the lucky ones—the local ASO has a spiffy new computer with lightning-fast

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Hair Comes The Condoms

June is a hazy, sluggish month in North Carolina. Even as summer has barely begun to bud, the heat i

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There's No Place Like Om

Craig’s body is sprawled on top of mine and we’re both breathing heavily. Don’t ge

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Straight To The Heart

I tend to stay away from social gatherings of HIV positives because, after a few, I knew that I was

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Milestones

HENRY NICOLS1973–2000It isn’t your typical teenager who holds a press conference to tell

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Second Sex First

A chilling picture of women and HIV emerges as you listen to the stories. Cynthia Eyakuze, Family Ca

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Dis-Advantage-S

It wasn’t until 100 women became infected with HIV that UNAIDS and Miami-based Columbia Labora

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He's All That

When Scott Hoeninger’s high school civics class required 12 hours of community service, he gav

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Recovery Lite

Lillian Thiemann takes a trip to see Sandra Bullock in 28 Days, where it hits her that AA doesn't stand for Academy Award.

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Road Trippin'

Our hemo-hero rock star Shawn Decker resurfaces after a 10-month drug binge feeling bruised and confused.

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Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

While climbing meds mountain, these four HIVers fell into the antiretroviral abyss. Here's how they made their comeback. Sparkle!

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Change of Heart

Could your anti-HIV meds put you at risk for a heart attack? Lark lands talks to one PWA who's been through it all, and tells you how to take...

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Crossing the Liver

Liver failure could get you before HIV does, and that mountain of meds you're swallowing doesn't help. Cindra Feuer tells how to make nice to...

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Warning: Natural Selection

The dirt on herbs

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Dandelion Whine

Helpful hints to get out of hay-fever hell.

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Teen Talk

Ah, the hallmarks of youth: acne…MTV…an active thymus? While the desirability of the f

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Skin Deep

Bitchy itchies plagued Marlene Diaz, and a too-high type of white blood cell could have spelled allergies. But after self-care for other cause...

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Resistance Assistance

Once upon a time, viral load tests confused the hell out of everybody. It wasn’t until officia

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Dishes On The Side

Where to find the inside scoop on anti-HIV drug side effects and recipes for overcoming them

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Kentucky Woman

Right before Belinda Mason died at 32 on September 9, 1991, she told her family, “Well, bye-by

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Comfort Zone

I have a sweet tooth beyond your wildest imagination, and as a once-obese person, I still battle my

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The Funky Fungus Among Us

Planning to pop antifungals to stop a rush of thrush? A new study advises that you resist the urge.

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