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POZ September 2001

POZ September 2001

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

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The Art Of Dying

In 1989, with only months to live, Keith Haring painted this beauty, gave it the beguiling title "Unfinished Painting" and presented it to a...

Inside the Issue

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Words to Die By

POZ asked eight artists and activists with HIV to share what they see there.

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Death in Hand

AIDS fired up the assisted-suicide debate -- until HIVers traded in the hemlock for HAART. But as combos fail, self-deliverance is back on t...

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The Way We Die Now

AIDS is over, HIVers are living to ripe old ages, right? Not quite. POZ asked for autopsies of five who "died of AIDS" only to find that they...

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D.I.Y. Death

Want a way out because the pain is too much? Or just planning for the worst? Nursie has the plastic bag and pills to do the job.

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Hear No Evil

The Surgeon General's got a tough job when it comes to tough love. Speak too bluntly and you'll be s

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Careers

Clinton-era political appointee castoffs have settled into new gigs: Ex-Czar Sandy Thurman started h

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Human Wrongs

"Antigay stigma can cause governments to be counterproductive in prevention efforts," Amnesty Intern

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Canada Dried

Canadians with a special government photo ID can -- as of July 30 -- legally possess marijuana for m

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Just Generic

In a surprise June turnaround, the Bush administration withdrew its threats of a lawsuit or sanction

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The Plot Sickens

In the world according to Libyan president Mu'ammar Al-Gadhafi, the AIDS virus was created in a CIA

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Altitude Adjustment

When Continental Airlines kicked HIVer Michael Barry off a flight in June, causing him to lose thous

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Sentimental Education

Jon Nalley takes a page from the Dead Uncle Society

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The Luck of The Draw

Jeff Hoover takes a dip in the Death Pool

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Walker, Within This Circle Pause

The National AIDS Memorial Grove, in San Fran's Golden Gate Park, celebrates its 10th anniversary th

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Gays & AIDS

When Charles Ludlam died in 1987, one of the hard things I felt was fear. His coffin was placed befo

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Movin' On, I

The ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Hispanic AIDS Forum, which was evicted from its New York C

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Movin' On, II

The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt has finally finished unpacking its panels in Atlanta, where it

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Prez Says

Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi has abandoned the prevention main road for a denial detour. In July

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Kiss From Sis

But let's not so quickly write off all of Moi's constituents. Kenyan Margaret Muigai, whose brother,

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No Bones About It

In the town of Sedlec, an hour outside of Prague, in the Czech Republic, art imitates death as much

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Deaditors, We Salute You!

And let's not forget our favorite deaditors, as Tom Ace, the sole surviving creator of Diseased Pari

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A Tomb With a View

The new HBO series from American Beauty writer Alan Ball -- who's openly gay, no word on his blood t

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Monster Mash

The title of Aldo Alvarez's publishing debut, Interesting Monsters (out this month from Graywolf Pre

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Living Will Is The Best Revenge

Drunk at 4 a.m. and weeping over the Clancy Brothers' rendition of "The Parting Glass," I like to th

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New Drug Watch: A Couple of Swells

Two French cases raise a red flag about painful leg and foot swelling in HIVers just starting Kaletr

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Organ Downer

A recent Beantown count of liver tests delivered bad news: HAART can cause severe toxicity. Raymond

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Role Reversal

A new Columbia U. study suggests NNRTIs may work differently from how researchers have long thought.

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Snapshots: Larry Montero

The mortician and 17-year survivor treats corpses to TLC with that gay flair

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Mailbox

Here Comes A HeroThank you so much for the cover story on long-term survivors ("Songs in the Key of

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Editor's Letter

In 1993, when POZ was in the planning stage, the idea of a terminal disease going glossy was met wit

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