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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

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

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Words to Die By: “Man has created death,” W.B. Yeats immortally wrote

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.

AIDS fired up the assisted-suicide debate -- until HIVers traded in the hemlock for HAART.

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The Way We Die Now

AIDS is over, HIVers are living to ripe old ages, right? Not quite.

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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.

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Careers

Once-HHS secretary Donna Shalala is president of the University of Miami.

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Human Wrongs

“Antigay stigma can cause governments to be counterproductive in prevention efforts,” Amnesty International’s Dennis Palmieri says.

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Canada Dried

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

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Just Generic

In a surprise June turnaround, the Bush administration withdrew its threats of a lawsuit or sanctions against a heels-dug-in Brazil over...

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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 test tube, carried to sub-Saharan...

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Altitude Adjustment

When Continental Airlines kicked HIVer Michael Barry off a flight in June, causing him to lose thousands of dollars of prescription drugs...

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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

Sprinkle ashes, lose the blues or just yourself among all 17 acres of the only federally recognized AIDS memorial.

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Gays & AIDS

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

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Movin’ On, I

Hispanic AIDS Forum charges that being booted to a nearby (nicer) neighborhood has hampered its ability to reach its clients.

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Movin’ On, II

The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt has finally finished unpacking its panels in Atlanta, where it will be stored when not globetrotting.

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Prez Says

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

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Kiss From Sis

But let’s not so quickly write off all of Moi’s constituents.

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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 as it does life.

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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 Pariah News famously dubbed his deceased...

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A Tomb With a View

The new HBO series from American Beauty writer Alan Ball has a sense of humor like Twin Peaks, but without the whodunit.

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Monster Mash

Alvarez shows a taste for the quirky, the surreal and the slightly gruesome.

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Living Will Is The Best Revenge

Given that hospitals and courts can be even more callous to HIVers than can friends and family, you would be well advised to transfer...

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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 Kaletra, Abbott’s one-two protease punch of...

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Organ Downer

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

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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

As a 17-year survivor with T cells still at 1,105 and undetectable viral load, I am thrilled to see your June cover story.

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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 with gallows of humor.

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