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POZ September 2003

POZ September 2003

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

Features

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Standing in the Shadows of Love

At 17, Dominique is falling hard—and forgoing the condoms—for an older man with an unknown past. Tonya was that same age when she...

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The Great Doctor / Patient Face-Off

You don't listen to me! You don't work with me! You don't respect me! You're not honest with me! Lovers' quarrel? More like HIVers and their M...

Inside the Issue

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Mailbox

TOYS 'R' USI was deeply touched by the article featured in the May 2003 issue [“Children of a

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Boy Talk

Isn't condom sense their job, too?

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Girl Talk

How do you help them steer clear of HIV, STDs and sex they're not ready? Some pros weigh in.

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Name Recognition

Meet the movement to make every HIV doc a pro OK, you need to find an HIV spe

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Dynamic Duos

Chicago Ida Bythersmith, 53 (diagnosed 1991) Wanda Elliott-

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Work That Visit!

Perturbed that Doc sometimes seems a bit, uh, hurried?

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It Takes a Villager

Passive no more, positive have-nots hand over their pesos, rupees, and limparis to aid the ailing Global AIDS Fund.  Will fatter cats fol...

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Urinetown

Got needle-phobe friends who balk at getting tested for HIV? Now they can keep their sleeves on and

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Devil in a Blue Dress

In case you think of Viagra as a condom in pill form, the warning that Pfizer slips into each pac

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U.S. Armed Cervixes

Could an upstart diaphragm offer women condom-worthy HIV protection? Not quite yet, but the FemCap,

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Cell Culture

That November morning in 1997 was gray and windy, as if it already knew. At 6:30 a.m., I was taken f

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Milestones

Zackie Achmat of South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign not only won the 2003 Jonathan Mann

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Class Act

As hepatitis C ravages U.S. prisons, a district court judge has allowed the 30 percent of Oregon inm

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Good Book

If your eyes glaze over at global AIDS stats, a new three-author book, Global AIDS: Myths and Facts,

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Rape OutRAGE

Why is an army of rapist getting HIV meds, while its victims are left to die?

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It Happened in September

1981: At a Fire Island party packing 15,000, author Larry Kramer and buds raise a grand total of $12

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Hitting the Switch

Suddenly you're facing a fork in the road-your doc wants to change your combo. Should you follow your Doc's lead or hit the breaks?  Davi...

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Missed Doses

Due to poor adherence, HAART may not work for about 50 percent of HIVers, according to docs at a

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Overexposed

If you and your boo are both HIV positive, and you’ve deep-sixed the condoms because you think

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Count Down

New classes of antiretrovirals aren’t gushing out of the pipeline today, but you can spot plen

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Tailgating HIV

Julia was 23 and working New York City’s streets to feed a drug addiction when Joyce Wallace,

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20%

20% of serodiscordant gay male couples in a study preferred the female Reality Condom to a male cond

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Potty Mouth

Dearest Nurse,Where the hell have you been all these months? You’ve got some nerve leaving us

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Booty Call

Some pains in the ass are treatable-like these two:

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London Calling

Our pals across the pond, who tend to be less treatment trigger-happy than U.S. HIV docs, dropped a

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Test Drive

These lab tests help steer your treatment the right way

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Editor's Letter

On June 20, shortly before President Bush’s whirlwind tour of Africa, America’s AIDS adv

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Lei'd in the Shade

It's never too late to say Alhoa

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The Wings Beneath His Wind

A flighty comment made by Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune at an April aviation conference in

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