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Work 2000
Wanted: Six NYC PWAS to share job experiences. Big growth potential. must be willing to get hands dirty.

Take This Job & Love it!
by Grant Lukenbill
Big business isn’t making friends with PWAS. But the positive policies at these 25 companies is help wanted.

POZ Work
by Dick Scanlan
Fifteen years ago, to commemorate our first Valentine’s Day, Kees Chapman gave me a card that boasted a big heart built from thousands of bricks.

Editor's Letter
by Walter Armstrong

The November 1999 issue—the “new POZ”—certainly got your attention, and this expanded Mailbox features only a sample of your reactions to the bold redesign and brash cover story. You’re an opinionated, outspoken bunch, but with a sigh of relief we can report that you like the new look, you really like it—at least two out of three do. Keep the opinions coming.

Glaxo Makes a Deal
by Jay Blotcher

For Whom the Nobel Tolls
by Shana Naomi Krochmal

Homesick Blues
by Denny Lee


"Dutch" Treat

Eye of the Beholder
by Shana Naomi Krochmal

Shout Out

LA Women
by Esther Kaplan and Ronnilyn Pustil

Missing Persons Report
by Laura Whitehorn

Catching Up With Michael Johnston
by Kevin O'Leary


Oink, Oink
by Emily Carter
Columnist Emily Carter used to settle for getting healthy off the fat of activism. Now she wants to bring home the bacon.

A Define Mess
by Michael Scarce
Protease-era progress and pitfalls make “AIDS” à la 1993 obsolete. What’s in a name? Michael Scarce has the answer.

Do Ask, Do Tell
by Sean Strub
Take the Sean O. Strub challenge: Come out, come out, whatever your status—at work and in bed.

Primary Colors
by Doug Ireland
Holding his nose as he picks bad from worse, political pundit Doug Ireland recommends Bradley over Gore. The big guy’s proved to be a better listener than he seemed.

A Modest Proposal
by Sandra Rattley-Lewis
A year and a half after promising CPR for the AIDS emergency in the black community, the feds finally deliver—a Band-Aid.

Portrait of the Artist as a Sex Bomb
by Jack Waters
Valerie Caris has used her body for money and art. Now it’s a source of healing, too. A tale of debauchery and revival

Play It As It Lays
by Maia Szalavitz
With drug resistance, every dose of meds is a crapshoot. Two new tests can maximize your odds

Beginner's Luck
by Maia Szalavitz
Are you newly infected? It might help to know if your virus is drug resistant before choosing a regimen. Or it might not

Follow Your Heart
by Richard Elion, MD
Sean Strub’s high blood fats could lead to ticker trouble

Next Up...The lowdown on what’s inside the pipeline
by Tim Horn

Stool's Gold
by Lark Lands

Comfort Zone

Wart's Up, Nurse?
by Greg Lugliani
Those unseemly bumps Down There

Herb of the Month
by Michael Onstott

Cancer Answers
by Tim Horn
Top oncologist Alexandra Levine breaks the great and grim news about tumors in PWAs  

Watch Your Hep
by Lark Lands

Boys' Night Out
by Greg Lugliani
Ever since Kramer and company got together to do something about the gay men’s health crisis, the fighting hasn’t stopped.

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