| Friend of Tinky
by Michael Musto
Brett Beasley wrote letters, made calls, even
posed nude to get his cousin Jerry Fallwell's attention. No dice.
This was an HIV outing made for Michael Musto.
| Brothers' Keeper
by Andy Humm
The Kansas City Star confirmed what gay Catholics
have known for years -- yes, Virginia, priests are living
with AIDS. Dignity alum Andy Humm reports from the
| The New AIDS Look
Sick of singing the lipodystrophy blues but don't want to stop the drugs? Here are some HIVers who said no to their lumps, humps and hollows -- and yes to plastic surgery. Stacie Stukin goes inside the operating room.
| Hate Thy Neighbor
by Doug Ireland
The Christian right's attack on HIVers has
gone from splashy media blitzes to quiet state-level lobbying
-- but its effects are still deadly.
| Winter White
by Walter Armstrong
Belle of letters Edmund White talks to Editor in Chief Walter Armstrong about his new novel, The Married Man, telling the truth in fiction and living la vie positive.
| Stay On Course
by Dave Gilden
Dave Gilden on the return of the HIV dissidents: Don’t let it divert us from our destination— immune-based drug research.
by Emily Carter
Jane’s simple; Camille’s complex. Both are in trouble. Emily Carter reflects on two tales of adult abuse.
| Helping Hands
by Diane Goldner
The night after a Reiki session, one HIVer fell asleep without his usual pain
meds for neuropathy.
| PEP Rally
by Maia Szalavitz
Post-exposure prophylaxis just might reduce the risk of infection, but counseling is crucial By Maia Szalavitz
| Traveling The Light
by Greg Lugliani
Pack up your troubles—and a few must-haves—for those changes in latitude and attitude By Greg Lugliani
| E-Mail Bonding
by Becky Minnich and John S. James
There are some lists you may want to get on—for HIV info and support by John S. James, with Becky Minnich
| What Big Enzymes You Have
by Lark Lands and Howard Grossman, MD
Heart attack? Drug reaction? Relax. Stephen Gendin’s Popeye-size CPK just means he’s been hitting the gym by Howard Grossman, MD, as told to Lark Lands
| Next Up
by Tim Horn
The lowdown of what’s in the pipeline
| Have HIV, Will Travel
by Griffin Shea
Getting away from it all takes some pre-vacation pains. Four PWAs share their adventures in Johannesburg, Cancún, Miami, Paris and beyond, while Griffin Shea offers tips for positive travelers.
Extended postcards from Phill Wilson, Carlos Lopez, Jon Nalley and more.