| On the Cover-William 'Billy' Dickerson
People who dress nicely every day love themselves, and they take care of themselves. I don't think I'm better than anybody. But I gotta take care of me.
| 35 Ones To Watch
If this 25th anniversary year of the pandemic has shown us anything, it’s the dire need for new heroes and heroines to ante up the fight.
| High Definitions
by Bob Lederer
You walk the walk; now talk the talk with this vital med lingo
| Women on the Verge
by Rebecca Minnich
HIV meds have been tested mostly on men, leaving positive women to guess how treatment might affect them. Can a new drug study provide answers?
| Free At Last
by Tim Murphy
Why, after years of high viral loads, are some long-timers suddenly undetectable?
| Sins Of The Flesh
by Tana Moz, RN
Don’t let winter weather and dryness run away with your skin
| Poster Children
by Lucile Scott
What makes a winning AIDS prevention campaign?
| Star Quality
by Sean Dwyer
I was awakened before dawn on October 4, 1996—the year that protease
inhibitors (PIs) gave new life to many—by a change in Jeff’s breathing.
| Madonna Dearest
by Bob Ickes
Paparazzi, don’t preach, she says: I made up my mind, and I’m keeping my African baby. But has she also adopted the hot celebrity AIDS trend?
| Recipe for Disaster
by Josh Sparber
Have South Africa’s health minister and her deadly non med “prescription” finally run out of refills?
| Signing Bonus
by Nicole Joseph
A comic brings HIV ed to the deaf community
| Pick Your Poison
by Julian Aynsley
If AIDS truly is a manageable disease, why is Julian Aynsley in toxic shock?
| The Bug Stops Here
by Shari Margolese
This Christmas, will Shari Margolese’s positive son toy with her HIV guilt?