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July 2006


Barely Legal
by Kai Wright
It’s many a positive person’s worst fear: Your lover takes you to bed and then takes you to court. Kai Wright navigates the tangled sheets of HIV criminalization

Speaking of Sex...
by Staff
POZ asked you, our HIV positive readers, how having HIV has affected your sex lives—delving into topics from disclosure to safer sex. Nearly a thousand of you (85% men, 14% women and 1% transgendered people) responded, revealing the innermost secrets of your behavior in the boudoir. Wonder how you measure up? Read on.

La Cage Air Force
by Lucile Scott
For this positive senior airman, military life became a real drag

These brave volunteers bared all for our July cover story (you have to get the magazine to see the pics!), lowering their belts and their guard to accompany the issue’s special report on criminalizing sex between HIV positive people. Here they reveal even more: the naked truth about living with the virus

Mouthing Off
by Nick Burns
Sink your teeth into HIV health care

Skeleton Key
by Liz Highleyman
Positive women get a negative report on bone loss

Sneak Previews
by Laura Whitehorn
New treatments for HIV and its side effects

The Big Queasy
A lollipop gives nausea the sucker punch

Measurements, Please
by Laura Whitehorn
Bloodstream drug levels: still uncharted

Mass Coverage
by Rebecca Minnich
Massachusetts pioneers universal insurance

Converse All Star
by Nicole Joseph
HIV support group members gather to share experiences and healing conversation

Trainer’s Bench-July 2006
by Jeffrey Gross

Get Back
by Nick Burns
Can’t wait for squats and lunges to deliver a new derrière? Slip into these quick fashion fixes to accentuate your bum.      

The Hunger
by Jonathan Kivett
Sex. It’s ironic that the word can mean something we seek from others and also mean something that defines us

Preaching to the Seroconverted
by Bob Ickes
Is the Vatican inching toward latex love?

Dead Men Walking
by Lucile Scott
Prosecuting the hazardous HIV care in Delaware’s prison system

Meth Madness
by Josh Sparber
Looking at HIV through a crystal ball

Buzz Kill
by Kellee Terrell
The FDA sends medical marijuana up in smoke

Accounting 101
by Lucile Scott
A government org says Bush’s AIDS policies don’t add up

Kindle Kids
by Kellee Terrell
Over the river and through the woods with HIV-affected youth

The Keys to Uganda

Under the Counter
by Doug Ireland
Doug Ireland prescribes a violent reaction to the Bush/Pharma axis

Positive Bling
by M.C. Mars
M.C. Mars hits the West Coast rap scene—at age 53

Editor's Letter-July 2006
by Regan Hofmann
Up Close and Personal

Mailbox-July 2006

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