Joseph Sonnabend, Physician and AIDS researcher discusses the pamphlets made back in May 1983, first addressing the new, unknown virus that was sweeping the nation (back when it was called LAV).
“Having written the booklet we had copies printed and bound and then did our best to distribute the booklets, even leaving copies in bars.
I rented a mail box on Greenwich Avenue and opened an account for our publishing venture which we called News from the Front.”
The service provides a single point of access to HIV/AIDS medications through patient assistance programs via an online portal.
“Many of our friends and loved ones may today find themselves in the same place as Spencer. We don’t know nearly enough about an entire generation that lived through the Plague Years—the righteous, the joyful, the struggling as well as the thriving—and it’s time to hear from them and to address their issues.”
If We Want an AIDS-Free Generation, Why Are We Cutting PEPFAR?
Chris Collins, the vice president and director of public policy at amfAR, explores why PEPFAR cuts continue.
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POZ Blogger, Mark S. King reminisces an unforgettable night with the famous actor. Rock Hudson was HIV-positive and died in 1985.
Fictional HIV/AIDS Event Marks 50 Years of General Hospital
The Nurses’ Ball is dedicated to the character of Robin Scorpio-Drake, MD, played by Kimberly McCullough to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ABC soap opera.
Her love story, of contracting AIDS from her boyfriend is a fan favorite.
The April/May Issue of POZ is out online!
Featuring: Overcoming substance abuse with HIV, Navigating Treatment as Prevention, & more.