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Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

Despite naysayers from all sides, Sean Strub and his collaborators believed those of us living with HIV/AIDS deserved a magazine that offered us hope, provided us with information we needed to stay healthy and celebrated our lives by telling our stories.

The 2013 POZ 100: Celebrating Unsung Heroes

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

The HIV/AIDS community has many heroes. Our best-known heroes range from celebrities and activists to politicians and researchers. But I believe that the overwhelming majority of our heroes are in our midst. The people on this year's list may not consider themselves heroes, but we do.

Can Barebacking Be Safer Sex?

POZ Magazine | Trenton Straube | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In 1997, Tony Valenzuela was an up-and-coming LGBT rights activist, open about his HIV-positive status and viewed by many as a beacon of the movement...

The Responsibilities of Being Young, Beautiful and HIV Positive: HIV Allegations Place Pop Star on Trial

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

There are valid arguments that show the potential counter productivity of criminalizing HIV when the issue is viewed from a societal perspective.