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What About the Other War?

David's head lolled to the side, his eyes bulging in darkened sockets too wide and too deep. He shouted my name as I entered his room in the AIDS ward. The shout surprised me in its insistence, as if coming from a schoolboy over-eager to get the ri...

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Into the Third Decade of AIDS: Books on HIV and Mental Health

Counseling Chemically Dependent People With HIV Illness; Michael Shernoff, Editor; 172 pages, Reprint edition (February 1992), Harrington Park Press, $19.95.The Second Decade of AIDS: A Mental Health Practice Handbook; Michael Shernoff and Walt Odets...

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Women, Families, and HIV/AIDS: A Sociological Perspective on the Epidemic in America

I first became aware of the way in which the AIDS epidemic was affecting women in the mid-'80s. From the beginning, the epidemic affected gay men disproportionately and as a result, it had a powerful male profile. Many women did not realize their o...

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Body Positive Book Reading Club

Spiritual Maturity: Stories and Reflections for the Ongoing Journey of the Spirit By Joseph Sharp Perigee Books, Penguin-Putnam, 2001; 183 pages, $14.95

As the Chinese translation of my first book, Living Our Dying, was being prepared for publicatio...

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The Encyclopedia of AIDS: A Social, Political, Cultural and Scientific Record of the HIV Epidemic

By Raymond A. Smith Penguin Putnam Publishers, 2001; 782 pages, $25.00

As the editor of Body Positive, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to i...

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Lavabo

By Christopher Gorman

In the spring of 1981 an article appeared in The New York Times about a mysterious deterioration of the immune system that physicians across the United States were observing in the sexually active homosexual community....

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And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic

By Randy Shilts Re-released in April 2000 by St. Martin's Press, New York; 672 pages, $16.95

"The bitter truth was that AIDS did not just happen to America -- it was allowed to hap...

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AIDS Doctors: Voices from the Epidemic, An Oral History

By Ronald Bayer and Gerald M. Oppenheimer New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, $25.00

AIDS Doctors is the story, in their own words, of physicians who chose to care for patients with ...

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Fighting for Your Life: How to Survive a Life-Threatening Illness

By Jerome Wolfe San Francisco: William Hamilton, 2001, $14.95

In 1985, I joined the Los Angeles Shanti Foundation, which provided emotional support for people with AIDS. As a vo...

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Loving Men: Gay Partners, Spirituality and AIDS

By Richard P. Hardy New York: Continuum, 1998, paper. 192 pp., $17.95

Throughout the late 1980s, many of my friends and former students were succumbing to AIDS. As a professor of Spirituality at ...