The Positive Side

Spring/Summer 2006 

Editors’ Letter

Out of Harm’s Way

An up-close-and-personal look at how harm reduction is saving lives in Vancouver

Story and Photography by Elaine Brière

Chatty CATIE: What is the one thing you wish you had known when you were first diagnosed with HIV?

If you could turn back time, would you do anything differently after your diagnosis? 5 PHAs reflect

Interviews by Maggie Atkinson

To the Heart of Africa

Stephen Lewis won’t stop talking about AIDS in Africa. That’s why he matters

Interview by Ann Silversides

Uprooted Lives

The unique struggles of immigrants and refugees with HIV… and what’s being done to help them

By Diane Peters

Power to the People

The history of treatment information in the battle to save lives in Canada, as told by one of our original AIDS activists

By Tim McCaskell

Vacationing with the Virus

Pack your bags. Here’s all you need to know about travelling with HIV

By Walter Armstrong

Putting Hope on the Map

Body mapping — art therapy for the body and soul

By David McLay