The Positive Side

Winter 2011 

Editor’s Letter

By David McLay

Behind the Walls

The unique challenges of living with HIV in prison

By David McLay and Ann Silversides

From the Front Lines: ASOs Go Viral

Canadian ASOs have seen the future —
and it’s online

Chatty CATIE: Thank You Notes

Four PHAs express their gratitude

Interviews by RonniLyn Pustil

Profile: Professor Poz

Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco not only lives with HIV, he’s devoted his life to researching it

By Jennifer McPhee

Food Safety Facts

Four steps to avoid food-borne infections

Million-Dollar Smile

Good dental care is critical for PHAs, but why does it cost so much?


Views from Vienna

Five impressions of the XVIII International AIDS Conference

Keep Your Ticker Tocking

Information and tips to take to heart

Ask the Experts: Time to Start?

Four doctors weigh in on when to start antiretroviral therapy

Interviews by Jennifer McPhee

Art Posi+ive: Freedom by Expression

Shayo’s HIV status is central to her art, but she’s more than just an HIV-positive artist

By Laurette Lévy

We Asked, You Answered

Results from The Positive Side survey
(You like us! You really like us!)