Writer: Kath Webster

Editor: Dan Udy

Copy editing: Jennifer Thomas

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Reviewers: Toronto PWA Foundation, Elizabeth Racz (Realize), Dr. Marianne Harris (B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Illustrations: Julie McLaughlin

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