Magic Act: The Making Of Earvin Johnson, AIDS Saint

Originally published in the February 1993 issue of GQ. Annotations by the author appear throughout. For more, check out E. Jean Carroll's story about NBA groupies, published in 1992 as "Love in the Time of Magic." » 3/03/14 11:04am 3/03/14 11:04am

Beyond the Buyers Club: The Miracle Drugs That Tamed the AIDS Epidemic

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For the first six years of the AIDS epidemic, the only advice available to patients was to wait. From 1981, when the first AIDS outbreak was recorded, until 1987, when the FDA approved AZT, the first antiretroviral medication, more than 40,000 Americans waited until their immune systems collapsed and their bodies… » 11/01/13 12:41pm 11/01/13 12:41pm

Attention Twitter: Bills Receiver David Clowney Does Not Have HIV

OK, it's a little weird. But a quick scan of Clowney's timeline indicates a noble purpose behind his action: He was making a public-service announcement about the importance of getting tested and subtly declaring himself clean and ready for some humping. I can support this. "Tweeting your HIV test" is the new "texting… » 5/23/12 4:00pm 5/23/12 4:00pm