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Women, AIDS, and activism / by the ACT UP/New York Women and AIDS Book Group ; Marion Banzhaf [and 12 others].
- Banzhaf, Marion
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Boston, MA : South End Press, 
vii, 295 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Copy 1. Donor: Susie Daniel.
What the numbers mean / Risa Denenberg -- How do women live? / Kim Christensen -- Transmission issues for women / Cynthia Chris -- Safe sex is real sex / Zoe Leonard -- Unique aspects of HIV infection in women / Risa Denenberg -- Fighting for my life / Melinda Singleton -- HIV-antibody testing and legal issues for HIV-positive people / Zoe Leonard -- Treatment and trials / Risa Denenberg -- Race, women, and AIDS : introduction / Marion Banzhaf -- Cultural sensitivity in practice / Yannick Durand -- First there was smallpox / Charon Asetoyer -- No names and no pictures / Iris Davis -- We have the expertise, we need resources / Ruth Rodriguez -- AIDS issues for African-American and African-Caribbean women / Sunny Rumsey.
Many cultures, many approaches / Suki Terada Ports with Marion Banzhaf -- Lesbians in the AIDS crisis / Zoe Leonard -- Too much denial / Cynthia Acevedo -- Intravenous drug use, women, and HIV / Catherine Saalfield with Cynthia Chris, Rachel Lurie, and Monica Pearl -- An excerpt from "Sex, drugs, rock-n-roll, and AIDS" / Iris de la Cruz -- Teenagers / Rachel Lurie -- Prison issues and HIV : introduction / Kim Christensen -- Voices / Women of ACE (AIDS Counseling and Education), Bedford Hills Correctional Facility -- Having AIDS and being loved / Anonymous -- Pregnant women and HIV / Risa Denenberg -- Mothers and children / Judith Walker -- No puedo confiar en nadie (I can't trust anyone) / Anónimo (anonymous).
Prostitution and HIV infection / Zoe Leonard and Polly Thistlethwaite -- Heterosexual women and AIDS / Monica Pearl -- Demanding a condom / Kat Doud -- Bisexual women and AIDS / Alexis Danzig -- Reproductive rights and AIDS : the connections / Marion Banzhaf, Tracy Morgan, and Karen Ramspacher -- Translating issues into actions : introduction / Rachel Lurie -- Focusing on women : video as activism / Jean Carlomusto -- Talking that talk / DiAna DiAna -- We have a job to do / Bambi Sumpter -- Facing reality : AIDS education and women of color / Dázon Dixon -- Changing the whole approach / Gail Harris -- AIDS and politics : transformation of our movement / Maxine Wolfe -- The Denver Principles : founding statement of people with AIDS/ARC -- Conclusion / Cynthia Chris and Monica Pearl.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-280) and index.