Archive for March, 2006

39 global hiv/aids constituents: maura elaripe mea hiv/aids activist living in papua, new guinea (299a)

Friday, March 31st, 2006

39 global hiv/aids constituents: maura elaripe mea hiv/aids activist living in papua, new guinea (299a)

poem
by maura elaripe mea
a true friend
walks beside you
giving you confidence
to go on life’s journey
knowing that what lies ahead
is nothing but the best for you.
a true friend is
someone who listens,
not just hears
someone who speaks,
not just talks
someone who sees,
not just looks
someone who […]

39 global hiv/aids constituents: maura elaripe mea hiv/aids activist living in papua, new guinea [scrapbook] (299b)

Friday, March 31st, 2006

39 global hiv/aids constituents: maura elaripe mea hiv/aids activist living in papua, new guinea [scrapgook] (299b)
Oxfam News – September 2005
A caring exchange
Oxfam Australia is using its experience gained in South Africa to help respond to the looming HIV/AIDS epidemic in Papua New Guinea, as Pacific Program Coordinator Anne Lockley reports.
Papua New Guinea (PNG) is […]

stanford study: medicinal marijuana use seen to improve adherence to anti-hiv therapy (298)

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

stanford study: medicinal marijuana use seen to improve adherence to anti-hiv therapy (298)

chers—
this has been such a useful study to refer to at public forums, i thought: “why not make it handy so i don’t have to scramble through my files and look up the reference every time?”
so i did.
three important findings:
#1
”patients with moderate to […]

“not a cornfield”–the end: a party (297)

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

“not a cornfield”–
the end: a party (297)

from the aids-write.org december, 2005 press release for world aids day:
what has corn got to do with aids? “everything,” responded kearns. “here is a spot to find birth and death, life and wisdom, art and story carved into a public space in the city where our hearts can be […]

twelve views of los angeles from cliftons (296)

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

it was raining, and the sidewalks seemed scrubbed cleaner
twelve views of los angeles from

three quick net reviews
inspired by the santa cruz mountains’ famous brookdale lodge, this multi-level cafeteria is festooned with woodland decor–columns disguised as trees, a 20-foot waterfall, faux flora and fauna, lumberjack art and even a wilderness chapel. over 100 comfort-food classics are […]

from the los angeles times: 500,000 pack streets to protest immigration bills [scrapbook] [link] (295)

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

scrapbook & link to report:
from the los angeles times:
500,000 pack streets to protest immigration bills
the rally, part of a massive mobilization of immigrants and their supporters, may be the largest la has seen.
by teresa watanabe and hector becerra
los angeles times staff writers
march 26, 2006

a crowd estimated by police at more than 500,000 boisterously marched in […]

speeding tickets from the thought police #2: non-catholic right-wing christians take their turn to cry homosexual bias over adoptions [it sounds whiney to me on the page, but it probably sounds like tuff talk in the shower.] (294)

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

#2: non-catholic right-wing christians take their turn to cry homosexual bias over adoptions [it sounds whiney to me on the page, but it probably sounds like tuff talk in the shower.] (294)
your point of view is biased. your conclusions are therefore in error.
how do they know?
you disagree with them.
non-catholic christians explain it all.
so, you heaved […]

ASA: Stand up for Safe Access in LA County! (293)

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

from amanda braezel at americans for safe access:

ASA: Stand up for Safe Access in LA County! (293)
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is holding a public hearing on regulations for medical cannabis dispensing collectives at the end of March. We want the regulations to pass virtually unchanged, as they allow for edibles, […]

kyrgyzstan movie report: love as a trial. (292a)

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

kyrgyzstan movie report: love as a trial. (292a)
[note–there’s still some scrubbing up to do on this–lyr]
here is yet another remarkable aids story, which is to say another remarkable human story.
aids in kyrgyzstan, i read this morning.
aids in kyrgyzstan.
it never ceases to amaze me as i read through the global reports. hiv disease has spread […]

kyrgyzstan movie report: love as trial (scrapbook) (292b)

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

kyrgyzstan movie report: love as trial (scrapbook) (292b)
still formatting–rk
KYRGYZSTAN: HIV/AIDS film gains popularity
27 Feb 2006 14:50:27 GMT
Source: IRIN
BISHKEK, 27 February (IRIN) - A film highlighting the plight of people living with HIV/AIDS in Kyrgyzstan is becoming increasingly popular in major urban areas of the former Soviet republic, where the virus is on the rise.
The […]