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Ho's & Hypes Vol.2, Issue 4

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Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: Marty's Inside/Outside column is about the need for harm reduction programs in prisons; Dear Kate answers questions about oral sex and HIV transmission and how to help people working in the sex trade; "Attitudes" by Sharon Kaiser; "This Junkie is Still Alive" by Domestic Junkie; Megan's My Opinion column is about when she started working in the 'social work field'; info for women injection drug users; "Okay" a life story by Jess; info on avoiding infections; two pages of poems by various authors; an article about above the neck piercings; survey results from the SOS evaluation forms; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers