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2005 Stories by Aina Hunter

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • Dykes and the C-Word

    published December 20, 2005

    The Lesbian Cancer Initiative at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center just wrapped up the first eight-week cycle of a new... More >>

  • Busted for Iboga

    published December 13, 2005

    A Wyoming couple was jailed recently on federal charges of conspiracy to import ibogaine—an illegal hallucinogenic drug reputed to be a... More >>

  • A Hypochondriac's Dream

    published December 6, 2005

    A handheld breast-cancer-detecting device called iFind—the first of its kind—could be on drugstore shelves, next to the home pregnancy... More >>

  • Lucky King Kong Is Digital

    published November 29, 2005

    Even animal welfare activists must get tired of playing the nag, judging from their decision to promote Peter... More >>

  • Later Baby

    published November 29, 2005

    The beautiful, wholesome, racially ambiguous models smile knowingly from the laterbaby .org homepage. "So much to accomplish, so little time!"... More >>

  • Dr. Santa

    published November 22, 2005

    New York's purveyors of unnatural beauty are sharpening their needles in anticipation of another gift-giving season. With the plethora of newish... More >>

  • The Source Under Fire

    published November 15, 2005

    The Source, the thuggish hip-hop magazine under attack from all sides, snarled its way into 50 Cent's opening-weekend hype for Get... More >>

  • Faye Wattleton Is Still Here

    published November 8, 2005

    It's fierce Faye Wattleton who helped turn stuffy Planned Parenthood into a reproductive rights fighting machine in the '70s and '80s. After... More >>

  • Beyond Organic

    published November 1, 2005

    East Meredith, New York—One of Tom Warren's 200 goats is impatient to be milked—she keeps getting out of her pen and following... More >>

  • Sex Miseducation

    published October 25, 2005

    A guidance counselor strides to the chalkboard and announces to the squirming eighth-grade class at the Maggie L. Walker School in Crown Heights... More >>

  • A Gay-Friendly Millions More! Just Kidding.

    published October 11, 2005

    Washington, D.C.—When gay activist Keith Boykin arrived at the VIP entrance for presenters at the More >>

  • The Perpetual Apprentice

    published October 11, 2005

    In the final weeks of the mayoral race, Mike Bloomberg and his Democratic challenger, Fernando Ferrer, are vowing to fight poverty in large part... More >>

  • Democracy, Now

    published September 27, 2005

    Lucas Batteau, a 45-year-old electrician, has to be prodded a little to show his radical side. In this, he's not unlike the others who lingered to... More >>

  • Fantasia to Glitterati: Youth Illiteracy Is Real

    published September 27, 2005

    Next week, American Idol victoress Fantasia Barrino heads to Miami on a tour with More >>

  • Chicken Money

    published September 20, 2005

    If you go to the Tyson Foods website and click on the Press Room box above the photo of the happy,... More >>

  • A Darker Shade of Pink

    published August 23, 2005

    Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam—a leader with a history of anti-gay rhetoric dating back to the 1980s—has invited a... More >>

  • Haitian Police Distribute Machetes in Bel Air

    published August 16, 2005

    In what some are describing as a new tactic employed by Haiti's notorious More >>

  • Making the Men of Iraq Listen

    published August 9, 2005

    As a teen growing up in a progressive, upper-middle-class Baghdad family in the 1980s, Zainab Salbi often fell asleep to the sound of bombs... More >>

  • Aristide Supporters Divided on Haitian Elections

    published August 9, 2005

    Just twenty minutes from Haiti's National Palace, past skeletal dogs and bullet-hole-ridden cement walls, winds a narrow path that leads to a... More >>

  • Haiti Under U.S. Pressure to Release Neptune

    published August 9, 2005

    The outgoing U.S. ambassador to Haiti recently joined a chorus of politicians More >>

  • U.N. to Investigate Alleged Haiti Massacre

    published August 2, 2005

    In a written statement quietly released last... More >>

  • No Justice for Haiti's Jean-Juste

    published August 2, 2005

    Haiti's interim government, led by a prime minister hand-picked and More >>

  • Keep Moving, Son

    published July 26, 2005

    The slash on 13-year-old Robert Cornegy's cheek extends from the corner of his eye to the center of his lip. It took a Park Slope plastic surgeon... More >>

  • Haitians Accuse the U.N. of Massacre

    published July 12, 2005

    Haitian New Yorkers are protesting again, the latest round Saturday in front of the United Nations. They're upset over the latest "peacekeeping"... More >>

  • Girl Fight

    published June 21, 2005

    The junior high school next to the sprawling green of Marine Park lets out and kids stream onto the sidewalk. It's 3:15 on March 30, one of the... More >>

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