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HIV PSA Creates Message from Historical LGBT Footage

Ryan Murphy, who directed HBO’s television movie version of The Normal Heart, created the below HIV Public Service Announcement using historical footage. From the YouTube descprition: “The Fight Continues” examines prejudice and homophobia — topics as relevant now as they … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: The Announcement of the Discovery of the AIDS Virus

MSNBC brings us a reminder of a dark time in the history of the gay community. After three years of a new, unnamed plague that devastated people’s immune system, science finally began to understand the virus that caused AIDS. In … Continue reading

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Today In LGBT History: A Memoir of the Early Days of the AIDS Crisis

Though a very engaging book trailer for Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival, author Sean Strub gives us a glimpse into a history that needs to be remembered. The first few minutes of the video are … Continue reading

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The Importance of Telling Our Stories: HIV/AIDS

Joe Jervis, blogger at Joe. My. God., put up a post last week about an acquantance of his, Ricky,¬†who died from AIDS. What struck me about the post was his description of a visit to Ricky when he was in … Continue reading

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