AIDS - Because such a large majority of AIDS victims were...

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5/6/09
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/6/09 However, this was Not always the case!
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5/6/09 Because such a large majority of AIDS victims were homosexual when the virus was first documented in 1978, the homosexual community faced a great deal of adversity resulting from this new disease. In 1983, Christian preacher Jerry Falwell referred to AIDS as “the gay plague,” and the idea/nickname stuck with the virus for many of the
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5/6/09 Due to this idea that homosexuals were the only ones with AIDS, and that AIDS was God’s attempt to wipe out the enitre homosexual population, there was a sudden and drastic increase in homophobia and hatred. The homosexual community was
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5/6/09 In some cases members of not only the heterosexual community, but the homosexual community as well, acted out in violence and rage against homosexuals.
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Michael Lupo For example, after contracting AIDS, Michael Lupo (a practicing homosexual), sought revenge by murdering then mutilating four homosexual men by means of strangulation before he was caught. None fo these men lived and prior to
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course WRTG 111 taught by Professor Maggiegerrity during the Spring '08 term at Ithaca College.

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