FIGHT BACK, FIGHT AIDS
& How we remember the AIDS crisis
The HIV/AIDs Epidemic
Thousands had died but President Reagan had still not commented on the epidemic
The term AIDs is coined, but little is known about how it is
THE CONSTRUCTION OF HETEROSEXUALITY
Same-sex desire & same-sex sex have
existed throughout history
is not the same as homosexuals
existing throughout history
example, ancient Greeks talked of
The Context of the 1970s
"You know, the guys there were so beautiful.
They've lost that wounded look the fags all
had ten years ago.
MILITANT GAYS VS. THEFAIRY SWATTER
NEW YORK MAGAZINE, AUGUST 15, 1977
THE EMERGENCE OF GAY
Before and After
Whose stories do we remember?
Author, Stone Butch Blues
Stone Butch Blues
Who are the patrons at the bars Jess
Who are the old bulls?
Who are the pros?
Why does Ed spend time at another cl
BECAME A GOAL
Gay couples have often used the language of
marriage in referring to their partnerships
In the 1990s legal access to marriage became a
widespread political goal
became a major platform of the gay movement f
Race, Racism, & Homophobia
An excerpt from Zami: A New Spelling of
Go the Way Your Blood Beats
An excerpt from Zami: A New
Spelling of My Name [Audre Lorde]
I remember how being young and Black
and gay and lonely felt. A lot of