Joana Matias Tradition says that when the first Portuguese celebrity rumored to have contracted HIV, queer pop icon António Variações, passed in 1984, the fear of contagion was by then so entrenched that the authorities ordered his coffin be sealed. But gay men fortunate enough to get their hands on […]
The Borders of AIDS tells a story about how powerful people used AIDS as an opportunity to enact bans and quarantines and how ordinary people resisted.
This book traces the emergence of a vibrant and multi-faceted national gay medical infrastructure during the 1970s.
How did a single gay man become blamed for causing the North American AIDS epidemic?
Is it helpful to conceive of one African epidemic, with one set of universal causes? And how is the history of HIV understood within African communities?
Sex workers, working as peer researchers, mapped the epidemiology of HIV in 1985.
HIV/AIDS and the marriage equality have been the two events that have most affected LGBT lives.