Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive
Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis: Chapter 1: Buried Headline
Thursday, 1 July
“Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals,” said the New York Times headline on July 3, 1981. It was the first time Eric Marcus read about what came to be known as AIDS. Nothing for me to worry about, he decided, and turned the page.
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