Coming of Age During the AIDS Crisis: Chapter 1: Buried Headline

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

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. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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