World AIDS Day

By Larry-bob | December 1st is World AIDS Day. Here's a collection of memorial pages.

#WorldAIDSDay Robert Pruzan (1946-1992) San Francisco photographer. Browse this gallery of his photos on Flickr. His archive is held at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco.

AIDS victim addresses convention

ATLANTA -- Keith Gann, described as an AIDS victim from St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday night delivered an emotional plea to the Democratic convention on …

Democratic Party

The Men of San Francisco, 1976

Crawford Barton, born in in 1943 in rural Georgia to a fundamentalist family, came to California in the late '60s and by the '70s was a leading …


A bit About Abbott

Steve Abbott (1943-1992) was a poet, critic, editor, novelist and artist. He holds a unique place in San Francisco's literary world as one of the …

Texas Obituary Project

<b>Enter any of a person's name in this field. The search is not case-sensitive, and you can also search for a year, or month, a city, or tag words,</b> …


B.A.R. Obituaries

The GLBT Historical Society of Northern California in cooperation with the Bay Area Reporter has created this searchable database of all obituaries …


Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller

<b>Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller</b> <b><br>ed. by Chloé Griffin</b> <br>Contributions by John Waters, Mink Stole, Gary Indiana, et al.<br>2014 . 340 pages . …

Robert Mapplethorpe

Diseased Pariah News Married Rage and Hilarity

In 1990 the disease and it's ravages were bad enough. But then the overload of sanctimonious sop became too much to bear. Weepy gay men's choruses, …

Top Ten

“Frog and Toad”: An Amphibious Celebration of Same-Sex Love

On a cool autumn day, a frog and a toad awake in their separate houses to find that their yards are filled with fallen leaves. The frog and toad (conveniently named Frog and Toad) see each other every day, and are particularly synchronized: rather than clean his own yard, each decides to go to the …

How Robert Mapplethorpe went from America's pariah to America's sweetheart

Later this month, when the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art open "Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium," their joint extravaganza of an exhibition, an extraordinary transformation will finally be complete. The artist will have officially become America's …

Im Nin'Alu - Ofra Haza


World AIDS Day: Remembering Sylvester—The Queen of Disco | | Jasmyne Cannick

<i>On this World AIDS Day, I am pleased to join other activists in celebrating the accomplishments of one of our own, Sylvester James, in an effort to</i> …

World AIDS Day

A Sobering Look at How AIDS Changed Art in America

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The Peter Hujar Archive | The Peter Hujar Archive

Candy Darling on Her Deathbed, 1973<p>Sarah Jenkins with Head Brace (III), 1984<p>Louise Nevelson (II), 1969<p>Susan Sontag, 1975<p>Chloe Finch, 1981<p>Christopher …

West Virginia

Commentary : Death Of Galas Loss To The Arts

Chloe Dzubilo

Chloe Dzubilo was an artist and AIDS and transgender activist.<p>Chloe studied art at the Parsons School of Design and received an associate degree in …


Life of Kiyoshi Kuromiya: From Selma Marcher to AIDS Activist

As America commemorates the 50th anniversary of the legendary civil rights marches at Selma, and celebrates the black leaders at the forefront of history, the story of an Asian-American activist, who stood with Dr. King, is often overlooked.<p>Steven Kiyoshi Kuromiya was one of the handful of Asian …


AIDS Quilt Touch

• The University of Iowa Digital Studio for Public Humanities<br>• The New School<br>• NAMES Project Foundation

University of Iowa

Michael Callen

Singer, songwriter, AIDS activist and author, Michael is recognized as a co-inventor of safe(r) sex; a co-founder of the People With AIDS …

The Arts

Infected Faggot Perspectives, No. 8 (April 1992)

Caravan to Oz

<b>EL DORADO BOOKS USA is proud to announce its first offering:</b><p><b>Caravan to Oz – a family reinvents itself off-off-Broadway</b> is a memoir of the Harris …

Bette Midler

Arthur Russell "You Can Make Me Feel Bad"

Remembering NYC artists who died of AIDS

Assotto Saint (born Yves Lubin) was a Haitian-born poet, playwright and activist whose explicitly black themes made him one of the most important …


The Rainbow Connection

<i>The Rainbow Connection: Richard Hunt, Gay Muppeteer</i> is the title of an 86-page zine written by Jessica Max Stein. The zine is a celebration of …


OBITUARY -- Michael Botkin -

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 22, for Michael Botkin, a psychologist and activist who wrote a weekly AIDS column for the Bay Area Reporter, a gay newspaper in San Francisco. Mr. Botkin died August 8. He was 39.<p>Mr. Botkin's column chronicled his own long and courageous …

San Francisco


Artist+ Registry<p>The Artist+ Registry is the largest database of works by artists with HIV/AIDS. It offers a unique resource to inspire and educate …


Contains correspondence, agendas, minutes, notes, ordinances, brochures, flyers, newspapers clippings, pamphlets, and booklets, reflecting Coyle's …

U.S. Senate

The Nomi Song trailer

David Bowie