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August 3rd, 2013
thesmithian

The New-York Historical Society’s current exhibition “AIDS in New York: The First Five Years”…takes…New York City’s…homophobic, apathetic response to the early days of AIDS in the early 1980s—and transforms it into a moment of civic pride, when New Yorkers of all stripes came together to fight the disease. It’s a lovely story, if only it were true.

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    Definitely read the linked review, especially if you’re too young to remember the 1980s.
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    "The unfortunate side effect of this continual soft-pedaling of homophobia is that the queer community — our anger, our...
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