TITLE

LIVING IN REMARKABLE TIMES

AUTHOR(S)
ARCHER, JESSE
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Out;May2014, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the generation lost to AIDS and how it must have been like for them to face a wretched young death with zero chance of survival, government indifference and one's own family turning away in shame. He notes how common it is for survivors to prefer to laugh with the living as they face mortality with fatal humor. He indicates a shift from fearless activism to a comparatively genteel era of reconstruction where the current fight is like an agonizing contract negotiation.
ACCESSION #
95654479

 

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