Years of Living Precariously

Years of Living Precariously

Someone Like Me

Someone Like Me Part IV of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward In the summer of 1984, I...

High Flight

High Flight Part VI of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward The medical term is prodromal: the period...

The Worried Well

The Worried Well Part X of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward Rock Hudson’s announcement changed the hotline...

1985: 745 Healthy Gay Men

1985: 745 Healthy Gay Men Part VII of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward After returning to the...

1,112 and Counting

1,112 and Counting Part II of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward In 1982, I was working at...

1986: The Virus That Dared Not Speak Its Name

1986: The Virus That Dared Not Speak Its Name Part XII of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce...

1986: 217 T Cells

1986: 217 T Cells Part XI of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward The Columbia University/NIMH research study...

Last Dance

Summer 1981. My twenty-second birthday. Midnight. Going to the Anvil, Downtown. The Big Apple! I am a newly minted gay man, exploring this new...

Buddy System

Buddy System Part III of an Ongoing Chronicle of the First Fifteen Years of the AIDS Pandemic by Bruce Ward The volunteer “buddy” program at Gay Men’s...

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