Straight to Hell
"If the Christian Coalition followed its own logic, they'd be running ads urging straight women to change and become lesbians in order to avoid AIDS."
-- AIDS Action "Hotwire" on Christian Coalition ads
urging gays to go straight to avoid contracting HIV, August 14,
Get a LIFE
"At some point we must stop wallowing in the
grief. We've just got to pick up and move on."
-- Former LIFE Institute cochair John Duran
challenging readers to move beyond AIDS, Frontiers, August
"Being black makes me very aware of the
homophobia in my community ... . I am actually more likely to die
from homophobic assault than from AIDS. AIDS prevention is in my
-- Op-Ed by transsexual activist Cei Bell,
Philadelphia Daily News, September 8, 1998
"Now that John is feeling better, he realizes
that AIDS has destroyed his life. All of my patients who have spent
as much time struggling to survive as he has are now allowing
themselves to be a little angry."
-- AIDS specialist Howard Grossman, MD, in "Holding
AIDS at Bay, Only to Face 'Lazarus Syndrome,'" New York
Times, October 6, 1998
Diseased Pariah News
"Now that infected individuals are
living longer and healthier lives, there is increasing danger that
they will pass the virus on to others."
-- "Huge Gains and Huge Worries on AIDS," New
York Times editorial, October 9, 1998