From daily fashion statements to his fearless statements of other kinds, in life Stephen was impossible to miss. But in death he will be missed utterly by the community he inspired, provoked and loved. The following tributes begin to suggest his unique legacy.  

“Be Very Afraid”
Activists are sellouts. Drugs won’t save us. The pipeline’s full of shit. In Stephen Gendin’s death, Larry Kramer sees every HIVer’s future. And the reason for us to be heroes again.
By Larry Kramer

“Bare Witness”
Lovers, friends and comrades remember