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Commie Pinko Fag

The Red Scare, The Pink Scare and the Homosexual Agenda


“Fight the Fear with the Facts” poster, AIDS Project Los Angeles, circa 1986

Dedicated and extensive networks emerged to care for people with AIDS. Across the country, volunteers delivered food, visited the homebound, and staffed hotlines to answer questions. Their efforts existed in direct opposition to the profound societal abandonment many people with AIDS had experienced.

Courtesy National Library of Medicine