Rock Hudson’s Mystery Illness
AIDS Is Germ Warfare
AIDS paranoia flyer, c. 1980s
AIDS is the Wrath of God, The Sun, 1985
Gay America: Sex, Politics and The Impact of AIDS
Bobbi Campbell, left, originally from Seattle, became the first person living with AIDS to come out publicly after he became the 16th person to be diagnosed in San Francisco with the still unnamed disease. He co-authored a safer-sex manual called “Play Fair,” and died in 1984.
Homosexuality: Legitimate Alternative Deathstyle | Dick Hafer
Conservative/Republican nutter and cartoonist, Dick Hafer presents a looney tale of the perils of sodomy, including golden showers, fisting, and the downfall of humanity!
Illustrated ‘FACTS’ of the Homosexual Agenda!
June 29, 1986. Marchers carrying a banner and signs protesting California Proposition 64 — known as the LaRouche Initiative, after political activist Lyndon LaRouche, who proposed it — parade down San Francisco’s Market Street during the 17th annual Freedom Day Parade. The LaRouche Initiative, which was on the Nov. 4, 1986, ballot, proposed that all AIDS patients be quarantined and barred from school and food service jobs. It was rejected.
Photo: Jim Gerberich / The Associated Press
Castro Sweep, October 1989
What started out as a peaceful rally for federal AIDS funding at the Federal Building turned ugly when San Francisco police officers stormed the Castro in what became known as the Castro Sweep. Fully armed riot police made hundreds of arrests and people were beaten.
AIDS Memorial Quilt, October 11, 1996