"It was his own plaid shirt, lost, he’d thought, long ago in some damn laundry...stolen by Jack and hidden here inside Jack’s own shirt, the pair like two skins, one inside the other, two in one.”
AIDS Memorial Quilt makes its inaugural debut.
The French got the right idea much earlier than other major nations, decriminalizing homosexuality in 1791.
While in office, he advocated for AIDS research and financial support for those seeking treatment.
"I have always been and always will be a proud gay man."
Born on August 19, 1883, the designer was controversial until the end.
The classic documentary on New York's ball culture was released theatrically 25 years ago today. Open the library, we're going to do some reading.