Look at this, and remember it next time someone says that the gay community survived the AIDS epidemic.
We didn’t survive, we started over. We lost all but an entire generation.
This is what “we survived Reagan, you’ll survive Trump” looks like. No, we didn’t.
[[Image description: a screen shot of a tweet from @ hanifleylabi, which reads (quote): The men in white are the surviving members of the original San Fransisco Gay Men’s choir. The rest represent those lost to AIDS. (unquote)
Below that is a photo of the choir on stage, taken from a balcony. Seven men are in white, facing forward. One hundred and thirty-two men are dressed in black, and are standing with their backs to the camera. Description ends]
Reblogging for World AIDS Day
Remember, that this, too, is why Pride Month was started.
Good God. 😦
People were content to say “It’s their problem” rather than to fix the problem. This is precisely what that looks like
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