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BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LINKS
Online Articles and Websites

Sepkowitz, Kent A. MD. (2001, June 7). AIDS - The First 20 Years. New England Journal of Medicine. Retrieved from http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM200106073442306#t=articleAIDS

The AIDs Library. (date unknown). What is HIV? What is AIDs? Retrieved from https://www.aidslibrary.org/hiv-101/what-is-hiv-what-is-aids/

US Department of Health & Human Services (AIDS.gov). (2015). A Timeline of HIV and AIDS. Retrieved from https://www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/overview/history/hiv-and-aids-timeline

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. (2017, August 8). Global Health Policy: The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic. Retrieved from http://www.kff.org/global-health-policy/fact-sheet/the-global-hivaids-epidemic/

Online Magazine "POZ"; https://www.poz.com/page/about-us (contemporary perspective on people living with HIV)

NY Times article from 1987, Where Homosexuals Found a Haven, There's No Haven From AIDS. http://www.nytimes.com/1987/07/15/us/where-homosexuals-found-a-haven-there-s-no-haven-from-aids.html

Books on AIDS

When We Rise: My Life in the Movement - book by Cleve Jones

France, David. (2016, November 29). How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS. New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

AIDS and its Metaphors by Susan Sontag, 1989

A Grassroots History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in North America by James Gillett 2010

AIDS in America by Susan Hunter and Alan Cumming, 2006

Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir, Paul Monette, 1998


AIDS in Popular Culture: Movies and Plays

"And the Band Played On" - Full movie on Youtube.com

Dallas Buyers Club - movie
Powerful clip but FULL of explicit language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X32pSJrgF3Q

Milk - movie 2008

Angels in America - a play by Tony Kushner; a TV series

"Rent"- Broadway musical by Jonathan Larson 1994; movie 2005

"The Normal Heart," play by Larry Kramer, 1985
https://www.amazon.com/Normal-Heart-Larry-Kramer/dp/057361993X