To link HIV or AIDS with homosexuality is to make some homosexuals livid. This is very curious given the facts that we consider in this section. For starters, during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, one of the names given to AIDS was Gay Related Immune Deficiency Syndrome (GRIDS).1 We need not examine the nature of AIDS, but it suffices to say that AIDS equals death. Start by reading about the origin of HIV.
- ^ R. Shilts, And the band played on. (Saint Martin's Press, New York, 1987).