HIV AND AIDS HISTORY
HIV and AIDS History
How Edinburgh became the AIDS capital of Europe
In the mid-1980s Edinburgh became known as the Aids capital of Europe. A new deadly disease, cheap heroin and the hardline attitudes of the authorities were the ingredients for a public health disaster.
How Edinburgh became the AIDS capital of Europe | BBC | 1 Dec 2019
How a typo created a scapegoat for the AIDS epidemic | Maclean's
A 1984 study planted the seed that would lead the media to falsely demonize Gaëtan Dugas as Patient Zero of an epidemic that would kill more than 700,000 people in North America.
How a typo created a scapegoat for the AIDS epidemic | Maclean's | 17 Apr 2019
COVID-19: Patient zero: why it’s such a toxic term | The Conversation | 1 Apr 2020
The VITO Project
Created in association with the Cinema Museum to promote dialogue between different generations of LGBTs. The series provides an alternative space for LGBTs of all ages to watch films and share ideas.
The VITO Project | ReShape
Vito Russo | Wikipedia