The AIDS crisis hit San Francisco like an atom bomb in the early 1980s. In a community that had finally found its voice and strength, people (most of them queer men) died at an alarming rate from a disease no one yet understood and that the president would not even acknowledge existed. Among other things, it gave a sense of urgency to queer journalists and artists, who were inspired to capture the spirit of their times lest it be forgotten. The late Robert Giard was among those people, moved... More >>>