The superheroes scurry down Castro Street, adjusting their costumes. An imposing Wonder Woman over 6 feet tall, and sporting a slight five o'clock shadow fidgets with her tissue-stuffed bustier, and settles her wig. The troupe sets up shop in front of the memorial on the corner of Castro and 18th, which marks a grim anniversary of AIDS: It has been 25 years since doctors noticed a strange pattern of illness among gay men in San Francisco. Now, after a quarter-century's agitation and activism, the city's gay men are being asked to take the next step to help end the epidemic. It's a strange sort of request, though. Will you have... More >>>
Courtesy of Jennifer Sarche
The Department of Public Health's HIV research team is looking for "superheroes."