Index
Photo captions are indicated by the letter
c
following the page number.
AB C (American Broadcasting Company
I,
84,128,198,212; "Monday Night Foot-
ball," 178;
Our Sons
(made-for-Tv
movie!, 176-204; "World News
Tonight," 144, 318,
~74n.7
Ablin, Richard, 321, 386 n.l; "AIDS: Deja
Vu in Ancient Egypt?" (letter to
Emerg-
ing Infectious Diseases
I,
321
(see also
King Tut's tombl
Absolutely Positive
(documentary by
Peter Adair!, 368 n.7
Acronyms: America's Ideal Death Sen-
tence, 13; Gay-Related Immune Defi-
ciency (GRID!, 46-47; Kaposi's sarcoma
iKSOI
I,
49; Women at Risk and Multiple
Partners of Sexually Active Adults
(WARMPSAAI, 57-58; Wrath of God Syn-
drome (woesi, 27, 46
Activism: agenda for, 296; and AIDS treat-
ment: 278-314; and AZT debates, 299-
307; community-based AIDS treatment
research, 297-98, 310-1 I; and media
education, 295; against media represen-
tations of homosexuality, 18 I; method-
ology of treatment activism, 287,297;
military metaphors for, 295; narrative
of in
Rockville Is Burning,
298; and
Reagan government, 293-95; "thera-
peutic utopianism," phase of, 290; use
of scientific methodology, 3 II
ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash
Power!, 8,130,141,236,263-73,
287,293-6, "lO5, 309, 311; ACT UP New
York, 9, 97, 236, 263-73, 306; ACT UP
New York Women and AIDS Book
Group, 97,237,264; infiltration of CBS
Evening News, 141, 141C, 325;
Women,
AIDS, and Activism,
237, 263-73, 375
n.2; Women's Caucus (New York!, 9,
237, 263-73,375
TheACT UP Women's Caucus Women
and AIDS Handbook,
37 5 n.2
Advocate,
7, 260c; profile of Rebekka
Armstrong, 26oc
Aerosolized pentamidine (as prophylaxis
and treatment for pCP!, 286c, 288, 297,
30 6,
309
Africa, North, 111
Africa, sub-Saharan, 9, 16, 10, 112-17, 119,
120,17
1,
205,221,227,236,247,248-
55, po, 148 n.12; African viruses, 29;
AIDS in central African countries, 57, 62,
65, 107C, III-12, 1I5, 141, 304, 320;
Central Africa, 105,108, I II, II7, 121,
206,210,230,236; Central African Re-
public, 225, 227; the Congo, 62; "dark
continent," 101; heterosexual transmis-
sionin, 53, 64; as origin of AIDS, 29, 38,
121, 320; prostitution in, 254, 275
(see
also
heterosexual transmission!; reports
of AIDS in, 20S-II; stereotypes about
Africans, 2}6, 25 3-54; unfounded
claims about rnonkeys in, 38, II4, 313;
women withAIDS in, 91, 254, 275-76
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