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Abortion rights, 92–93, 289 n. 20
Achmat, Zackie, 32–33, 147–48, 150,
154–56, 171–73, 179, 183. See also Fig
Trees (Greyson)
Acousmêtre, 226
Activism: African American, 54; ar-
chives and, 2–3, 5, 9, 74–76, 243;
discursive roles and, 99–101; gay and
lesbian, 54, 85; global, 105–6, 147–
48; lesbians and, 26, 145, 165, 268
n. 19, 289 n. 12; memory of, 75–76,
109–11; trauma and, 5; treatment,
105–6, 171; video, 85–92, 104–11;
women and, 26, 40, 85, 270 n. 61. See
also ACt uP (AIDS Coalition to Un-
leash Power); AIDS cultural activism;
Treatment Action Campaign (tAC)
Activist memorials, 107–10
ACt uP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash
Power): Cvetkovich on, 24; direct-
action videos, 31–32, 77–79, 87–92,
241–42; feminist influence on, 26;
Fight Back, Fight AIDS (Wentzy),
110–11; influence on Zero Patience,
167; Nixon exhibition picketing,
18; origins, 85–86; Schulman on,
2; Stop the Church (Hilferty), 94–98;
tAC and, 147; video memorials,
107–10; Voices from the Front (Testing
the Limits), 99–105; witnessing, 10;
Wolf on, 76
ACt uP Oral History Project, 242–47
Adair, Peter, 61
Address, 141; affective, 195, 208, 215;
indirect, 89; media, 135–36; textual,
90, 99, 119, 189. See Direct address;
Ethical address
African American culture, 52–55, 59
African National Congress (AnC), 156,
171, 173, 182
Agamben, Giorgio, 12
AIDS (acquired immune deficiency
syndrome): as a gay disease, 17, 85,
130, 170, 258 n. 46; global aspects
of, 105–6, 147–48, 176; mainstream
media representation of, 3, 6, 13,
17–19, 22, 43–48, 81–84, 102–4, 130;
normalization of, 6, 143–47, 240; as
trauma, 2–5
AIDS activist video. See Direct-action
video
AIDS autobiographies, 116–20, 143
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACt
uP). See ACt uP (AIDS Coalition to
Unleash Power)
A.I.D.S.C.R.E.A.M. (Tartaglia), 19
AIDS cultural activism, 8–9, 13, 26,
54, 74
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