It's Throwback Thursday and I've heard talk of an ACT UP thirtieth anniversary reunion and action in the planning stages back in New York City. This jogged my memory about a very political and fun HIV protest in April 1993 at the U.S. Capitol.
A photo was snapped of myself, Larry Kramer and Vicky Torres of the Women's AIDS Resources Network, by longtime lesbian reporter Karen Ocamb. The image is the only one I have of Larry and I and it's an honor to know our life-paths at a crucial time in world health and political hatred of gays.
Here's the essay I wrote a few days before the vote in my 2014 race for San Francisco's Supervisor of the Castro District:
By Michael Petrelis