In the Middle of a War: AIDS

"You watch yourself so closely," says Frank Folino, a legal secretary who has seen many of his friends in Chicago die of AIDS. "If you find a little spot that may just be a bruise, or if you get a cold, you wonder: Is this it?" For gay men, it is not just a question they ask themselves. For most of them, even that large conservative percentage that never enjoyed fast-track, promiscuous sex, it is the overriding issue of their lives. They are in the middle of a war, fighting not only the disease but also their fear of it and...

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