Scott Robbe — Founder of Out in Film — DiesTime Magazine: COVID Spread Triggers AIDS-Era Survivors‘La Cage aux Folles’ Jerry Herman Dies at 88Jonathan Van Ness of ‘Queer Eye’ Shares HIV+ StatusSinger Thomas Neuwirth / Conchita Announces HIV-Positive StatusPerformance Artist & HIV Educator Antron-Reshaud Olukayode DiesHarvard Honors Elton John as Humanitarian of the YearBroadway Composer-Lyricist Michael Friedman DiesAIDS Survivor Fred Hersch Releases ‘Open Book’Gilbert Baker — Creator of Rainbow Flag — DiesActress Alexis Arquette Dies‘Julio of Jackson Heights’ Premieres at Film FestivalWhite House and NIH Meet to Address HIV StigmaActor Charlie Sheen Announces HIV-Positive Status‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ Steve Moore DiesSean Sasser, Former Partner of MTV’s Pedro Zamora, Dies‘How to Survive a Plague’ Hits TheatersSurvey Indicates Public Ignorance About HIV and AIDSVogue Inventor Paris Dupree DiesPublic Debates Transplant Ban of HIV-Infected OrgansAIDS Activist Elizabeth Taylor Dies at Age 79Actress & Early AIDS Prevention Advocate Zelda Rubinstein Dies at 76‘Freddie For A Day’ Event Starts in EnglandAIDS Denialist Christine Maggiore DiesNYC Dancer & Choreographer Willi Ninja DiesErasure’s Andy Bell Announces HIV+ StatusGhana’s Kiki Djan — Keyboardist for Osibisa — DiesDancer-Actor Gene Anthony Ray of ‘Fame’ DiesTony & Emmy Award-winning Actor Michael Jeter DiesFashion & Celebrity Photographer Herb Ritts DiesRobbin Crosby — Guitarist of Glam-Rock Band Ratt — DiesLance Loud of PBS’s ‘American Family’ DiesKenny Greene of R&B Group INTRO DiesSoccerplayer Job Komol Suspended after Testing Positive for HIVRandy Krivonic, San Francisco Dancer, DiesIsraeli Star Ofra Haza DiesGugu Dlamini Killed by Neighbors in South AfricaActor-Screenwriter Murray Salem DiesDouglas Hevenor, Award-Winning Dancer, DiesAfrobeat Star & Activist Fela Kuti DiesPrincipal Dancer Christopher Boatwright Dies‘Heat of the Night’ Actor Howard Rollins DiesDance Festival Launched on Fire Island to Raise MoneyLA Musician Paul Delph DiesLuis Antonio Gonzalez, of SF Dance Center, DiesDominican Actress-Activist Ilka Tanya Payán DiesPoet & AIDS Activist Essex Hemphill DiesKenneth Craig Innes, Broadway & TV Dancer, DiesTom McBride — ‘Friday The 13th’ Actor — DiesTV-Film-Stage Actor Richard Frank DiesNative American Opera Singer White Eagle DiesSteve Silver — Creator of ‘Beach Blanket Babylon’ — DiesMajor League Player Glenn Burke DiesBroadway Dancer-Actor Tony Azito DiesRapper Eazy-E DiesSouth African gospel singer Musa Njoko Discloses HIV-Positive StatusOlympian Diver Greg Louganis Shares HIV+ StatusWriter-Activist Paul Monette DiesC+C Music Factory’s David Cole DiesDisney Exec Gary Kalkin DiesKeith McDaniel, Alvin Ailey Soloist, DiesPediatric AIDS Activist Elizabeth Glaser DiesActivist & Reality TV Star Pedro Zamora DiesBilly Wilson of ‘Bubbling Brown Sugar’ DiesJoel Harrison, Founder of Hudson Rep Dance Theater, Dies‘Radical Faerie’ Barry Cundiff DiesNYC Poet-Performer Assotto Saint DiesProducer-Songwriter Dan Hartman Dies‘Dallas’ Actor Dack Rambo DiesDerek Jarman — British Film Director & Activist — DiesAuthor-Journalist Randy Shilts DiesPioneer of AIDS Activism Michael Callen Dies‘Philadelphia’ Opens in Movie Theaters NationwideGay Journalist John Rowberry DiesBadlands singer Ray Gillen diesFilm Director Emile Ardolino DiesRoy London — Influencial Acting Teacher — DiesPatrick Lippert of ‘Rock the Vote’ Dies‘Angels in America’ Wins Four Tony Awards & Pulitzer‘Soul Train Music Awards’ Producer Anthony Sabatino DiesRick Redewill — Owner of San Francisco’s Lone Star Saloon — DiesTennis Star Arthur Ashe DiesRock Star Elton John Starts AIDS FoundationSOMA Event Producer Jerry Vallaire DiesClub Pianist Frank Banks DiesBallet Dancer Rudolf Nureyev DiesEZTV Founder John Dorr DiesFlorida Teenager Ricky Ray DiesDavid Oliver, Emmy-winning Actor, DiesChicago Playwright Scott McPherson DiesGay U.S. Sailor Killed in Homophobic Attack in JapanVeteran British Character Actor Denholm Elliott DiesPaul Jabara – ‘Last Dance’ Songwriter — DiesKeith Prentice — Larry in ‘Boys in the Band’ — DiesActor Anthony Perkins of ‘Psycho’ DiesMr. International Leather of 1983 DiesIrving Allen Lee, Television Soap Star, DiesSpanish Illustrator Juan Suárez Botas DiesAlexis Sorel — Radical Faerie from Columbia — DiesRoger ‘Jim” Thompson — Bay Area Craftsman — DiesBroadway Showman & Songwriter Peter Allen DiesRobert Pruzan — Bay Area Photographer — DiesBrady Bunch’s Robert Reed DiesRobert Gladstein, Choreographer for San Francisco Ballet, DiesFreddie Mercury Tribute Concert Raises AIDS FundsScience Fiction Writer Isaac Asimov DiesClark Tippet, ABT Dancer-Choreographer, DiesFashion Icon Tina Chow DiesTheater Director AJ Antoon DiesMuppeteer Richard Hunt DiesSan Francisco Leatherman & Artist ‘Cirby’ DiesKimberly Bergalis — Focus of Testing Debate — DiesPaul Martin Heltsley — San Francisco Writer-Editor — DiesPerformer Freddie Mercury DiesJacques Morali, Creator of Village People, DiesTony Richardson, Oscar-Winning Director, DiesMagic Johnson Announces HIV-Positive StatusActor Brad Davis of ‘Midnight Express’ DiesSan Francisco Drag Performer Tippi / Erik Mead DiesGay Man Murdered in Montrose Area of HoustonSteven Grossman — Singer-Songwriter of ‘Caravan Tonight’ — DiesDrag Performer Doris Fish / Philip Mills DiesPoll: Fear of AIDS Causes Singles to Change Sexual BehaviorThomas Hannan — Opera Singer & AIDS Activist — DiesTommy Lasorda Jr, Son of Dodgers Manager, DiesRed Ribbon Makes Debut at Tony AwardsA Chorus Line’s Nicholas Dante DiesNYC Documentarian and Writer Phil Zwickler Dies‘Predator’ Actor Kevin Peter Hall DiesDisney Lyricist Howard Ashman Dies‘Paris is Burning’ Premieres in New York CityEdward Stierle, Joffrey Dancer-Choreographer, DiesBallet Dancer Burton Taylor DiesBay Area Dancer Antonio Mendes DiesSan Francisco Playwright Robert Chesley DiesMargaret Thatcher Resigns as Britain’s Prime MinisterVideo Artist-Activist Ray Navarro DiesFilm Historian Vito Russo DiesVirtuoso Pianist Jorge Bolet DiesActor-Singer Ray Stephens DiesRock Musician Tom Fogerty DiesSan Francisco Business Owner James Heady DiesBobby DeBarge, of R&B Band DeBarge, DiesPerformer Ethyl Eichelberger DiesBrazilian Rock Star Cazuza DiesBay Area Comedian Jim Samuels DiesJulio Rivera Attacked & Killed in Jackson Heights, QueensPaul Giovanni — Composer for ‘Wicker Man’ Soundtrack — DiesNYC Fashion Illustrator George Stavrinos DiesNYC Dancer Demian ‘D-Man’ Acquavella DiesSan Francisco Playwright-Actor Dan Turner DiesActor Franklyn Seales DiesIvy League Professor John J. Winkler DiesCBS Airs ‘That’s What Friends Are For’ ConcertIconic Fashion Designer Halston DiesPop Stars Perform in AIDS Benefit Concert at Radio CityActor Stephan Burns of ‘The Thorn Birds’ DiesArtist Keith Haring DiesFilmmaker Bill Sherwood DiesTheater Director Leland Moss DiesFashion Trailblazer Patrick Kelly DiesChicago Theater Director Gary Tucker DiesChoreographer & Activist Alvin Ailey DiesFrench Actor Rémi Laurent DiesCult Movie Icon Cookie Mueller DiesCynthia Slater — Founder of Society of Janus — DiesStage & Film Actor Michael Carmine DiesActor Paul Shenar – Alejandro Sosa in ‘Scarface’ – DiesDrummer Movie Critic Kenny Lackey DiesJack Smith, of ‘Flaming Creatures’ Notoriety, DiesFashion Designer Angel Estrada DiesAmanda Blake — TV’s Miss Kitty on ‘Gunsmoke’ — DiesNASCAR Driver Tim Richmond DiesStudio 54 Creator Steve Rubell DiesGeoff Mains — Author of ‘Urban Aboriginals’ — DiesTV Soap Villain Christopher Bernau DiesVirgil Pearson-Smith, Dancer with the Metropolitan Opera, DiesPlaywright James Kirkwood Jr. DiesBay Area Classical Singer Elwood Thornton DiesVisual AIDS Founder William Olander DiesMike Rasfeld, Chicago Recording Artist, DiesTV-Film Actor Merritt Butrick DiesPhotographer Robert Mapplethorpe DiesAIDS Anthem ‘Love Don’t Need a Reason’ ReleasedMadonna & Sanda Bernhard Join Dancefloor at APLA FundraiserDancer-Choreographer James Tyler DiesNYT Fashion Columnist John Duka DiesClaude Duvall — Founder of Noh Oratorio Society — Dies‘Ryan White Story’ Captivates TV AudiencesActivist-Author Joseph Beam DiesTV News Anchor Max Robinson DiesSinger-Performer Sylvester DiesActor Timothy Patrick Murphy DiesTexas Judge Lightens Sentence of Homophobic KillerPunk Vocalist John Morris (aka Black Randy) DiesChoreographer to the Stars Howard ‘Howie’ Jeffrey DiesSan Francisco Ballet Dancer Peter Childers DiesPoll: Sympathy for PWAs, But Not if Gay or IV Drug UsersEntertainer Wayland Flowers DiesConcert Pianist David Anthony Keith Dies‘Boys in the Band’ Actor Leonard Frey DiesLos Angeles Zoning Board Decides AIDS Hospice Can StayAngels of Light Founder Rodney Price DiesBay Area Theater Designer Jesse Hollis DiesColin Higgins — Screenwriter of ‘Harold & Maude’ — DiesSan Francisco Actor Tommy Pace DiesStage & Film Actor Anthony Holland DiesGerman Actor Kurt Raab DiesOpera Conductor Andrew Meltzer DiesAIDS Hospice Ordered to Move from Hollywood NeighborhoodSociety of Janus Editor Mark Joplin DiesFlamenco Dancer Cruz Luna DiesClassical Pianist Youri Egorov DiesNYC Choreographer Arnie Zane DiesBay Area Artist Chuck Arnett DiesMichael Cappara, Founder of City Centre Ballet, DiesNeighbors Fight to Eject AIDS Hospice from HollywoodSan Francisco Dancer-Teacher Joah Lowe DiesUK Gay Newspaper Targeted in Arson AttackHollywood UMC Member Lyle Loder DiesWashington Ballet Choreographer Goh Choo San DiesSteve Tracy from TV’s ‘Little House on the Prairie’ DiesAnd the Band Played On: Book Recounts Early Years of HIVHIV/AIDS PSAs Pop Up in AmericaHome of Three HIV+ Boys is Burned DownLA Times Publishes ‘AIDS: A Global Assessment’Dancer-Choreographer Jorge Samaniego DiesGay Cinema Pioneer Arthur J. Bressan Jr. DiesGay Games Founder Tom Waddell DiesSan Francisco Ballet Dancer Sean O’Neill DiesBroadway Director Michael Bennett DiesHustler Publisher Althea Flynt DiesRidiculous Theatrical Company’s Charles Ludlam DiesRobert Jacobson, Editor of Opera News, DiesJack Romann, Friend & Inspiration to Classical Musicians, DiesU.K. Princess Extends Hand to Person Living With HIVFashion Designer Willi Smith DiesFashion Illustrator Antonio Lopez DiesSacramento Musician Neal LoMonaco DiesPianist-Showman Liberace DiesBay Area Actor-Director Chuck Solomon DiesBay Area Opera Director Arthur Conrad DiesRedbone Press Publishes ‘In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology’Fear of AIDS Linked to Increase in Anti-LGBT ViolenceFilm Actor Marcelino Sánchez DiesBay Area Actor-Director Raymond Tasco DiesHistorian & Author Anthony Perles DiesNYC Interior Designer Robin Jacobsen DiesSan Francisco Actor-Musician Chaz Watson DiesCelebrity Make-Up Artist Way Bandy DiesNotorious Lawyer Roy Cohn DiesLeading Ballet Dancer Charles Ward DiesFashion Designer Perry Ellis DiesHerman George — Costume Designer for ‘Babylon’ — DiesDancer-Choreographer Ed Mock DiesComic Actor Stephen Stucker DiesFilm Actor Barry Robins DiesNational Review Founder William F. Buckley Proposes AIDS TattooAward-winning Lyricist Howard Greenfield DiesDionne Warwick ‘and Friends’ Sing for amFARAIDS Hospice Founder & Publisher Charles Lee Morris DiesLA Times Poll Indicates Americans Support AIDS QuarantineTelevangelist Tammy Faye Interviews PWA Steve PietersB-52s Guitarist Ricky Wilson DiesFilm Legend Rock Hudson DiesRyan White Refused Entry to School‘As Is’ Opens on Broadway‘The Normal Heart’ Opens at the Public TheatreChicago Theater Actor J Pat Miller DiesMusical Director James Thomason-Bergner DiesLawrence ‘La-La’ Beach — Owner of SF’s Balcony — DiesWest Hollywood is Born with LGBT-Majority CouncilSan Francisco Closes 14 BathhousesNYT Article Erroneously Suggests AIDS Transmission via Saliva is PossibleTime Magazine Calls PWA’s ‘The New Untouchables’Early AIDS/KS Activist Bobbi Campbell DiesCalvin Hampton — Organist for Calvary Episcopal Church — DiesFrench Philosopher Michel Foucault DiesPortugese Pop Star António Variações DiesSan Francisco Dancer Charles Butts DiesTheatre Rhinoceros Founder Allan Estes DiesU.S. Military Veteran Dennis Yount DiesDancer-Choreographer Bill Kendall DiesCanadian flight Attendant Gaëtan Dugas DiesSan Francisco Actor-Singer John Ponyman DiesTV Medical Drama Tackles Subject of AIDS in EpisodeRussell Hartley, Performing Arts Archivist, DiesFirst AIDS Discrimination Lawsuit Filed in NYCClassical Pianist Paul Jacobs DiesComedian Eddie Murphy Perpetuates Stigma in HBO SpecialSan Francisco Dancer Graham Conley DiesNewsweek Magazine Puts ‘Gay America’ on CoverSinger-Performer Klaus Nomi DiesSinger-Musician Jobriath DiesWeHo Gay Bars & Bathhouses Empty as Misinformation SpreadsRev. Troy Perry Debates Jerry Falwell on TV‘I Will Survive’ Addresses Epidemic on Public Radio in Los AngelesTelevangelist Jerry Falwell Claims AIDS is Punishment for HomosexualityAIDS Coverage Lands on NYT Front PageKen Ramsauer – First Person with AIDS on TV – Memorialized in Central Park20/20 on ABC Broadcasts In-Depth Story on AIDS CrisisFirst Male Supermodel Joe MacDonald DiesFrontiers Magazine Re-prints ‘1,112 and Counting’ on CoverLarry Kramer Publishes ‘1,112 and Counting’First In-Depth Article on AIDS Published in NYT MagazineNational AIDS Hotline Opens to High DemandMusician & Producer Patrick Cowley DiesEarly AIDS Activists Issue Warning to NYC CommunityJimmy Howell – Bay Area Dance Teacher – DiesSan Francisco Dancer Larry Hinneman DiesGay Cable Network Debuts in New York CityTerrence Higgins – Hansard Reporter in UK – DiesPlay Fair! First to Advocate for Safe Sex PracticesFront-Page Story on AIDS Appears in Mainstream PressStigmatizing Label ‘GRID’ is CoinedHibiscus – Founder of Cockettes & Angels of Light – DiesAward-winning Broadway Actor Lenny Baker DiesDancer-Choreographer Antony Valdor Dies‘Dreamgirls’ Opens on BroadwayElizabeth Glaser Receives Blood Transfusion during Childbirth Process‘Gay Cancer’ Enters the HIV/AIDS Lexicon