Chinese AIDS Activist Gao Yaojie Dies at 95Pioneering AIDS Activist Rev. Stephen Pieters DiesAIDS Garden Chicago Opens to the PublicFalsehoods on Social Media Claim HIV-COVID Vaccine ConnectionScott Robbe — Founder of Out in Film — DiesBlack AIDS Monument Opens in Los AngelesTime Magazine: COVID Spread Triggers AIDS-Era SurvivorsCDC’s Initial Report of AIDS Turns 40‘La Cage aux Folles’ Jerry Herman Dies at 88Jonathan Van Ness of ‘Queer Eye’ Shares HIV+ StatusSinger Thomas Neuwirth / Conchita Announces HIV-Positive StatusNYT: Trump Angered at Influx of Haitian Visitors, Saying They ‘All have AIDS’Performance Artist & HIV Educator Antron-Reshaud Olukayode DiesHarvard Honors Elton John as Humanitarian of the YearGeorgia Legislator Asks Whether HIV Quarantine is LegalBroadway Composer-Lyricist Michael Friedman DiesAIDS Survivor Fred Hersch Releases ‘Open Book’Actress Alexis Arquette DiesGunman Kills 49, Injures 68 at Pulse Nighclub in Orlando‘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 DiesGil Scott-Heron — Poet and Pre-cursor to Rap Culture — 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 — DiesTony & Emmy Award-winning Actor Michael Jeter DiesFashion & Celebrity Photographer Herb Ritts DiesCuban Singer Elena Burke DiesLance Loud of PBS’s ‘American Family’ DiesPost-9/11 Anthrax Threat Triggers Survivors of AIDS CrisisKenny Greene of R&B Group INTRO DiesSoccerplayer Job Komol Suspended after Testing Positive for HIVRandy Krivonic, San Francisco Dancer, DiesIsraeli Star Ofra Haza DiesU.S. National Champion Figure Skater Robert Wagenhoffer DiesNew Book on Versace’s Murder Divulges HIV StatusGugu Dlamini Killed by Neighbors in South AfricaHIV+ Politician Thomas Duane Elected to NY State SenateCountry Blues Artist Lonnie Pitchford DiesBay Area Reporter: ‘No Obits’Actor-Screenwriter Murray Salem DiesDouglas Hevenor, Award-Winning Dancer, DiesAfrobeat Star & Activist Fela Kuti DiesFirst Man Murdered in Killing Spree that Ends with Death of VersaceR&B Lyricist, Singer & Dancer Jermaine Stewart DiesPrincipal Dancer Christopher Boatwright DiesDance Festival Launched on Fire Island to Raise MoneyLA Musician Paul Delph DiesKenneth Craig Innes, Broadway & TV Dancer, DiesTom McBride — ‘Friday The 13th’ Actor — DiesTV-Film-Stage Actor Richard Frank DiesSteve Silver — Creator of ‘Beach Blanket Babylon’ — DiesFilipino Singer Rodel Naval DiesBroadway Dancer-Actor Tony Azito DiesJimmy McShane, of New Wave Band Baltimora, DiesRapper Eazy-E DiesSouth African gospel singer Musa Njoko Discloses HIV-Positive StatusOlympian Diver Greg Louganis Shares HIV+ StatusC+C Music Factory’s David Cole DiesKeith McDaniel, Alvin Ailey Soloist, DiesActivist & Reality TV Star Pedro Zamora DiesBilly Wilson of ‘Bubbling Brown Sugar’ DiesJoel Harrison, Founder of Hudson Rep Dance Theater, DiesSurrealist Steven Arnold DiesNYC Poet-Performer Assotto Saint DiesBritish Figure-Skating Great John Curry DiesProducer-Songwriter Dan Hartman Dies‘Dallas’ Actor Dack Rambo DiesDerek Jarman — British Film Director & Activist — DiesAuthor-Journalist Randy Shilts Dies‘Philadelphia’ Opens in Movie Theaters NationwideBadlands singer Ray Gillen diesFilm Director Emile Ardolino DiesDutch Singer René Klijn DiesRobin Weir, Hairdresser to Nancy Reagan, DiesLatin Jazz Giant Héctor Lavoe 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 — DiesFolk-Blues Musician Karen Dalton DiesTennis Star Arthur Ashe DiesRock Legend Elton John Starts AIDS FoundationSOMA Event Producer Jerry Vallaire DiesJerry Mills, Pioneer of Queer Comics, DiesClub Pianist Frank Banks DiesBallet Dancer Rudolf Nureyev DiesFlorida Teenager Ricky Ray DiesDavid Oliver, Emmy-winning Actor, DiesChicago Playwright Scott McPherson DiesGay U.S. Sailor Killed in Homophobic Attack in JapanTerry Clark, Houston Community Leader, DiesVeteran British Character Actor Denholm Elliott DiesPaul Jabara – ‘Last Dance’ Songwriter — DiesKeith Prentice — Larry in ‘Boys in the Band’ — DiesInfant Detained at Haitian Refugee Camp DiesActor Anthony Perkins of ‘Psycho’ DiesIrving Allen Lee, Television Soap Star, DiesGlynis Johnson, Bass Player for Chicago Punk Bands, DiesSpanish Illustrator Juan Suárez Botas DiesKris Anthony, Composer for Turtle Creek Chorale, DiesRobert Pruzan — Bay Area Photographer — DiesBush Orders Coast Guard to Turn Back Haitian Refugees Fleeing by BoatRobert Gladstein, Choreographer for San Francisco Ballet, DiesSharon Redd — Disco Queen, R&B Singer and ‘Harlette’ — DiesCanadian Figure-Skating Champion Brian Pockar DiesFreddie Mercury Tribute Concert Raises AIDS FundsScience Fiction Writer Isaac Asimov DiesFashion Icon Tina Chow DiesNew York Dolls Drummer Jerry Nolan DiesSacramento Activist Stan Hadden 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 BehaviorTommy Lasorda Jr, Son of Dodgers Manager, DiesRed Ribbon Makes Debut at Tony AwardsNYC Documentarian-Writer Phil Zwickler Dies‘Predator’ Actor Kevin Peter Hall DiesMarc Connors, Tenor with The Nylons, Dies‘Paris is Burning’ Premieres in New York CityBallet Dancer Burton Taylor DiesBay Area Dancer Antonio Mendes DiesMargaret Thatcher Resigns as Britain’s Prime MinisterCraig Russell, Drag Artist and Actor from Toronto, DiesDowntown NYC Club Performer John Sex 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 DiesKaisik Wong, Designer of Counter-Cultural Fashion, 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 DiesSan Francisco Playwright-Actor Dan Turner DiesActor Franklyn Seales DiesHouston Gay Rodeo Icon ‘Papa’ Strickler DiesIvy League Professor Jack 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 DiesMercy Killing and Suicide Shock Medical CommunityFashion Trailblazer Patrick Kelly DiesChicago Theater Director Gary Tucker DiesChoreographer & Activist Alvin Ailey DiesFrench Actor Rémi Laurent DiesCult Movie Icon Cookie Mueller DiesSkaters Raise Funds for HIV/AIDS with ‘Skating for Life’Level 42 Guitarist Alan Murphy DiesStage & Film Actor Michael Carmine DiesActor Paul Shenar – Alejandro Sosa in ‘Scarface’ – DiesDrummer Movie Critic Kenny Lackey DiesJack Smith, of ‘Flaming Creatures’ Notoriety, DiesNASCAR Driver Tim Richmond DiesStudio 54 Creator Steve Rubell DiesStephen Hassenfeld, CEO of Hasbro Toys, DiesTV Soap Villain Christopher Bernau DiesBay Area Classical Singer Elwood Thornton DiesMadonna Includes Message in ‘Like a Prayer’ AlbumMike 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 FundraiserJazz Great Miles Davis Publicly Denies Tabloid’s AIDS ClaimDancer-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) 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 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 NeighborhoodFlamenco Dancer Cruz Luna DiesClassical Pianist Youri Egorov DiesFlorida Governor Supports Quarantine of HIV-infected PeopleBay Area Artist Chuck Arnett 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’ DiesJerry Carlson, Conductor of Gay Men’s Choir of LA, DiesAnd the Band Played On: Book Recounts Early Years of HIVHIV/AIDS PSAs Pop Up in AmericaNew York City ‘Paradise’ EndsHome of Three HIV+ Boys is Burned DownLA Times Publishes ‘AIDS: A Global Assessment’Gay Cinema Pioneer Arthur J. Bressan Jr. DiesGay Games Founder Tom Waddell DiesSan Francisco Ballet Dancer Sean O’Neill Dies‘Persons Living With AIDS’ are Named Grand Marshal of Houston PrideHustler Publisher Althea Flynt DiesRidiculous Theatrical Company’s Charles Ludlam DiesRobert Jacobson, Editor of Opera News, DiesJack Romann, Inspiration to Classical Musicians, DiesU.K. Princess Extends Hand to Person Living With HIVFashion Designer Willi Smith DiesFashion Illustrator Antonio Lopez DiesJay Phillips, Sculptor of Contemporary Work, DiesSacramento Classical Musician Neal LoMonaco DiesPianist & Vegas Showman Liberace DiesBay Area Actor-Director Chuck Solomon DiesMartin Burgoyne, British-born Designer and Madonna Pal, 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 DiesEsquerita, Flamboyant Pioneer of Rock n Roll, DiesFred Alizie, Tenor with San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Chorus, DiesBay Area Actor-Director Raymond Tasco DiesHistorian & Author Anthony Perles DiesSan Francisco Actor-Musician Chaz Watson DiesCelebrity Make-Up Artist Way Bandy DiesNotorious Lawyer Roy Cohn 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 DiesDavid Goodstein, Publisher of The Advocate, Dies‘As Is’ Opens on Broadway‘The Normal Heart’ Opens at the Public TheatreChicago Theater Actor J Pat Miller DiesMusical Director James Thomason-Bergner DiesCPAC Member Proposes ‘Extermination of Homosexuals’Dennis Parker — Disco Star & Soap Opera Actor — 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 — DiesCharley Miller, of Turtle Creek Chorale in Dallas, DiesFrench Philosopher Michel Foucault DiesPortugese Pop Star António Variações DiesSan Francisco Dancer Charlie Butts DiesTheatre Rhinoceros Founder Allan Estes DiesU.S. Military Veteran Dennis Yount DiesDancer-Choreographer Bill Kendall DiesTV Producer Philip Mandelker DiesSan Francisco Actor-Singer John Ponyman DiesTV Medical Drama Tackles Subject of HIV/AIDSStephen Lamb, Profiled in New York Times, DiesKeith Barrow, Soul Singer & Son of Civil Rights Champion, DiesRussell 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 Puts ‘Gay America’ on CoverSinger-Musician Jobriath DiesWeHo Gay Bars & Bathhouses Empty as Misinformation SpreadsReverend 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 DemandAIDS Activists Issue Warning to NYC CommunitySan Francisco Dancer Larry Hinneman DiesGay Cable Network Debuts in New York CityPlay Fair! First to Advocate for Safe Sex PracticesCBS News Reports on AIDS among Gay Men in CitiesFront-Page Story on AIDS Appears in Mainstream PressStigmatizing Label ‘GRID’ is CoinedHibiscus – Founder of Cockettes & Angels of Light – DiesAward-winning Broadway Actor Lenny Baker Dies‘Dreamgirls’ Opens on BroadwayElizabeth Glaser Receives Blood Transfusion during Childbirth Process‘Gay Cancer’ Enters the HIV/AIDS Lexicon