I guess I took my formative lessons from people like Larry Kramer, Ann Northrup, Peter Staley, and other leaders in Act Up when I was still very young. Anger was our modus vivendi during the bad old days of the Plague Years. Anger was all we had, because hope didn’t want to even flirt with us.

Old lessons …

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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