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AIDS (Disease) -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Overview The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.
Dates: 1979 - 2012

Dee Mosbacher papers and Woman Vision records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00740
Overview Diane (Dee) Mosbacher is an activist, filmmaker, and practicing psychiatrist. Her production company, Woman Vision, has produced films with themes touching on homophobia in various contexts, women's history, and the lived experiences of people who are gay and lesbian. This collection documents Mosbacher's personal life and professional life both through and outside of Woman Vision. It includes writings by and about Mosbacher, paper records from Woman Vision's projects, and a large amount of...
Dates: 1950 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2013

SisterLove records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00684
Overview At the time of its founding, SisterLove provided safe space for women, especially women of African descent, to confront the realities of living with the AIDS. Dázon Dixon Diallo initiated a collaboration with a local women's organization to improve access for all women and especially those of color. In 1987, the Women's AIDS Prevention Project (WAPP) was formed. In 1989, Ms. Diallo founded SisterLove Women's AIDS Project with the help of WAPP's Women of Color Advisory Board. The organization's...
Dates: 1986-2007

Thing, 1991 - 1992

 File — Box 20: [310183630088259]
Scope and Contents Robert Ford (1962–1994) was a freelance journalist, publisher, and activist born and raised in Chicago. His groundbreaking African-American-focused AIDS column ran in Pulse magazine until the time of his death in 1993. In the late 1980s, Ford collaborated with Trent Adkins and Laurence Warren to found Think Ink, an arts magazine that was, “very Black, not very gay but queer-friendly.” The trio unleashed THING into the world shortly thereafter, boldly declaring that “She Knows Who She Is.” It...
Dates: 1991 - 1992