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'Fire' man: Wojnarowicz, censored by Smithsonian, sounded an alarm in dire times

A positive diagnosis for HIV in 1987 didn't leave you with many options. The pharmaceuticals that have extended life spans for many of those now infected were not then available. Hostility and fear were rampant. It was reasonable to assume not only that you had received a death sentence, but that...

By Philip Kennicott

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