HIV and AIDS: An Origin Story - cyclingedinburgh.info - Gay cancer
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Gay-related immune deficiency was the original name for a disease currently known as AIDS. GRID was first mentioned in a May 11, article in the New York Times. In this article, the term "A.I.D." is also mentioned. In the early days of AIDS. Commentator Joe Wright spent more than 10 years doing AIDS community work in San Francisco. He says that back in and '82, before AIDS was called AIDS, it was called "gay cancer." At the time, cancer was the most dreaded disease in the United States. And because the first.