A group advocating AIDS research marches down Fifth Avenue during the 14th annual Lesbian and Gay Pride parade in New York, June 27, 1983. Mario Suriani/Associated Press
Lee Snider. [First AIDS Memorial Service in New York City, Central Park Bandshell], June 13, 1983. Lee Snider/Photo Images; courtesy of the Fales Library & Special Collections, NYU
Mayor Edward I. Koch at a Press Conference to Announce the City’s Establishment of the Office of Gay and Lesbian Health Concerns, Designed to Help in the Fight Against AIDS, 1983. Courtesy of the Municipal Archives, New York City
Frank Fournier. [Parents Protesting Board of Education], 1985. © Frank Fournier/Contact Press Images/New-York Historical Society, AIDS in New York: The First Five Years.
Lee Snider. [Closure of The Anvil], 1985. Lee Snider/Photo Images; courtesy of the Fales Library & Special Collections, NYU.
Larry Kramer. The Normal Heart. New York: Plume, 1985. Cover: Brad Davis and D.W. Moffett in a scene from the stage production of The Normal Heart, 1985. Ph