AIDS

Recipe for Revolution: “Brownie Mary” and the San Francisco AIDS Epidemic, 1980s-1990s

Misha Laurence ’18 is an anthropology major (with a linguistics concentration). His work focuses on medical cannabis, particularly in connection with medical anthropology, science studies, and the study of health movements and activism. For his senior thesis in anthropology, he conducted an ethnographic study of medical cannabis in Washington State. In addition, he enjoys birdwatching,… Read more Recipe for Revolution: “Brownie Mary” and the San Francisco AIDS Epidemic, 1980s-1990s

Widening the Healthcare Gap: The AIDS Epidemic and “The Other”

Kyra Neylan is a fourth year student at Grinnell College studying biology and neuroscience. She is interested in pursuing a career in medicine. From the onset in 1980 of what would come to be a national epidemic, the disease now known as HIV/AIDS was framed as a disease of male homosexuality. Initially termed Gay Related… Read more Widening the Healthcare Gap: The AIDS Epidemic and “The Other”

“BARRIERS” TO THE CONDOM’S PUBLIC HEALTH BENEFITS

About Thomas Auen: As a graduating senior from Grinnell College, I’m making my way to Boston where I will continue my education and science applications as a research assistant. With a major in biological chemistry, my new position in the Department of Endocrinology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School will allow me to… Read more “BARRIERS” TO THE CONDOM’S PUBLIC HEALTH BENEFITS