Jay and Robert

Gay life in the New York City theatre world in the 1980’s and the impact of HIV and AIDS

Harold Kooden PhD for Stonewall Outloud (Part 1)

One of the first openly gay psychologists in the country, who helped to create the first network of LGBT health professionals and mobilize the gay community during the AIDS crisis.

Larry Dearmon & Stephen Mills

“One reason I love you so much is you know what I went through and you don’t feel threatened.” Larry Dearmon and Stephen Mills first met during the height of the AIDS epidemic. At StoryCorps, they looked back on the...

Interview with a Shanti Emotional Support Volunteer

I interview Bob, who volunteered at Shanti, an AIDS emotional support organization, from 1984-1990. He talks about the emotional intimacy, the change in the LGBTQ community, and one of his first clients.