30 Heartbreaking Pictures Of The AIDS Epidemic And The People Who Fought To Be Heard

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In the 1980s, the AIDS epidemic was reaching a fever pitch. People across the U.S. and elsewhere were dying. Others were frightened by a disease that they didn’t understand but were sure would spread wildly.

But the decade was also a time of change — a time when activists took the streets to open the world’s eyes to the victims’ suffering and to the realities of this widely misunderstood disease.

[Read the full article at All That Is Interesting.]

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