HOMOSEXUAL men who led double lives risked spreading AIDS to their wives and might also donate blood rather than be exposed, gay leaders warned yesterday.
There is no form to sign at the Red Cross Blood Bank which states whether or not a donor is homosexual.
Round-up of recent developments in Australia by Phil Carswell.
The AIDS Benefit at the Midnight Shift has raised $6085 for the benefit of the people with AIDS.
Letter to the Sydney Star from Ken Bryan and Bobby Goldsmith, 18 May 1984.
A deputation from the AIDS Action Committee (AAC) to the NSW Health Minister, Laurie Brereton, received a favourable hearing and resulted in a promised re-organisation of Health Department committee structures and funding for a field worker to undertake “contract tracing” of possible AIDS cases.
There had only been one confirmed case of AIDS in Australia, a health expert said yesterday … reports of up to 19 suspected cases were the result of hysteria.
A call for a national symposium of doctors to discuss acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been made by Sydney’s homosexuals following the disclosure of at least 19 suspected cases of the incurable and generally fatal illness in Australia.