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Spencer Cox Aids

A Monumental Tribute To An HIV/AIDS Pioneer In NYC

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Prominent AIDS activist Spencer Cox was honored posthumously by St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. The hospitals' multi-site Center for Com...

Grief Is A Sword: A Eulogy For Spencer Cox

Peter Staley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter Staley

This death hit us hard. We have grappled to make sense of it. Why did he stop his meds? What role did his struggle with crystal meth play? Was this a failure of community? Are there lessons we can learn? These aren't just nosy questions by idle bystanders.

The Death Of Activist Spencer Cox: Wounded AIDS Warriors Suffering, Dying On Their Own

John Voelcker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Voelcker

Spencer Cox's death last month was a wake-up call that highlighted once again the critical need for mental health programs and studies of the powerful trauma experienced by gay men in their 40s through 70s who've lived through the loss and destruction of entire communities due to AIDS.

The Private War That Killed Spencer Cox

Mark S. King | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark S. King

AIDS has always been creative in its cruelty. And it has learned to reach through the decades with the second-hand tools of disillusionment and depression and heart-numbing traumas, or, more to the point, using the simple weapon of crystal meth, with all its seductions and deceits.