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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Objects in History : AIDS as Cultural Singularity
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'When I tried to think about my earliest memory of HIV or AIDS, I couldn't seem to go back further than the first time I had sex. I was staying in a cheap hostel in Amsterdam a few months before my 19th birthday and one night ended up at a really cruisy gay bar. It was packed, dimly lit. There I was, a tall, lanky 18-year-old boy from country Victoria, standing in the corner with no idea what I was doing. A few beers turned my furtive glances into awkward stares, and after about an hour a cute Israeli guy probably twice my age stuck up a conversation.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The Lifted Brow no. 25 March 2015 8695316 2015 periodical issue 2015 pg. 49-53
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