It was a horrific, stigmatizing time for gay men in the US.
I was friends with a co worker who was not obviously gay, but as we gradually became good friends, I was introduced to more and more of his friends.
It was interesting for me and certainly made me aware that people are people and their sexuality is only one facet of that. I am one of the luckiest people on earth that I can still count as one of my closest friends this lovely, smart, funny, caring man and his husband.
But I will say, that the friends I made thru him during that period of time, who are my age (75) are s