Phil Tiemeyer addresses Patient Zero myth in new book Plane Queer: The Toronto Star

In his new book, Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants, associate professor Phil Tiemeyer details how a gay male flight attendant was scapegoated as “the man who gave us AIDS” to promote a book and rally support for AIDS research funding, The Toronto Star reported May 6. ┬áThe story was reprinted from The Philadelphia Inquirer’s April 22 edition.

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