OUT-ing AIDS

@article{Kerrigan2019OUTingA,
  title={OUT-ing AIDS},
  author={P{\'a}raic Kerrigan},
  journal={Media History},
  year={2019},
  volume={25},
  pages={244 - 258}
}
  • P. Kerrigan
  • Published 3 April 2019
  • Political Science
  • Media History
Little is known about the relationship between the Irish gay press and the AIDS crisis during the 1980s. This article aims to fill this gap by presenting the findings of a study dealing with the AIDS epidemic in Ireland and how it was confronted through the alternative media platform of OUT magazine. Using issues of OUT, it argues that alternative media in Ireland were pivotal in generating vital public health information for the gay community, particularly when the mainstream press and Irish… 
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