Support Groups and Educational Forums Are Nice. Newsletters Are Great. But What About Love?
By Enid Vázquez
As facilitator of support groups at New York City's Body Positive during the early '90s, straight boy Thorner Harris heard people say over and over that all social events for heterosexuals with HIV were largely limited to those living in the therapeutic community. Some felt unwelcome at the events, or they couldn't relate to people in recovery. Harris thought, "Why not try to start a social group where the greatest cross-section of positive straight people could meet each other?