AIDS News Updates: A gay man with AIDS has begun an information and counseling service on the syndrome in Portland, Ore

September 1983
Advocate;9/29/83, Issue 377, p10
The article reports that Frank Ross, a gay man with AIDS, has begun an information and counseling service on the syndrome in Portland, Oregon. He was diagnosed with AIDS after seeking medical help in Chicago, Illinois for what he thought was the flu. He moved to Portland in February 1983. Since then, by touring bars Ross has raised 1,000 U.S. dollars to print and distribute a pamphlet on AIDS. He also provides information and advice each afternoon in the office of Phoenix Rising, a Portland gay social services group.


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