If I had written this a month ago, I would have used the figure '40'. If I had written this last week, I would have needed '80'. Today I must tell that 120 gay men in the United States -- most of them here in New York -- are suffering from an often letheal form of cancer called Kaposi's sarcoma or from a virulent form of pneumonia that may be associated with it. More than thirty have died.Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here. Read this tag to see all of them.
—Larry Kramer, NY Native, August 24/September 6 issue, 1981