Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 24th, 1996
He changed his mind after realizing that being HIV positive did not mean he'd die tomorrow. There was enough time to live the rest of his life to the fullest, doing what he liked best.
But after Mumbai's gay community boycotted him, the man decided not to come out in the open. "I'm not going to be a martyr for nothing. Society is not yet ready for openness," he said ruefully.
Mumbai (formerly Bombay) has been regarded as the "AIDS capital of...
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