Episode 2: How to Have Sex in an Epidemic

Season 5, Ep. 2

Episode 2: As the AIDS crisis worsens, gay men in New York City improvise a response, forming alliances and drawing battle lines. You can find a list of books, articles, and documentaries we used in our research at

From the creators of Slow Burn, Fiasco: The AIDS Crisis is a deep dive into the impact of a deadly virus that transformed American life. The complete 8-episode season is available on Audible at