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Williams Institute Reading Room: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Law and Public Policy: HIV/AIDS

A guide to resources in the Williams Institute Reading Room, part of the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law.

Williams Institute Policy Studies

HIV Discrimination in Dental Care: Results of a Testing Study in Los Angeles County. Brad Sears, Christian Cooper, Fariba S. Younai & Tom Donohoe. 45 Loyola Los Angeles Law Review 909 (2012) *Available online

HIV Discrimination in Health Care Services in Los Angeles County. Brad Sears and Deborah Ho, J.D. (Williams Institute, World AIDS Day, December 1, 2006) RA643.84.C2 S43 *Also available online


Memoirs / Personal histories

Treatises/Practice Guides

HIV/AIDS, 2020 -

HIV / AIDS, 2010 - 2019

HIV / AIDS, 2000-2009

HIV / AIDS: 1990-1999

HIV / AIDS: 1980-1989


The Last One. Nadine C. Licostie (The Video Project, 2014). "Unfolding the AIDS Memorial Quilt." Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film website.

How to Survive a Plauge.  David France (Public Square Films; Ro*co Films International, 2013) DVD RA643.8 .H697 2013; Film website

United in Anger: A History of ACT UP.  Jim Hubbard; produced by Jim Hubbard & Sarah Schulman (2012). DVD RA643.83 .U55 2012; *Official website. Also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).  

We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco.  David Weissman, Bill Weber (New Video, 2012) DVD PN1995.9.A435 W49 2012; Film website; also streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only).

Miss HIV. Jim Hanon (EthnoGraphic Media, 2007). DVD RA643.86.B55 M577 2007; *Official website

Pills, profits, protest: chronicle of the global AIDS movement. Action = Life. (Outcast Films, 2005) DVD RA643.8 .P55 2005

Sextalk: censorship of LGBT sexuality in HIV prevention messages. Williams Project, UCLA AIDS Institute & UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures. (Williams Project, 2004) LB3418.A35 S49 2004

Fight Back, Fight AIDS: 15 Years of Act Up. James Wentzy (Frameline, 2002). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); film information (watch online)

And the Band Played On.  Arnold Schulman, Roger Spottiswoode (HBO, 1993, 2010) DVD PN1995.9.A435 A53 2010  1993 docudrama about the early days of the AIDS epidemic. 

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt. Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman (Telling Pictures, 1989). Streaming via Kanopy (UCLA only); also available online (Queer Documentaries). Documentary about the AIDS memorial quilt. 

Reports, etc.

UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic. UNAIDS. (2004- ) 2013, 2010, 2008, 2004, 2000.

Still Caught in the Storm: The Continuing Crisis of HIV/AIDS Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Southern United States: A Report of The Southern AIDS Coalition. (October 2010) Online access

Risk across borders: sexual contexts and HIV prevention challenges among Mexican gay and bisexual immigrant men: findings and recommendations from the Trayectos Study. Héctor Carrillo. (2008)  Online access; also available in Spanish.


Becoming my own doctor: gay men, AIDS, and alternative therapy use in West Hollywood, California. Jennifer Joan Furin. (UCLA, Anthropology, 1995) RA644.A25 F87 1995a


AIDS policy & law. (1986- ) KF3803.A54 A133 *Online Access through LexisNexis Academic.