(Hypo)Thesis Statement

The Castro was created in the late 1980’s, for the LGBT Community, specifically¬†gay middle age men to help highlight the controversial role of the HIV/ AIDS epidemic.


  • The Castro connections to the quilt? (Introduction)¬†How is The Castro embodied in my quilt panel?
  • What role has the Castro played in the HIV/AIDS epidemic?
    • 1980’s?
    • today?
  • What is the Castro?
  • What makes the Castro so controversial? (EVIDENCE)
  • What is the connection between the Castro and HIV/AIDS? (EVIDENCE)
  • What have other communities been created due to the suffering of HIV/ AIDS?
  • Out of the LGBT Community, Why gay middle age men?

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