How To Survive A Plague | The Daily Beast

None of it would have happened as it did, if we had not been radicalized by mass death, stripped of fear by imminent death, and determined to bring meaning to the corpses of our loved ones by fighting for the basic rights every heterosexual has taken for granted since birth.

Andrew Sullivan’s review of the titular movie, this quote stands out for me, as I wonder about whether such appalling suffering and death is a necessity for the kind of activism Sullivan discusses …

How To Survive A Plague | The Daily Beast