John Lauritsen established a career as a market research executive and analyst. But he also
has been a gay activist and scholar since the earliest days of the gay liberation movement.
He covered the AIDS war for the New York Native.
Lauritsen is the author of the books 'The AIDS War; Propaganda, profiteering and genocide from the medical-industrial complex' (1993) and 'Poison by Prescription; The AZT Story' (1990). He is the co-editor of 'The AIDS Cult' (1997).