Cleve Jones

Cleve Jones

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Cleve Jones has been a Project Contributor since June 2010, has written 1 entries and currently lives in Palm Springs, CA.


Cleve Jones is an American AIDS and LGBT rights activist. He conceived of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt which has become, at 54 tons, the world's largest piece of community folk art as of 2009. In 1983, at the onset of the AIDS pandemic Jones co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation which has grown into one of the largest and most influential People with AIDS advocacy organizations in the United States.

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Why We Must Tell America the Truth About the Prop 8 Trial

Filed by Cleve Jones | June 16, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

In his most famous speech, my good friend Harvey Milk urged LGBT people to come out of the closet. "For invisible, we remain in limbo," he said. Harvey knew that full equality would not become reality as long as the...Read More