‘Freak’: meet Cuba’s last self-infected HIV punk rebel

Like many young punks, Gerson Govea saw himself as a misfit. But few embraced the role as self-destructively as this Cuban rocker: he deliberately infected himself with HIV.

He is considered the last of the most hardcore members of the “frikis,” or “freaks,” as the communist island’s unique breed of hippy-punk dropouts is known. Read More

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