Alexandra Wolf

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Alexandra Wolf

Alexandra Wolf is an American woman who was diagnosed with AIDS in 1985.[1][2] Coverage of her diagnosis described her as an early instance of a heterosexual woman being infected.

Wolf described how she learned her diagnosis in an article in Psychological Perspectives.[3] She compared her anxiety to how Captain Kirk felt when he was trapped in timewarp in the Star Trek episode The Tholian Web.

Wolf, who was in her thirties, described acquiring AIDS during a brief heterosexual liaison with a bisexual man.[1][2][3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lynn Simross (1987-08-16). "AIDS : The Doctors : They're Not Saying 'No' to Alternate Remedies". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/1987-08-16/news/vw-1874_1_aids-research/2. Retrieved 2015-07-15. "Alexandra Wolf, who lives in Hollywood, was diagnosed with ARC in September, 1985, and has put together her own healing program." 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "A Matter of Life and Death". LA Weekly. 1998-11-18. http://www.laweekly.com/supplement/a-matter-of-life-and-death-2130086. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Alexandra Wolf (1994). Into another Universe with the U.S.S. Enterprise. Psychological Perspectives. p. 76-87. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00332929408404820?journalCode=upyp20#.VaSDPvmBpGI. Retrieved 2015-07-14.