gay-related immune deficiency

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GRID. An early (pre-1984) name for AIDS, based on the link between a collapsed immune system and the known association with male homosexuality

gay-related immune deficiency,

n the term adopted in the 1980s in reference to AIDS, when it was considered to affect only homosexual males.
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I had no idea what he was talking about when he told me he had Gay-Related Immune Disease (GRID), the "new gay men's disease.