On a civic level, the closure of gay bathhouses in San Francisco became a bitter political fight in the gay community. Activists put pressure on the San Francisco Public Health director to educate people about how AIDS is transmitted, and demanded he close bathhouses as a matter of public health. 
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If you read a lot of books on a regular basis, it can be a great idea to keep a book journal. Like a diary a book journal chronicles your life through the books you read. With every book you read, you add an entry detailing your thoughts and reflections. This process can make you a better reader and writer. In addition, if you find yourself losing track of everything you read, recording your thoughts down as you go will help boost your memory. Best of all, when enough time passes, you'll be able to flip through your journal and reflect on all the stuff you've read.