Queer Digital History Project

MISSION

Logging queer history online, one site at a time.

AEGIS (AIDS Education General Information System)

Title

AEGIS (AIDS Education General Information System)

Format

Bulletin Board System (BBS)

Name

AEGIS (AIDS Education General Information System)

Area Code

714 Area Code

City and State/Province

San Juan Capistrano, CA; later Santa Ana, CA

Abbreviations/Alias

Founded as TerraNet

Year Founded (approximate)

1987

Last Year Active (approximate)

Unknown

Network/Platform

TGNet echo

Sponsor or Institutional Host

  • Initially sponsored by J2CP Information Services
  • Sponsored from 1990 to 1995 by the Sisters of St. Elizabeth of Hungary
  • From 1996 onward, BBS sponsored by non-profit organization AEGiS

Baud Rate

300/1200/2400 baud

Intended Audience

LGBT people; transgender people; transsexual people; people with HIV/AIDS

Primary Language

American English

Exterior References

Files

TerraNet_Ad1991.png

Citation

“AEGIS (AIDS Education General Information System),” Queer Digital History Project, accessed May 18, 2021, https://queerdigital.com/items/show/41.

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