Written by Rudy Arispe on Nov 21 2016 - 2:25pm
Papa Bear, founder of San Antonio AIDS Foundation, was SA’s first major HIV/AIDS Advocate. When gay men, who were patrons of Robert “Papa Bear” Edwards’ bar, became sick and dying of AIDS in the early ‘80s when not much was known about the disease, he knew he had to do something to offer them comfort and care and soon founded the San Antonio AIDS Foundation.