Victoria Noe

Victoria Noe

Chicago, Illinois

Victoria Noe

Victoria Noe

I am here to reimagine...

I’m here to help people reimagine how we grieve when our friends die, by elevating the importance of those friendships and channeling our grief to honor them throughout our lives.

My Story

In 2006, I promised a friend before she died that I would write a book about people grieving their friends. In 2013, the first of what would be six books in the Friend Grief series was published. That work also took me back into the HIV/AIDS community after a long absence. In 2019, I published Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community, the first book to honor the...
In 2006, I promised a friend before she died that I would write a book about people grieving their friends. In 2013, the first of what would be six books in the Friend Grief series was published. That work also took me back into the HIV/AIDS community after a long absence. In 2019, I published Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community, the first book to honor the accomplishments of women who had been largely ignored in previous histories of the epidemic. Because of COVID, I’m back to writing about friend grief, with a particular interest in the challenges of AIDS long-term survivors who are now facing their second pandemic.
In 2006, I promised a friend before she died that I would write a book about people grieving their friends. In 2013, the first of what would be six books in the Friend Grief series was published. That work also took me back into the HIV/AIDS community after a long absence. In 2019, I published Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community, the first book to honor the accomplishments of women who had been largely ignored in previous histories of the epidemic. Because of COVID, I’m back to writing about friend grief, with a particular interest in the challenges of AIDS long-term survivors who are now facing their second pandemic.