why is feldman bad? (i didn't even know it was used)
Oh! I should’ve elaborated.
It’s one of the names that are present on a AIDs memorial quilt to commemorate those who lost their lives to AIDs & HIV. Marvin Feldman was a man commemorated on it.
I understand that Falsettos is about the AIDs pandemic but I absolutely don’t believe someone’s death should be thrown about as an excuse to give someone fictional a surname. That man suffered and died and it isn’t acceptable to just decide that his name is fitting for a character.
It’s an upsetting topic but if you want to know more, this interview is with the creator of the memorial quilt and Marvin Feldman’s closest friend. If you still don’t understand what’s wrong with using his surname I want you to see how tragically Cleve Jones discusses his friend, his loss. It’s unfair, wrong, and disrespectful if you still claim that it’s okay.
Just make up your own surname for him, guys…