Here are some short background articles on topics relevant to the larp. If you are one of the participants, it could be a good idea to read through these.
History of HIV and AIDS overview is a very good overview about HIV/AIDS in the 1980s published by Avert, an international HIV/AIDS charity.
From virtual silence to wide-ranging outrage in less than twenty years by Victor Berhardtz is an article about queer America in the 70s and 80s.
Young People and Cancer by Victor Berhardtz.
Alternative America is an article about new age, swingers' clubs, and the co-housing movement in America from the 70s to the 80s.
Articles about the larp
Countless articles have been written about the larp. Here are some good places to start reading about it:
The Just a Little Lovin’ Book
After the 2013 run of JaLL in Denmark a book about the experience was published. It contains descriptions of personal experiences, reflections on the effects of the larp, and some more academic analysis of the larp. And of course a lot of beautiful pictures. The book is available here.