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Larry Kramer, acclaimed author, AIDS activist, LGBT rights icon, dies at 84

Larry Kramer, acclaimed author, AIDS activist, LGBT rights icon, dies at 84

Acclaimed author and trailblazing AIDS activist Larry Kramer has died aged 84. Kramer was a founder of the Gay Men’s Health Network, a grassroots community organisation that tackled the lack of government action in the early days of the AIDS epidemic, he later told the story of that fight through his award winning play The […]

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On This Gay Day: AIDS activist organisation ACT UP formed

In 1987 ACT UP is formed in NYC The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was formed on this day back in 1987. Two days earlier activist Larry Kramer gave a speech at the NYC Gay and Lesbian Centre as part of a rotating series of speakers. He spoke about his frustration with the […]

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Larry Kramer doco to screen on World AIDS Day

Larry Kramer doco to screen on World AIDS Day

Foxtel’s showcase channel will mark World AIDS Day on December 1st with the premiere of ‘Larry Kramer in Love & Anger’, a special documentary film about pioneering LGBT rights activist, screenwriter and award-winning playwright of ‘The Normal Heart‘, Larry Kramer. The 90-minute film is an in-depth, warts-and-all portrait of one of the most important and controversial […]

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Trailer Released for ‘The Normal Heart’ Starring Mark Ruffalo & Taylor Kitsch

Trailer Released for ‘The Normal Heart’ Starring Mark Ruffalo & Taylor Kitsch

Larry Kramer’s acclaimed play ‘The Normal Heart’ has been adapted by ‘Glee’ and ‘American Horror Story’ creator Ryan Murphy as a TV movie for HBO. ‘The Normal Heart’ tells the story of the beginning of the HIV/AIDS crisis in New York in the early 1980s. Its focus is the gay activists and medical professionals that […]

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