Larry Kramer

Read the latest news about Larry Kramer, a legendary gay rights activist and one of the founders of ACT UP, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, which has risen to become a leading HIV and AIDS advocacy organization. Kramer, a Yale graduate, has a body of written work that includes the controversial novel Faggots as well as The Normal Heart, a play that reenacts the early days of the AIDS crisis in the United States. Learn more about Kramer and other advocates who are helping to advance the cause of equality for LGBT and HIV-positive Americans.

On National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Larry Kramer reminds us of the importance of anger, outrage, hope, and love.

September 27 2015 4:00 AM

The HIV activist advised the gay filmmaker to take criticism and a threat to boycott the film with a grain of salt.

August 10 2015 12:14 PM

A new HBO documentary debuting June 29 focuses on the life and work of the one and only Larry Kramer, the firebrand at the center of HIV/AIDS activism.

June 23 2015 8:29 AM

The HIV activist gave an impassioned speech calling for a cure for the virus at a Gay Men's Health Crisis gala.

March 24 2015 8:17 PM

Bomer won a Golden Globe for his role in HBO's The Normal Heart.

January 12 2015 2:11 PM Updated

Though there are fearless AIDS documentaries and TV movies being made now, it seems only decades of distance allows Hollywood studios to tackle the topic.

November 01 2013 4:05 AM

From a closeted teenager boy to a proud grown man, Wes Janisen has grown up with the community.

July 19 2013 4:05 AM

Kinky Boots gets 13 noms, Lane is nominated for The Nance, and Kramer will receive an award for his activism.

April 30 2013 3:47 PM

Ed Koch, mayor of New York City during the height of the AIDS epidemic, evokes conflicting views on his record, even after his death.

April 03 2013 4:00 AM

In celebration of the 2013 finalists, we review five nominated works of LGBT literature that should be at the top of you must-read list.

March 07 2013 4:32 PM