"When you are not living an honest, open, true life, you are taking advantage of a privilege granted to you by older, gay, lesbian, queer people who have sacrificed tremendously," the writer says.
"I never want to imagine a future without this being," the actress says of her new spouse.
"I didn't get to grow up with the myth that you can love someone and they won't do terrible things if you love them."
"You can just glue a beard on and I'll go out there and I'll sing and it's fine," the history-making opera singer says.
Sarah Schulman has written the most comprehensive political history ever assembled of ACT UP and AIDS activism in the U.S.
"I always feel like if I write this song and I tell the truth, if I show up here and I decide to be myself and people still accept me, then I guess I do belong here."