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ACT UP

Hey queers: it’s time for us to ACT UP again

ACT UP proved to be especially significant because of the coalitions it built between different groups in our community around a common issue.

Almost 30 years ago, a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their allies gathered together at Manhattan’s Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center in righteous outrage over the government’s horrific handling of the AIDS crisis plaguing our community.

The Coming Epidemic: Is HIV really what killed Spencer Cox?

My generation, which continues to stare down HIV, is facing a new plague -- the one that likely killed Spencer Cox. As yet unnamed, it manifests in aimlessness, depression, broken relationships, substance abuse, unsafe sex and suicide.

Happy Birthday, ACT UP, wherever you are

Larry Kramer, founder of ACT UP, reflects on the 25-years that have passed since the organization's founding.