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AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

WHO Warns that 1st Wave of Pandemic Not Over; Dampens Hopes

Larry Kramer, one of the most prominent activists to the AIDS crisis in the 80s and 90s, died Wednesday in Manhattan, according to The New York Times. He was 84.

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More Reactions to the Death of AIDS Activist, Writer Larry Kramer

More Reactions to the Death of AIDS Activist, Writer Larry Kramer

May 28
More reactions to the death of Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist and playwright who turned his fury into mass protests and helped raise the profile of the disease.

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

NBC, Producers Say 'America's Got Talent' Cleared by Probe

May 28
An investigation of Gabrielle Union's complaints of racism on the set of "America's Got Talent" concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show's producers.

Top Spellers Prepare to Crown National Champion, from Home

Top Spellers Prepare to Crown National Champion, from Home

By Ben Nuckols | May 28
Like dozens of other veteran spellers in their final year of eligibility, Anson Cook had big plans for this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, which was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

Trump Continues to Claim Broad Powers He Doesn't Have

By Jill Colvin | May 28
Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can "override" governors who dare to keep churches closed to congregants. Asserting the "absolute authority" to force states to reopen, even when local leaders say it's too soon.

Editorial: More Evidence SOGI Data is Needed
San Francisco, CA

Editorial: More Evidence SOGI Data is Needed

By BAR Editorial Board | May 27
The Williams Institute recently released new data revealing that more than 200,000 LGBT adults in the Golden State are at high risk for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Drag Show for Seniors

Drag Show for Seniors

May 27
Openhouse joined with the SF QUeer Nightlife Fund and the Tenderloin Museum to bring drag artists to the senior housing complex in honor of what would have been Harvey Milk's 90th birthday.

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

May 27
After it was announced that AIDS and LGBTQ activist Larry Kramer died Wednesday at 84, tributes from fellow activists, celebrities and others soon came pouring in on social media.

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

By Kilian Melloy | May 27
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.

Larry Kramer, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist and Playwright, Dies At 84
San Francisco, CA

Larry Kramer, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist and Playwright, Dies At 84

By John Ferraninni | May 27
Larry Kramer — the New York City-based gay playwright and author whose involvement in the Gay Men's Health Crisis and ACT UP changed the course of the AIDS epidemic — died May 27. He was 84

Chechen Leader Resurfaces After COVID-19 Infection Reports

Chechen Leader Resurfaces After COVID-19 Infection Reports

May 27
The strongman leader of Russia's province of Chechnya went live on Instagram Wednesday to insist that he was feeling well, in an apparent attempt to dispel media reports about his hospitalization with COVID-19.

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