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Act Up 25 Years

How I Didn't Get AIDS

Andrew Miller | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Miller

Most of my young gay friends are uninterested in the history of my membership in ACT UP, but a few, like Jake, are curious, even insistent. I answer their questions and try to explain what it was like to be 25 in the East Village in 1989.

ACT UP Members Reunite, Without the Anger -- At Least for Now

Kathleen Kiley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kathleen Kiley

Spencer Cox's death triggered an awareness that remaining unconnected (and silent) was no longer effective in dealing with the trauma and sorrow of the AIDS crisis. So former members will converge on a Greenwich Village club to reconnect -- and perhaps settle on a strategy.

Claire Gordon

Act Up's 25th Anniversary: What Is AIDS Activism Now? | Claire Gordon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The group widely known simply as Act Up, rather by than its more formal name AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, celebrated its 25th anniversary in New Y...

Making 'United In Anger: A History Of ACT UP'

Jim Hubbard | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Hubbard

I began intensely editing United in Anger about three years ago and finished it at the end of 2011. What I have tried to convey is the urgency of people who, battling a deadly epidemic that threatened their lives, culture, and community, chose to fight back and remake the world.

Happy Birthday, ACT UP, Wherever You Are

Larry Kramer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Larry Kramer

It's difficult to be grateful when the AIDS plague is worse than ever all over the world and the two organizations I helped found to stop it are, if not no more, then in such pathetic shape as to almost be no more.

How The Internet Has Truly Changed Activisim

Kate Otto | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Kate Otto

There are many ways in which our digitized world has allowed us to raise awareness like never before, but ACT UP's legacy reminds me that the Internet can give us the easy way out sometimes.