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Larry Kramer the Normal Heart

Michelangelo Signorile

New Book Claims George Washington Was A 'Big Queen' And Original U.S. Colony Was A Hotbed Of Gay Sex | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices

Playwright and legendary AIDS activist Larry Kramer expounded on his new book, The American People: Volume 1: A Search for My Heart, which is billed b...

EXCLUSIVE: Larry Kramer On 'The Normal Heart' And His Reputation For Being 'A Screamer'

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Gay Voices

"The Normal Heart," originally a Tony-award winning play by iconic gay activist Larry Kramer, reached a brand new audience when it appeared on HBO as ...

My Normal Heart

Chef Rossi | Posted 08.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Chef Rossi

I watched Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart this week and was transported back to a strange and terrifying time in New York City.

I Miss Tommy Carraway

Rev. Earl E. Johnson | Posted 07.30.2014 | Religion
Rev. Earl E. Johnson

It was there that The Normal Heart and Larry Kramer reminded us living today: Act Up. Fight AIDS.

In Tribute to Those Who Fought for My "Normal Heart"

Brett Fenzel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Brett Fenzel

I no longer wish toxic harm on those high school bullies, but I sometimes regret that I let their homophobia damage the chords of my gay voice. It's coming back but the higher octaves have given way to a more seasoned, jazzy baritone.

President Of The Black AIDS Institute: Gay Men In New York Did Not And Do Not Matter

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices

The recent release of the much-anticipated film "The Normal Heart," which follows a gay activist trying to raise awareness in the early years of the A...

The Normal Heart: Storytelling as Activism

Faisal Al-Juburi | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Faisal Al-Juburi

The movie is garnering much attention because of the extraordinary star power -- not unlike how the celebrity of Hanks helped to propel Philadelphia. But, as with Philadelphia, it is the humanity imbued in a story being told at a necessary time that promises to enrapture audiences.

Michelangelo Signorile

Ryan Murphy: Ruffalo And Bomer Were 'Terrified' Of 'Normal Heart' Sex Scenes | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Producer and director Ryan Murphy, wrapping up the sixth and final season of “Glee” and now in the thick of his latest TV series, "American Horro...

Hollywood's Take On HIV/AIDS (VIDEO / AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 07.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

As the world gears up for HBO's The Normal Heart, I present a recent episode of SnowbizNow in which standout films in 30 years of AIDS in cinema are honored.

Erin Whitney

HIV/AIDS 'Is Not Solved. It's Still A Fatal Disease' | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.15.2014 | TV

HBO's "The Normal Heart" is a film about the HIV/AIDS crisis that will definitely make you weep, and may even instill a sense of activism in you. T...

Michelangelo Signorile

Jim Parsons On 'The Normal Heart' And His Own Coming Out Experience | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Jim Parsons, co-starring in "The Normal Heart," the powerful, emotionally wrenching HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer’s searing play about the ver...

Mark Ruffalo: My 'Compassion For The Struggle Of People' Lead Me To 'The Normal Heart'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Just days after a poignant new trailer hit the blogosphere, actor Mark Ruffalo sounded off on his role in the much-anticipated HBO adaptation of Larry...

WATCH: Matt Bomer And Mark Ruffalo Will Break Your Heart In 'The Normal Heart' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices

If HBO's adaptation of Larry Kramer's masterpiece "The Normal Heart" is as chilling as this new trailer, prepare to stock up on some tissues before Ma...

Reassessing the Gay Cultural Paradigm

Nicholas F. Benton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas F. Benton

Focusing on the gay community's exceptional gifts -- our transformational gifts to the whole world -- must form the basis our new cultural paradigm, shaping the self-identities of forever-unfolding new generations of our tribe.

The Importance of Being Larry

Mark Adnum | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Adnum

When Oscar Wilde, the great homosexual, instructed us that "Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life," he may well have been addressing the New York Times photo of Larry Kramer, playwright of The Normal Heart, marrying his partner David Webster last week.

Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart -- Julia Roberts in HBO Film

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
Alison Winfield Burns

Larry Kramer sits down at the New York Historical Society Museum. The Smith Auditorium is packed. Two tiers of seats, filled.

Streisand, Kramer and the Battle Over The Normal Heart

Paul Katz | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

I wish Larry Kramer would please do me, himself, and people who follow the entertainment business a favor and quit bringing up the fact that Barbra Streisand has not made the film version of his play The Normal Heart.

Important Play On Early AIDS Reaction Being Staged In D.C.

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Before there was a test, before it had a name and before there was any way to know if AIDS was spread through the air, touch or bod...