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Activists Recall 1990 AIDS Confab

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 20
An unprecedented week of protests in 1990 will be remembered this weekend at an ACT UP 25th reunion celebration featuring art and performances, a "living history" panel, a party, and a memorial for deceased activists.

Young Activist Forms AIDS Campaign

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Apr 11
"My biggest thing is fighting back against stigma," said Darr. "So many people are lacking knowledge about HIV and let's face it, sex education in schools is controversial."

Michael Lucas: The Polarizing Prince of Porn

CELEBRITIES | By Andy Smith | Oct 28
Activist and porn entrepreneur Michael Lucas, discusses his love for Israel, political controversies, financial success in a tough business, the documentary "Campaign of Hate" and his stance on barebacking in his films and personal life.

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

CULTURE | By Chuck Colbert | Jul 23
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

Singaporean Gays Rally to Counter Opposition

INTERNATIONAL | By Satish Cheney | Jun 28
Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for a rally that this year drew unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives.

Police Investigate Mysterious Death of Calif. Trans Activist

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 17
Authorities are investigating the death of a transgender activist, whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen on June 12 in Anaheim, Calif.

Michael Stipe to Appear at Logo Event This Month

NATIONAL | Jun 17
Michael Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere at the Logo network’s "Trailblazers" event this month.

Stonewall Activist Storme DeLarverie Dies at 93

PRIDE | By Deepti Hajela | May 28
Storme DeLarverie, a lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969 that started the gay rights movement in the United States, has died. She was 93.

Young Political Activist Comes Out Publicly About HIV Status

POLITICS | By John McDonald | May 18
He’s a fresh new face on the Florida political scene - with a brave story to tell. Meet Aaron Darr, 23, a self described "warrior for the middle class" who calls Largo, Fla. home. He is also gay and HIV positive and very open about both.

Vernita Gray, Illinois Gay Rights Advocate, Dies

NATIONAL | Mar 19
A gay rights activist, who was one half of the first same-sex couple to marry in Illinois, has died at age 65.

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