The AIDS crisis was her entry into the movement for LGBTQ equality. She had worked in LGBTQ and independent media for nearly 30 years
"No one talked about ideology or partisan politics. We all longed for and created community wherever we stood."
Hormel looked up at me and said with a grave simplicity I will never forget: "I do not want to die a second class citizen."
'This is a critical moment for our country & Public Justice has a pivotal role to play in addressing it'
Today, millions of Americans lack basic non-discrimination protections just because of who they are or whom they love.
"The extreme vulnerability of people who are not vaccinated, which will account for infections, hospitalizations, and, ultimately, deaths"
We must not ignore the stakes [...] When you see something that is not right you have a moral obligation to do something...
During the two intense waves of the AIDS crisis, the Black LGBTQ community often had to rely on each other in the face of government neglect.
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