Tim MurphyContributing Editor
Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal. He is the author of the 1980s New York City AIDS saga Christodora and the new novel Correspondents, which is set between two families in Boston, Beirut, and Baghdad during the years of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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COVID-19 shut down the city’s police- and corporation-drenched LGBTQ extravaganza. But a low-budget, pro-Black, and anti-police march picked up the slack.
As protests erupted nationwide in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the #BlackLivesMatter movement came the LGBTQ-dominant communities of Fire Island’s Pines and Cherry Grove in New York.
Already set back by COVID-19, primarily non-Black organizations are walking a line between allyship and appropriation.
While the decision is good news for LGBTQ people, a top LGBT rights lawyer says that congressional action is still needed for protection in other areas.
“Even at nearly 85, Larry was still a little boy,” said Webster.
Queer ACT UP Activists Were Among Those Beaten and Arrested by NYC Cops Amid #BlackLivesMatter Rallies
The batons and plastic cuffs came out during a post-curfew street showdown hours after a Stonewall rally for Black transgender lives.
Groups like Poderosos, Team Brownsville, and Angry Tías and Abuelas are working around the clock to help those most in need.
The project, funded at $2.7 million over four years, was to start July 1. Queer youth and their allies are devastated.
The co-founder of GMHC & ACT-UP, and writer of books and plays is remembered
“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.