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.
TheBody interviews three current ACT UP New York members about their current campaigns and the challenges of organizing during another pandemic.
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.
The co-founder of GMHC & ACT-UP, and writer of books and plays is remembered
GMHC will be hosting a virtual memorial on May 13 to honor one of New York City’s most committed activists.
LGBTQ and HIV Activists Protest Anti-Gay Evangelical Group Running a Pop-Up COVID-19 Hospital in New York City
Rev. Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse requires workers to oppose same-sex marriage and the idea of transgender and nonbinary people. Some New Yorkers say their do-gooderism doesn’t overrule their bigotry.
The group is a chance to iron out legal challenges, trade tips on shelter and jobs, and simply enjoy some food and fellowship.
In the Bronx, poverty, homelessness, and other structural factors are barriers to care for many, but the borough is still making progress in fighting its epidemic.
Carl Siciliano and Alex Roque talk about the first leadership turnover at New York City’s Ali Forney Center since its 2002 founding.
Black Transgender Activist Kiara St. James on Her Strategic Vision for 2020—and on Getting Help With Holiday Depression and Anxiety
“I realized it wasn’t normal for me to feel the hopelessness I was feeling.”