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World AIDS Day 2013

World AIDS Day 2013

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30 WORLD AIDS DAY 2013 : WE REMEMBER An event by Our Youth – NYC in recognition of World AIDS Day remembers those that have passed and aims to encourage gay youth to continue the fight against HIV/ AIDS. St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church,  81 Christopher St., btwn. Seventh Ave. & Bleecker St. […]

GMHC Fêtes Joy Tomchin

GMHC Fêtes Joy Tomchin

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | In a lavish dinner gala dubbed “Savor,” featuring a four-course dinner served up by renowned chefs, the Gay Men’s Health Crisis paid tribute to Joy A. Tomchin, a former board president who was the producer of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “How to Survive a Plague,” and to the Keith Haring Foundation, […]

“How to Survive a Plague,” Tony Kushner Win Oscar Nominations

“How to Survive a Plague,” Tony Kushner Win Oscar Nominations

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | “How to Survive a Plague,” David France’s documentary about AIDS treatment activism in the years prior to the mid-‘90s introduction of protease inhibitors, has been nominated for a Best Documentary Academy Award. The film follows a group of ACT UP members whose efforts to make treatments available to tens of thousands […]

AIDS Activist Spencer Cox is Dead at 44

AIDS Activist Spencer Cox is Dead at 44

BY TROY MASTERS | As Gay City News was going to press on December 18, news surfaced that Spencer Cox, 44, a veteran of ACT UP and a founder of the Treatment Action Group, had died earlier in the day. According to Peter Staley, a colleague of Cox’s in ACT UP and at TAG, Cox […]