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‘Stand Up, Fight Back’: A Brief Timeline of the Violent Fight for LGBTQ Rights

When it comes to queer riots, Stonewall is hardly the only one that made history! For the last 60 years, LGBTQ people have been raising hell and fighting back against abusive cops. Whether resisting violent police raids or demanding action from callous Republican officials, some of the community’s most important[…]

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History
ACT UP Was Unofficially Founded 33 Years Ago, Changing the Face of Queer Activism

On the unofficial birthday of Larry Kramer’s pioneering activist organization, we take you through ACT UP history, including the famous CBS News disruption

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It’s Now Been 33 Years Since President Reagan Finally Acknowledged the Existence of HIV/AIDS

One of the many shameful things of his presidency was the Ronald Reagan HIV response, or lack thereof; it was only into his second term he even said ‘AIDS’

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Film
Set Photos Hint That ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Will Somehow Address the AIDS Crisis

Production began for Wonder Woman 1984 today and first-look photos were shared by the cast and crew revealing that the film may tackle the AIDS epidemic

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