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How Kevin Elyot's Aids farce My Night With Reg became a play for today
New Statesman
1/29/15
The decade between the two plays shows in their tone and approach. The Normal Heart was a campaigning work of emergency journalism that was at times an animated article, reporting the story of the discovery of the condition and the slow response by the political, medical and media establishments. The dramatist even co-founded a pressure group called Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión (Opinion), by Osvaldo Perdomo
Poz Magazine
1/28/15
“For many of the artists, participating in the art classes is a healing experience to express emotions about living with HIV and AIDS and the epidemic overall. In fact, for some, this will be the first time ever exhibiting artwork in this renowned gallery. We are so appreciative of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art’s ongoing generosity,” said GMHC CEO Kelsey Louie.

Tony Winner Bernadette Peters to Perform with the Houston Symphony Next Month
BWW Classical World
1/28/15
In 2003, [Bernadette Peters] received her seventh Tony Award nomination for her electrifying portrayal of Momma Rose in Sam Mendes' record-breaking Broadway revival of Gypsy, and her brilliant performance was captured on the Grammy award-winning Gypsy cast recording"Bernadette Peters is a revelation!" Ben Brantley of The New York Times declared of her star turn in the show. Peters' Angel Records CD, Sondheim, Etc., Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall (The Rest of It), features never-before-released highlights from her historic 1996 highly anticipated solo debut at Carnegie Hall. The concert was a benefit for Gay Men's Health Crisis.

Photo Exhibit Celebrates Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión
Gay Cities
1/28/15
The Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York City is currently presenting Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión, an exhibition curated by Osvaldo Perdomo and David Livingston featuring artists living with HIV and AIDS. The exhibition is an outcome of weekly therapeutic art classes run by GMHC’s Volunteer, Work, and Wellness Center as well as by artists who have come to GMHC looking for help or support after they learned about their diagnosis.

Photo Exhibit Celebrates Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión
Queerty
1/28/15
The Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York City is currently presenting Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión, an exhibition curated by Osvaldo Perdomo and David Livingston featuring artists living with HIV and AIDS. The exhibition is an outcome of weekly therapeutic art classes run by GMHC’s Volunteer, Work, and Wellness Center as well as by artists who have come to GMHC looking for help or support after they learned about their diagnosis.

Larry Kramer, The Imitation Game, and the Gay Obsession With Exceptionalism
Yasmin Nair Blog
1/27/15
“Weeks/Kramer goes on to insist that there is some historical connection between children not being taught Kramer’s histrionic history of Turing and what he identifies, with a viciousness that is typical of Kramer, as the self-loathing of the gay men around him (the scene involves all of them expelling him from Gay Men’s Health Crisis, an organisation he helped found).”

Miss Universe 2015 is Paulina Vega of Colombia
Examiner.com
1/25/15
Miss Universe reigns for one year. She will travel the world as a spokesperson for such causes as Aid for AIDS, Best Buddies, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, GMHC, God's Love We Deliver, the Latino Commission on AIDS, Operation Smile, and Youth AIDS/PSI.

Sundance Reviews: Literary Lions, Troubled Teens, Lithuanian Lesbians
The Wrap
1/24/15
We follow Kramer from his unhappy childhood through his career as a film executive and Oscar-nominated screenwriter (“Women in Love”) to his founding of Gay Men’s Health Crisis and ACT UP during the early years of the AIDS plague — Kramer always said “epidemic” wasn’t strong enough a word — to the modern day, where he battles health issues but continues to write.

Fighting the spread of HIV
The Californian
1/23/15
In other cities, organizations often employ creative techniques to reach populations particularly vulnerable to HIV. In Washington, the nonprofit Metro TeenAIDS sponsors concerts to encourage young people to get tested, and to connect them with health services. In New York, the Gay Men’s Health Crisis hosts the Latex Ball, one of the largest vogue balls in the country.

Larry Kramer In Love & Anger
Sundance Film Festival
1/23/15 to 1/30/15

Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión
Metrosource
1/22/15
January 22–February 1 --The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay And Lesbian Art once again plays host to this yearly exhibit, which features works created by over 45 artists living with HIV and AIDS.

Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión
HIV Plus Magazine
1/22/15
Gay Men's Health Crisis and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art will host "Art & AIDS: Amor y Pasión," an exhibition featuring 45 artists living with HIV or AIDS.