Larry Kramer

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Larry Kramer — writer, advocate, “loudmouth” — helped define AIDS activism and gay life. Larry Kramer, Glenda Jackson, The Normal Heart, Ken Russell, Broken Leg, Playwright, The New Yorker, Documentaries, Gay

Larry Kramer, Playwright and Outspoken AIDS Activist, Dies at 84

Larry Kramer, Playwright and Outspoken AIDS Activist, Dies at 84 - The New York Times

Larry Kramer Had the Courage to Act on His Fear | The New Yorker Larry Kramer, Normal Heart, How To Become Rich, I Care, The New Yorker, My People, White Man, Acting, Novels

Larry Kramer Had the Courage to Act on His Fear

Masha Gessen remembers the writer and AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who founded ACT UP in the eighties and who showed the uses of a catastrophic imagination.

In One of His Final Interviews Larry Kramer, 84 and Infirm, Still Roared | Vanity Fair Larry Kramer, People With Hiv, Public Theater, Black Panther Party, King Book, Shirt Shop, T Shirt, Broken Leg

In One of His Final Interviews Larry Kramer, 84 and Infirm, Still Roared

As COVID was beginning to lay siege to the country, who else to turn to but the resilient AIDS activist and writer who raged so hard against the plague that preceded it? One reporter recalls his last interview with a longtime subject.

Larry Kramer Had the Courage to Act on His Fear | The New Yorker Larry Kramer, Normal Heart, Room Of One's Own, Washington Square Park, How To Become Rich, The New Yorker, My People, White Man, Acting

Larry Kramer Had the Courage to Act on His Fear

Masha Gessen remembers the writer and AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who founded ACT UP in the eighties and who showed the uses of a catastrophic imagination.

The Benevolent Rage of Larry Kramer | The New Yorker Larry Kramer, Primal Scream, Normal Heart, President Ronald Reagan, New York Daily News, Fight For Us, Sad Day, How To Become Rich, The New Yorker

The Benevolent Rage of Larry Kramer

Michael Specter writes about the life and legacy of the AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who died this week.

Larry Kramer Had the Courage to Act on His Fear | The New Yorker Larry Kramer, Primal Scream, Normal Heart, President Ronald Reagan, New York Daily News, Fight For Us, Sad Day, How To Become Rich, The New Yorker

Larry Kramer Had the Courage to Act on His Fear

Masha Gessen remembers the writer and AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who founded ACT UP in the eighties and who showed the uses of a catastrophic imagination.

The Benevolent Rage of Larry Kramer | The New Yorker Larry Kramer, Primal Scream, President Ronald Reagan, New York Daily News, Sad Day, Playwright, The New Yorker, I Am Scared, Rage

The Benevolent Rage of Larry Kramer

Michael Specter writes about the life and legacy of the AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who died this week.

The Benevolent Rage of Larry Kramer | The New Yorker Larry Kramer, Primal Scream, President Ronald Reagan, New York Daily News, Fight For Us, Sad Day, The New Yorker, Screenwriting, Rage

The Benevolent Rage of Larry Kramer

Michael Specter writes about the life and legacy of the AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who died this week.

Ill but holding steady, Larry Kramer makes his bid to be remembered as a writer first, AIDS activist second, with a searing prequel to The Normal Heart. MICHAEL SHNAYERSON visits the once angriest man in America and finds him calm (even happy) at his Hamptons retreat Kramer Vs Kramer, Larry Kramer, The Normal Heart, Vanity Fair, The Hamptons, Hold On, Writer, Calm, America

Kramer vs. Kramer | Vanity Fair | October 1992

Ill but holding steady, Larry Kramer makes his bid to be remembered as a writer first, AIDS activist second, with a searing prequel to The Normal Heart. MICHAEL SHNAYERSON visits the once angriest man in America and finds him calm (even happy) at his Hamptons retreat

Larry Kramer, AIDS Activist and Firebrand, Dead at 84 | Vanity Fair Larry Kramer, Ellen Barkin, Public Theater, Theatre, Joel Grey, The Normal Heart, King Book, Actor John, Lin Manuel Miranda

Larry Kramer, AIDS Activist and Firebrand, Dead at 84

The playwright, author, and policy advocate was roused to anger by what he perceived as an indifferent response to the AIDS crisis in the gay male community—and that energy powered his work for decades to come.