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Larry Kramer, AIDS Activist, Culture Critic, Playwright & Author, Dies @ 84 Following many years of ill health, Larry Kramer, the nation's most iconic AIDS activist — and rattler of cages — died of pneumonia Wednesday at 84. Mr. Kramer's husband, David Webster, reported that the cause was pneumonia. Kramer was a long-term survivor of HIV and also underwent a liver transplant in 2001, which he — of course — wrote about. Kramer was born on June 25, 1935, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and grew up in Maryland. Gay from a young age, he attended Yale, where he attempted
Guest posted a topic in Politics and World EventsA large rainbow flag adorns a side of the United States consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on June 14. (Lefteris Pitarakis /Associated Press) The governor of the Turkish city of Istanbul has banned gay, lesbian and transgender individuals from holding pride parades at their usual venue, citing security concerns. The governor’s office said Friday that marches departing from Istanbul's iconic Taksim Square would not be allowed "for the safety of our citizens and the participants." The LGBT community has called for demonstrations on Sunday and June 26, bookending pride week. Turkish Islam