AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an international direct action advocacy group working to impact the lives of people with AIDS and the AIDS pandemic to bring about legislation, medical research and treatment and policies to ultimately bring an end to the disease by mitigating loss of health and lives.
... that when reporter George Crile III compared San Francisco to Sodom and Gomorrah when interviewing Dianne Feinstein for the CBS documentary Gay Power, Gay Politics, she threw him out of her office?
... that drag entertainer José Sarria was the first openly gay candidate for public office in the United States, garnering some 6,000 votes in his 1961 campaign for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors?
... that ABC moved the Roseanne (TV series) episode "December Bride", which featured a same-sex wedding, from its usual broadcast time slot to one 90 minutes later, citing the episode's "adult humor"?
Anderson Hays Cooper (born June 3, 1967) is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He is the primary news anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live from a New York City studio; however, Cooper often broadcasts live on location for breaking news stories. From September 2011 to May 2013, he also served as host of his own eponymous syndicated daytime talk show, Anderson Live.