March 10 in LGBTQ History

1985: William Hoffman’s play about AIDS, As Is, opens at New York City’s Circle Rep Theater.  Less than six weeks later, Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart opens at the Public Theater.

1987: AIDS advocacy group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) is formed in response to the devastating effects the disease has had on the gay and lesbian community in New York.

2009: In Tel Aviv, Uzi Even and his life partner was the first same-sex male couple in Israel whose right of adoption has been legally acknowledged.

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