August 11 in LGBTQ History

1981: Larry Kramer, whose 1978 novel Faggots took gay men to task for promiscuity in pre-AIDS New York, calls a meeting of concerned men in his Greenwich Village apartment. It is a precursor to the organization that will become Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York.

1995: South Korea marks its first Pride Celebration with a march and other events in Seoul.

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