The critically acclaimed film depicts the rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City between 1981 and 1984, as seen through the eyes of writer/activist Ned Weeks (played by Mark Ruffalo), the founder of a prominent HIV advocacy group.
“The Normal Heart,” directed by Ryan Murphy and written by Larry Kramer, is based on Kramer’s own 1985 largely autobiographical play of same name.
Kramer joined Murphy and the cast on stage to accept the award.
A 2005 graduate of Monacan High School in Chesterfield County and now a retired army Sergeant, Shane Ortega is one of 11 transgender individuals to be featured in the new HBO documentary, “The Trans List.” Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the documentary premiered on Monday and explores the experiences and lives of 11 transgender Americans. The 11 [...]