Larry Kramer is a well known gay American author and playwright, and is also recognized for his involvement in advocating for LGBT rights and public healthcare. Kramer earned an Academy Award nomination for this screenplay Women in Love. Kramer co-founded the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), an organization that helps people living with AIDS. He first started his organization after witnessing the rapid growth of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Larry Kramer was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his play The Destiny of Me.