On World AIDS Day, Matt Bomer Honors Larry Kramer

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In honor of World AIDS Day, actor Matt Bomer has penned a heartfelt tribute to late activist and playwright Larry Kramer, reports the Los Angeles Times.

In a Tuesday essay for Out magazine, Bomer remembered the ACT UP co-founder and “Normal Heart” mastermind as a “dream collaborator” who “knew that the effectiveness of what he had written would transcend interpretation.”

Kramer, who started the Gay Men’s Health Crisis service organization and was diagnosed with HIV in the 1980s, died in May after contracting pneumonia.

“It’s impossible to overstate the importance and impact of Larry Kramer in the LGBTQ+ community,” Bomer wrote. “His years of tireless advocacy, organization, and, yes, acrimony, effected changes in our collective landscape that we are all the beneficiaries of today…”