1935 - Born on the 25th of June in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
1953 - He enrolled in Yale where, he tried to kill himself by overdosing on aspirin.
1957 - He received his B.A. in English. After graduation he became assistant to first the President of Columbia Pictures, and later to the President of United Artists.
1983 - Kramer had co-founded the GMHC but had resigned from its board of directors in 1983.
1987 - He founded ACT UP, the Aids Coalition to Unleash Power. the international AIDS advocacy and protest organization.
1991 - Kramer and his partner, architect David Webster.
2001 - At the age 66, Kramer was on the brink of death from end-stage liver disease caused by hepatitis B, a common infection for people with HIV.
2001 - He received the new liver on the 21st of December. As of 2007, the liver and Kramer are still working.
- Arthur Kramer endowed Yale with $1 million to be spent over five years to finance the Larry Kramer Initiative for Lesbian and Gay Studies. The money would pay visiting professors and a proram coordinator for conferences, guest speakers and other events.
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- "We're all going to go crazy, living this epidemic every minute, while the rest of the world goes on out there, all around us, as if nothing is happening, going on with their own lives and not knowing what it's like, what we're going through. We're living through war, but where they're living it's peacetime, and we're all in the same country."