Season 1: Episode 10: Vito Russo

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

Season 1: Episode 10: Vito Russo

Thursday, 15 December

Vito Russo loved movies, but he looked behind the silver screen and saw how Hollywood was sending a message that LGBTQ people were less-than-human. He decided that that had to change. He wrote a book, co-founded GLAAD, and when his life was on the line, was one of the people who founded ACT UP. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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