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Sean Sasser, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist Known for "The Real World," Dies at 44

Sean Sasser, forerunning AIDS activist and former GLAAD employee best known for his relationship and on-screen marriage to Pedro Zamora in the 90s MTV reality show "The Real World," has died at the age of 44. Friends say mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer typically linked to an immune system compromised by AIDS, was the cause of Sasser's death.

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How to Survive a Plague Opens This Weekend! - Director David France Speaks with GLAAD

Opening in select theaters this weekend, How to Survive a Plague is an unflinching and powerfully moving look at how the activists behind groups like ACT UP forced the medical establishment into action following its tragically stunted response to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Now director David France talks to GLAAD about the film, and read on for your chance to win tickets to the film's New York premiere tomorrow night!

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